The Lenovo backed mobile vendor Motorola is building up its arsenal of android smartphones for 2018 in every price range and segment. The company has today unveiled the Moto G6 series of android smartphones, which include Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play.

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. A little bit late, but still these mobiles also adopt the USB Type-C reversible connector tech.

For all three Moto G6 series phones, the company has chosen a new build material. Well, its much premium than metal, and now features 3D contoured glass at the back. Front of the phone is taken up mostly by the Max Vision display. All three smartphones run on latest stock Android Oreo OS out-of-the-box. Also common to the three mobiles is the p2i water-repellent coating, which protects them from accidental splashes or light rain.

Moto G6 Features and Specification

The Moto G6 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 and protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. 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.

Moto G6 series android smartphones

On the photography side, 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. It can record 1080p (60 fps)videos along with Timeplase and Slow motion videos. For selfie addicts, the mobile comes with an 8-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 Moto G6 comes with integrated 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 turbopower charger, which gives hours of battery life in just minutes of charging.

  • 5.7-inch Full HD+ IPS display, 18:9 Max Vision
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB storage/ 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
  • Expandable up to 128GB via microSD
  • Android 8.0, Oreo
  • 12 MP + 5 MP dual rear cameras
  • 8MP selfie front camera
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
  • Dolby Audio + Front port loudspeaker
  • Fingerprint reader, face unlock, Moto Key
  • 3000 mAh battery with Turbo Charging
  • Colours: Deep Indigo, Silver, Black, Blush
Moto G6 Plus Features and Specification

Adding more high-end hardware to Moto G6, you get the Moto G6 Plus. The mobile flaunts a 5.9-inch full HD+ Max Vision display featuring 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the mobile is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core processor coupled with 4GB or 6GB of RAM. The mobile packs 64GB of internal storage, which you can expand up to 128GB using microSD card.

In the photography department, the Moto G6 Plus is sticking to the same dual rear camera setup and 8-megapixel front camera unit. However, some markets (maybe in India too) will get a 16-megapixel front camera unit. Connectivity options remain the same as that of Moto G6. Fuelling the phone is a 3,200mAh battery with Turbo Charging support.

  • 5.9-inch Full HD+ IPS display, 18:9 Max Vision
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC
  • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage/ 6GB RAM + 64GB storage
  • Expandable up to 128GB via microSD
  • Android 8.0, Oreo
  • 12 MP + 5 MP dual rear cameras
  • 8MP selfie front camera
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
  • Dolby Audio + Fronloudspeakerspeaker
  • Fingerprint reader, face unlock, Moto Key
  • 3200 mAh battery with Turbo Charging

Well, this the phone you need to look out as it will offer the best-in-class hardware in a budget packed price.

Moto G6 Play Features and Specification

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 1.4 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 processor coupled with either 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage or 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.

The Moto G6 Play lacks the dual camera setup, instead boasts a single 13-megapixel rapid-focus rear camera sensor. It features f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash support. For selfie addicts, there is a 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash support. It also includes the beautification mode, which smoothes your skin tone and reduces blemishes and wrinkles.

Moto G 6 series mobile specification

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 HD+ IPS display, 18:9 Max Vision
  • 1.4 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 CPU
  • 2GB RAM + 16GB storage/ 3GB RAM + 32GB storage
  • Expandable up to 128GB via microSD
  • Android 8.0, Oreo
  • 13 MP rapid-focus rear cameras
  • 5 MP selfie front camera
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
  • Dolby Audio + Front port loud speaker
  • Fingerprint reader, face unlock, Moto Key
  • 4000 mAh battery
  • Colours: Deep Indigo, Flash gray

Coming to pricing the budget-friendly Moto G6 Play starts at $199 (around Rs 13,000) for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage model. Whereas, the Moto G6 base variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage will retail for $249 (around Rs 16,500). The top of the line, Moto G6 Plus is priced at $370 or around Rs 24,500. Currently, there are no words on the Indian pricing and availability. However, considering Motorola’s track record in India, we could expect the Moto G series to launch in India in the coming weeks.

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