- The Moto G10 Power and Moto G30 are among the best phones you can get in and around the Rs 10,000 price point.
- Both phones come with excellent quad-camera arrangements, big batteries, dust, and water-resistant frames, and of course, clean stock Android with no bloatware.
- Although they face competition from the likes of the Realme C25 and the Samsung Galaxy F02s, the Moto pair beat both phones comfortably.
Motorola’s latest handsets, the Moto G10 power, and the Moto G30 have been creating a few waves in the Indian smartphone market. And that is because these two devices come packed with the kind of hardware and software muscle that is largely unseen in the extremely competitive Rs 10,000 and thereabouts price segment. Yes, there are players aplenty at that price point, but the two Moto Gs are simply in a class of their own. Some competitors might be able to match a few features of this duo, but as a complete package, they are in a different league.
And this is not just hype talking. The Moto G10 Power and Moto G30 actually take on and beat some of the best devices two of the biggest names in the market, Samsung and Realme have to offer, in their price segments. If that sounds hard to believe – and it could, given the status of Realme and Samsung – let us take a look at how the Moto G10 Power and G30 fare against the Realme C25 (Rs 9,999 and Rs 10,999 variants) and the Samsung Galaxy F02s/M02s, which is priced at Rs 9,999 (for 4GB/64GB variant). Both the Realme C25 and the Samsung Galaxy F02s/M02s are good devices in their own right, but the new Moto Gs put them in the shade. Let us see how:
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The Moto G10 Power vs the Realme C25
At the time of writing, the Moto G10 Power starts at Rs 9,499 while the Realme C25 starts at Rs 9,999. Both phones have got distinct designs, thanks to their textured backs, and which one you prefer really depends on a personal choice, although we think the Moto’s IP 52 dust and water resistance give it a clear edge for those wanting a more resilient device. But proceed beyond looks, and the Moto G10 Power emerges as by far the stronger option. Perhaps the biggest factor in its superiority is the fact that it comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 which is not only more efficient but also has a number of advantages over the Mediatek Helio G70 chip on the Realme C25, which does well in gaming but lags behind (literally) in other departments.
Then there are the cameras. The Moto G10 Power comes with a quad-camera arrangement, spearheaded by a 48-megapixel camera, which totally beats the triple camera arrangement with a 13-megapixel main sensor on the Realme device. And while both phones come with 6000 mAh batteries, the Moto G10 Power’s battery will recharge faster as the phone comes with a 20W charger as compared to the 18W one on the Realme C25. Finally, there is the edge that every Moto device enjoys over the competition – its clean and secure stock Android interface with no bloatware, coupled with Motorola’s Thinkshield technology for greater security. The Realme C25’s Realme UI seems cluttered and clunky in comparison.
Better processor, cameras, faster-charging battery, and a much cleaner interface give the Moto G10 Power a clear win over the Realme C25.
The Moto G10 Power vs the Samsung Galaxy F02s/M02s
It is not just the Realme C25 that the Moto G10 power defeats. It also vanquishes the Samsung Galaxy F02s/M02s. The G10 Power has a very eye-catching design and comes with IP52 dust and water resistance as compared to the rather plain Galaxy F02s/M02s and what’s more, it comes with a next-generation chipset powering it – the F02s/M02s runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 while the Moto G10 Power runs on its successor, the far superior Qualcomm Snapdragon 460. The Moto G10 Power is also streets ahead in terms of cameras – not only does it come with four rear cameras as compared to three on the F02s/M02s, but its main sensor is a 48-megapixel one, as compared to the 13-megapixel one on the F02s/M02s. In selfies too, the Moto G10 Power has a clear edge, coming with an 8-megapixel camera as compared to the 5-megapixel snapper on the Galaxy F02s/M02s.
The Moto G10 Power also not only has a larger 6000 mAh battery as compared to the 5000 mAh one on the Samsung device but also has a faster charger – 20W as compared to 15W with the F02s. And while Samsung has improved its interface significantly with OneUI, it is still not as clean and uncluttered as stock Android on the Moto G10 Power, bundled with the security of ThinkShield technology. The G10 Power also beats the F02s/M02s in connectivity terms, coming with dual-band Wi-Fi and 2×2 MIMO.
No matter which parameter you consider – design, processing power, UI, cameras, or battery – the Moto G10 Power is a clear winner over the Samsung Galaxy F02s/M02s.
The Moto G30 vs The Realme C25
The Moto G30 starts at Rs 10,999, which puts it in the same league as the similarly priced variant of the Realme C25. But if the Moto G10 Power beat the Realme C25’s lower-priced variant, the Moto G30 simply overwhelms its more expensive one. The G30 might have a slightly understated appearance in terms of design (although it too comes with IP52 dust and water resistance, something its Realme competitor lacks), but it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor, which is well ahead of the Mediatek G70 on the C25. What’s more, the display of the Moto G30 comes with a 90 Hz refresh rate, ensuring smoother scrolling and better graphics as compared to the regulation 60 Hz refresh rate on the Realme C25. It also has NFC, giving users more connectivity options.
The camera divide between the two devices is very wide – the Moto G30’s main sensor in its quad-camera set up is a 64 megapixel one, while the Realme C25 has a 13-megapixel main sensor in a triple camera arrangement. Even on the front, the G30 has a 13-megapixel camera that delivers much better selfies than the 8-megapixel selfie snapper on the Realme C25. And of course, this being a Motorola device, the G30 comes with clean, stock Android with no bloatware and Thinkshield technology for greater security.
Display, UI, cameras…the Moto G30 has got the Realme C25 beat on those crucial fronts
No matter which way you look at it, the Moto G10 Power and the Moto G30 have got the competition on the run in their price segment. So if you have got a budget of around Rs 10,000 and want a phone with great cameras, smooth performance, and a secure and uncluttered interface, we would strongly advise you to say Hello, Moto (G10 Power or G30)!