Moto One Power & Moto One: Hands on Review of 2018

Moto one power

Well, if you will closely observe the year 2018, we are seeing a boom in the latest Smartphone’s every now and then. Be it the Oppo Find X or the Moto one or Moto one power, the streak seems never-ending.

Hence, in this post, we will be giving you a complete hands on the Moto one and Moto one power. Right from the first glance, the handsets might seem to be similar.

But, as soon as we will go into detailing, you will discover the true potential of these phones.

So, what we will do now? Well, one good thing. Let us hope into the article and discover some really cool things about the Moto One and Moto One Power India.

Moto One & Moto One Power Hands-On Review 2018

moto one

credits: pocketint

Now, right from the first look, despite having wide notch display, the new Moto 1 has got a cheaper texture right at its back. On top of that, it felt a lot more like plastic (which actually can be something else).

On the contrary, the Moto 1 Power had a premium matte kind texture which felt a lot more worthy every single penny.

However, both the Moto one and Moto one Power appear to be finger magnets but that’s the case with every glass back panel phone.

What’s the difference between the Moto One and Moto One Power?

Firstly, comparing the display of both phones, the Moto One has got a smaller display where the 5.9-inch covers the whole phone.

Here, you will get the resolution of 720 x 1520 which is further powered by Snapdragon 625. Further, the Moto 1 comes with a 4GB RAM and offers 64GB Internal storage.

In terms of the other specs, there is a dedicated Micro SD card slot and the battery size of 3,000 is enough to last a day with moderate usage.

On the other hand, the Moto One Power takes the Moto One series, a level higher. Here, the phone packs the Snapdragon 636 chipset which is the same used in Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.

moto one power

Further, it has the same 4GB RAM and a 64GB Storage is sufficient to store all your photos, videos, and apps.

What about the display on the Moto One Power?

moto one power

Yes, when it comes to display, the Moto 1 Power beats Moto One by a far margin. Here, you get a massive 6.2 inches Full HD Display which comes at a resolution of 1080 X 2246.

Again, in terms of the battery, the ultra big 5,000 mAh battery can run like a marathon for days.

What About the Camera On Both the Phones?

moto 1 power

credits: androidpolice

One thing which is worth mentioning in this post is the camera section. Both the phones come with a dual camera setup whereas, the Moto one Power is said to outperform the Moto One.

Also, from the physical view, the camera on the Moto one power looks a bit different and similar to iPhones.

Battle in Software Section: Moto One Vs Moto One Power

Coming down to the software section, both the Moto one and Moto One Power comes with the stock Android One Sotware.

In addition, this time, the company claims to give full security and OS Updates, altogether. Here, if you have used the older Moto Phones, you wouldn’t find much difference in these two players too.

Of course, the Moto one and Moto one power will miss some premium features like the Moto Z series. Still, the two beasts pack some really good specifications.

Which of the Two Motorola Phones Can You Pick?

Well, on the basis of the Moto one Power price India, choosing one among the two is a tough choice.

As long as you wouldn’t mind a larger display, the Moto One Power is a wonderful choice among the two.

And, at least for now, the Moto one Power Launch in India is not far away. What does that mean? It means that the Moto One will be its global variant.

Further, in terms of the Moto one price and the Moto one power price, we are not quite sure. But, we will update the article as and when we will get information.

Specifications of Moto One Power (Exclusively For INDIA)



LAUNCH Announced 2018, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, October


BODY Dimensions 156 x 76 x 8.4 mm (6.14 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
Weight 198 g (6.98 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  – Splash resistant


DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.2 inches, 96.9 cm2 (~81.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2246 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes


PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo), planned upgrade to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509


MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM (China only)


MAIN CAMERA Dual 16 MP, f/1.8, 1.12µm, PDAF
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps


SELFIE CAMERA Single 12 MP, f/2.0, 1.25µm
Video [email protected]


SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging 15W
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


BATTERY   Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery


MISC Colors Midnight Black
Price About 300 EUR


 Final Wrap Up: Hands-on with the Moto One & Moto One Power

I know it is a tough choice to choose between the Moto One and the Moto One Power. Still, you are your own destiny’s master and you can go for anyone, based on your preferences.

Apart from this, for Indians, the Moto one power will soon be available and will it be a blockbuster, Time is surely the best answer.

Till then, you can leave your useful suggestions in the comment section. And, as for sharing, you can share this post of the Moto one & Moto one power hands-on with them, for sure.

Finally, keep supporting our hard-research articles and we will strive hard to produce quality articles, time after time.





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