Moto P30 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus aka Nokia X6 – A Tough Comparison

The most awaited Nokia 6.1 Plus aka Nokia X6 just got pushed below the table by the new release of Motorola Moto P30. Motorola just launched this device which is an iPhone X Copy. Yes, we are saying directly copy because they copied each and everything even the wallpaper. This is not acceptable from such a reputed brand. Anyways, the Moto P30 device is not bad, it’s even a great device and going to give a tough competition to the Nokia 6.1 Plus. Both the devices come with Notch, dual rear camera and glossy glass back. Event the processor is same here. The specifications are confusing. Although both smartphones are still stuck in the borders of India, it is worth watching who makes it first into the Indian markets to grab the feast. Both devices are coming at similar prices. So if you want to clear your confusions then let’s check out which one is better. 

DESIGN:

The companies, following the trend, have added notch display on both devices but the design does matter. Moto P30 comes with a bigger notch compared to that of Nokia 6.1 Plus. Both come with a glass back with the fingerprint sensor on the back and vertical dual camera setup, at the center for 6.1 Plus and at the top left for Moto P30, not the usual moto trademark that is the circular design. In front, both have a bezel-less display with notch and branding on the lower chin.

Both of them looks very premium with respect to design but Nokia 6.1 Plus is having an upper hand by having aluminum sides with golden borders.

Moto P30 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus - Design

DISPLAY:

The Moto P30 comes with a 6.2 inch IPS LCD display with FHD+(1080 x 2246 pixels) resolution and an 18.7:9  aspect ratio and 402 ppi density. It comes with gorilla glass protection but the version is still unspecified.

On the other hand, Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a 5.8 inch IPS LCD display with FHD+(1080 x 2280 pixels) resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio and 432 ppi density. It comes with a protection of Gorilla Glass 3. The notch here is smaller than that of Moto P30 and looks great holding the speaker and front camera.

Moto P30 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus - Notch

SOFTWARE (ANDROID VERSIONS AND UI):

The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with android 8.1 Oreo and it is an Android One phone that is there will be pure stock UI and updated will come faster as in Google phones. The Moto P30 comes with Andriod Oreo 8.0 with ZUI 4.0 which is a custom UI from Lenovo. You would get to see some extra features on custom UIs than on stock UI.

Moto P30 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus Software

PROCESSOR AND GPU:

Both devices are powered by Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.8 GHz which is based on the latest kryo 260 architecture. The GPU provided is also a heavy-duty hardware which is Adreno 509. Both smartphones will run high graphics games like Asphalt 9 Legends, PUBG, Modern Combat 5 smoothly without any issues.

MEMORY AND RAM:

The Moto P30 comes in two variants, 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage and 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. Memory can be expanded up to 256 GB. Multitasking won’t be an issue here. The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB internal storage expandable up to 400 GB.

Both come with a hybrid slot which will make you compromise between either dual sim or memory expansion.

Camera:

The Nokia 6.1 Plus comes with a primary sensor of 16 mp f/2.0 aperture and a depth sensor of 5 mp f/2.4 aperture with dual LED flash. It is also powered by a 16 mp front camera of f/2.0 aperture. You can record videos up to 1080p in 30fps(EIS supported). The Moto P30 is provided with a 16 mp f/1.8 primary sensor and a 5 mp f/2.2 depth sensor. the selfie camera is of 12 MP f/1.9 which can produce pretty decent selfies. Video recording supports up to 1080p in 30fps.

Clicking awesome pictures won’t be an issue for mobile photographers with both devices.

Moto P30 vs Nokia 6.1 Plus Camera Comparison

BATTERY, SENSORS AND OTHER FEATURES:

The Moto P30 runs on a 3000 mAh Li-ion non-removable battery which can provide a backup up to 6 plus hours. It comes with a C-type port so fast charging is enabled. Sensors present here are:- Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.

The Nokia 6.1 Plus is having a similar 3060 mAh Li-ion non-removable battery with a type C port same as Moto P30. Sensors present here are:- Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, EIS

FINAL OPINION:

If you want,

  • Bigger display
  • Custom UI
  • More Storage

Then go for Moto P30

If you want-

  • Stock UI
  • Better Design
  • Faster Updates

Then go for Nokia 6.1 Plus.

Specifications Motorola Moto P30 Nokia 6.1 Plus
Our Choice
Price 6GB + 64GB @2,099 Yuan (21,000 Rs. Approx)
6GB + 128GB @2,499 Yuan (25,000 Rs. Approx)
4GB + 32GB @1,299 Yuan (13,000 Rs. Approx)
4GB + 64GB @1,499 Yuan (15,000 Rs. Approx)
6GB + 64GB @1,699 Yuan (17,000 Rs. Approx)
Display 6.2-inch IPS LCD
FullHD+ 1080x2246 pixels, 18.7:9
Notch, Gorilla Glass
5.8-inch IPS LCD
FullHD+ 1080x2280 pixels, 19:9
Notch, Gorilla Glass 3
Operating System (OS) Android Oreo 8.0
ZUI 4.0 (Custom UI)
Android Oreo 8.1
Android One
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
1.8 GHz Octa-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
1.8 GHz Octa-core
GPU Adreno 509 Adreno 509
RAM 6GB RAM 4GB/6GB RAM
Storage 128GB/64GB Inbuilt storage
Hybrid MicroSD Slot
32GB/64GB Inbuilt storage
Hybrid MicroSD Slot
Rear Camera Dual 16MP (f/1.8) + 5MP (f/2.2)
Dual Tone LED flash
Dual 16MP (f/2.0) + 5MP (f/2.4)
Dual Tone LED flash
Front Camera 12MP f/1.9
LED Flash
16MP f/2.0
Battery 3,000 mAh with 18W Fast Charger 3,060 mAh with Quick Charge 3.0
Color Variants White, Black, Aurora Black, Blue, White
Weight and Measurement 170 grams
155.5 x 76 x 7.7 mm
151 grams
147.2 x 71 x 8 mm

Sk Shoaib

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