Thu. Oct 28th, 2021

Motorola has launched two new phones, the Moto G100 and the Moto G50. Both these phones are midrange phones, which for now have been launched in the European markets. Both the phones bring fast 90Hz refresh rate displays, support for 5G connectivity, and big 5,000mAh batteries.

Of the two Motorola phones, the G100 is the more premium device,  as it comes with a Snapdragon 870 5G processor, 8GB of RAM, and dual cameras at the front. The feature set also reflects in its price, with the phone being sold at Euro 499.99. On the other hand, the G50 is a more affordable device at Euro 229.99 and comes with slightly downgraded specs including a 6.5-inch screen.

Moto G100: Specifications

The Moto G100 comes with a 6.7-inch display with support for full-HD+ resolution. The display also supports a 90Hz refresh rate and comes with HDR10 support. It houses two cameras at the front, inside a dual punch-hole. This set-up includes a 16-megapixel main wide and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera. 

Underneath the hood, we have the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset. This has been paired to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be expanded further using a microSD card. Moving to the back of the phone, there are four cameras placed in a square module with a dual-LED flash below. One of them is an ultra-wide 16-megapixel camera that can also take macro shots. The other cameras include a 64-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.7 aperture lens and 1/2″ sensor, a 2-megapixel fixed-focus camera to capture depth, and a ToF sensor. 

For battery, the phone gets a 5,000mAh pack with 20W fast charging. The phone is based on Android 11 and comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a dedicated Google Assistant button.

Moto G50: Specifications

As mentioned above, the Moto G50 features more modest a spec sheet when compared to the Moto G100. The phone comes with a 6.5-inch Max Vision HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Underneath, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB — which can be expanded using a microSD card slot for storage.

The cameras on the device include a triple-lens set-up at the back, featuring a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 5-megapixel macro sensor, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. At the front, there’s a 13-megapixel camera up front for selfies. The Moto G50 also includes HDR, pro mode, portrait mode, timelapse, and hyper-lapse video.

For battery, the Moto G50 comes with a 5,000mAh pack with support for 15W fast charging. However, it only supports up to a 10W charger. Apart from this, the phone also comes with a rear fingerprint sensor and supports face unlock as well. For connectivity, the phone comes with support for 5G, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC and 4G LTE. 

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