Lenovo owned Motorola, recently announced its P30 Note in China, thus a new inclusion being added to its ‘P’ series portfolio. Also, this smartphone looks similar to the Motorola P30 in design but is differentiated on grounds of a certain specification, thus, making it a bit more premium than the base variant. The key differences include a huge 5,000mAh battery and a triple SIM tray with a dedicated micro SD card slot. In addition, the Motorola P30 Note features a Snapdragon 636 processor, sports a rear fingerprint sensor, and weighs at a hefty 198 grams, courtesy the large battery size.
The Motorola P30 Note is priced in China at CNY 1,999 which is roughly ₹20,700 for the 4GB RAM variant, and CNY 2,299, which is again roughly ₹23,800 for the 6GB RAM variant. It is made available in Mercury Black color option and is already on sale in China. The company is, in fact, bundling JBL headphones with the phone as part of its introductory offer.
The P30 Note also sports a vertical dual camera setup, a rear fingerprint sensor, and a 3.5mm audio jack at the top edge of the device. The smartphone also states of a display notch in the front and a Motorola logo stamped in the bottom chin.
Motorola P30 Note: Specs and features
Talking of specs and features, the dual-SIM (Nano+Nano+ microSD) Motorola P30 Note runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on ZUI 4.0, along with boasting of a 6.2-inch (2246×1080 pixels) full-HD+ 2.5 curved glass display with 19:9 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is also powered by the 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor paired with Adreno 509 GPU, and 4GB and 6GB RAM options. Inbuilt storage is at 64GB with expandable memory via the dedicated micro SD card slot which is up to 256GB.
The Motorola P30 Note again boasts of a 16-megapixel primary camera (f/1.8 aperture, 1.25um pixel size, OmniVision OV16B sensor), and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor (f/2.2 aperture, OmniVision OV5675 sensor) with dual-tone LED flash support. At the front, there is a 12-megapixel selfie sensor with f/2.0 aperture and 1.25um pixel size. The Motorola P30 Note packs a 5,000mAh battery with fast charging support, along with connectivity options, listing, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone’s dimensions measure around 156x76x8.39mm, weighing around 198 grams in total.