After almost two months of its global launch, Lenovo backed mobile vendor Motorola has officially launched the Moto G6 series in India. The company has debuted the original Moto G6 and the slimmed down Moto G6 Play in India. Unfortunately, we miss the power-packed Moto G6 Plus during this launch.
The Moto G6 series as a whole features edge-to-edge or the 18:9 display, Snapdragon SoC under the hood, Goof-proof design with p2i water-repellent coating and stock android experience.
Let’s first list down the complete pricing of the newly launched smartphones. Moto G6 being pricey of the two will be retailing at a price tag starting Rs 13,999. The phone is an Amazon India exclusive and sale starts on 5th June 2018. There is launch day offers, like flat Rs 1250 instant discount when paying with HDFC Debit or Credit cards and on EMI. You could also get extra Rs 1000 discount on exchanging your old phone.
On the other hand, Moto G6 Play is priced at Rs 11,999. This one is a Flipkart exclusive and will be available to purchase starting 5th June 2018. There is also some launch day offers like flat Rs 1000 discount when paying with ICICI Bank Credit and Debit cards, and extra Rs 1500 OFF on your old mobile exchange.
Moto G6 Specification and Features
Now let’s have a quick rundown of the features of Moto G6. The mobile boasts a glass-wrapped design with the front portion flaunting a 5.7-inch full HD+ IPS Max Vision display featuring 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, you could find the 1.8 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage or 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. You could further expand the storage using microSD card.
For photography, the Moto G6 boasts a dual rear camera setup. This includes a combination of 12-megapixel sensor and 5-megapixel sensor with a f/1.8 aperture. For selfie addicts, it packs a 16-megapixel camera with flash support. Connectivity options include 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G and 2G network options, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2. For audiophiles, the mobile comes integrated with Dolby Audio preset modes. The mobile pack’s fingerprint scanner along with faceID unlock for enhanced security. Finally, fuelling the mobile is a 3000 mAh battery with turbo power charger.
Moto G6 Play Specification and Features
Moto G6 Play is the slimmed down version of Moto G6. It still flaunts a 5-7-inch Max Vision display featuring 18:9 aspect ratio, but its only HD+. The mobile is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with either 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage or 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The phone runs on all-most stock Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.
The Moto G6 boasts a 13-megapixel rapid-focus rear camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash support. There is also a 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash support. Connectivity options remain the same as that of Moto G6. However, fuelling the Moto G6 Play is a bigger 4000 mAh battery which can get up to 36 hours of phone usage on a single charge. It also supports rapid charging with its 10W rapid charger.
5.7-inch full HD+(G6)/ 5.7-inch HD+(G6 Play)
Snapdragon 450 (G6)/ Snapdragon 430 (G6 Play)
3GB or 4GB (G6)/ 3GB (G6 Play)
32GB or 64GB (G6)/32GB (G6 Play)
Android 8.0, Oreo
12MP+5MP (G6)/ 13MP (G6 Play)
16MP (G6)/ 8MP (G6 Play)
4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2
3000 mAh (G6)/ 4000 mAh (G6 Play)
p2i-rated water-repellent coating