Motorola One Power vs Nokia 6.1 Plus: Can Looks Out-Power Battery?
We carry an undepth comparison, against the backdrop of 'power'!
After the launch of Moto G6 Plus, the Lenovo brand faced a huge backlash in India for its soared pricing. But, the company now seems to be fixing that up with Motorola One Power launched at a price of Rs 15,999.
Motorola launched its first Android One smartphone in India backed by some great features, mid-range specifications and stock Android 8.1 Oreo interface.
The smartphone comes with an elongated notched display, a first for any Motorola phone ever. At the same price, the smartphone will go against the recently launched Nokia 6.1 Plus offering a similar set of features and nearly identical specs.
If both the smartphones go against each other, who will win? Let’s find out.
Motorola One Power vs Nokia 6.1 Plus In-Depth Comparison
For the same price at Rs 15,999, Motorola One Power and Nokia 6.1 Plus both come under Android One with similar internals and dual cameras.
So, who offers the most value for money?
Design & Built Quality
Motorola One Power has a metal unibody design with chamfered curves with a camera bump at the back. The One Power looks very similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro, except for the Moto logo on fingerprint sensor.
On the other hand, Nokia 6.1 Plus feels far more premium. A glass built on both and front, the Nokia device is lighter due no metal panel. Though, the Gorilla Glass 3 at the back is not as durable as metal when it comes to daily usage.
Definitely, the Nokia 6.1 Plus will offer a more premium look, but Motorola One Power will offer sturdiness.
Motorola One Power has a 6.28-inch 19:9 Full HD+ Max Vision display. It has a screen resolution of 2246 x 1080 pixels with a 81.7 percent screen-to-body ratio and pixel density of 402 ppi.
Whereas, the Nokia 6.1 Plus has a smaller display with a 5.8 inch Full HD+ IPS LCD panel. It has a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels with a higher pixel density of 432 ppi. Both the smartphones have good viewing angles with accurate colours output.
Motorola has a larger screen size, but Nokia 6.1 Plus has higher pixel density and smaller notch.
Both Motorola One Power and Nokia 6.1 Plus both are powered by the same chipset: Snapdragon 636. The devices club have 4GB of RAM and GPU 509 to make up the graphics. Both the devices can handle multitasking and heavy gaming with ease.
Nokia and Motorola can perform well under heavy usage conditions with energy efficient internals.
Motorola One Power and Nokia 6.1 Plus run stock Android Oreo out of the box. Means no bloatware or any unnecessary add-ons offering a seamless optimised experience. Both the phones will get Android 9.0 Pie update soon with promised version upgrades till Android Q and regular security updates.
In terms of UI, both the Nokia 6.1 Plus and Motorola One Power offers a similar user experience.
Again, both the smartphones come with 64GB of onboard storage. The memory can be further expanded on the both the devices with the help of an external memory card. Both the smartphone can run day to day tasks swiftly.
Motorola One Power has a dual SIM slot with a dedicated microSD card slot. But on Nokia 6.1 Plus, it’s a hybrid dual SIM slot. So you will have to choose between either a second SIM or extra memory.
Coming to memory-heavy apps and graphics-intensive games, again both Motorola and Nokia can run them smoothly.
Nokia 6.1 Plus and Motorola One Power feature a similar camera combination. Both has a 16 megapixel primary shooter coupled with a 5 megapixel secondary depth sensor. The smartphones offer similar camera features except for a few aperture settings.
Motorola One Power and Nokia 6.1 Plus offer similar experiences in terms of photography, but the Motorola has the Google Lens integrated inside camera app. This has an added advantage with more options and better colour reproduction.
Motorola One Power will come with a massive 5,000mAh battery backed by TurboPower fast charging capabilities. While Nokia 6.1 Plus has a quite smaller 3,060mAh battery, it also has fast-charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support.
In terms of battery output, the Motorola One Power is two notches up with that massive battery which can last to up to two days.
Price & Availability
Again, both the smartphones are priced at a same point, Rs 15,999. They have a single storage variant, and are available via Flipkart. Nokia 6.1 Plus is currently available via weekly flash sales on Flipkart, while the Motorola One Power will be available from October 5 via Flipkart.
Nokia 6.1 Plus vs Motorola One Power: Verdict
Among the small differences, Motorola One Power has dual speakers powered by Dolby Audio, while Nokia 6.1 Plus only has a single speaker. Nokia 6.1 Plus offers both fingerprint sensor and face unlock, but Motorola has only fingerprint technology as biometrics. Motorola has a dedicated slot for memory card, but Nokia 6.1 Plus has a hybrid tray. These are the only slight differences.
The main difference is the battery, but again Nokia 6.1 Plus can easily run for a whole day on a single charge.
On Motorola, the built is sturdy, the display is bigger and the battery is larger. While on Nokia you have got the looks with everything you need in a decent mid-range smartphone. Unless battery is your primary concern, both the smartphones stand on the same line.