Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play with 18:9 displays launched In India: price, specifications, features

Lenovo’s owned brand Moto has finally announced Moto G6 series smartphones in India, called G6 and G6 Play. The G6 series was launched by the company in April this year. The latest G6 series comes in a budget-friendly segment with 18:9 aspect ratio and like previous Moto smartphones, the G6 and G6 Play also runs on Pure Stock Android. The Moto G6 will be exclusively available on Amazon India, while the Moto G6 Play will be available via Flipkart. Apart from this, both the smartphones will also be on 1000 Moto Hub Stores across India.

Moto G6 specifications

Moto G6

The Moto G6 features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC that clocks at 1.8GHz with Adreno 506. The smartphone comes in two memory configurations: 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB internal storage. The storage can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD.

Coming to optics, the Moto G6 sports a dual rear camera 12MP + 5MP with aperture f/1.8 and f/2.2 respectively. There’s also dual-LED dual-tone flash for better low light photos. It can shoot 1080p videos at 60fps. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.2 and LED flash.

The smartphone runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery with TurboPower fast charging support. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n dual band, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, FM radio, USB type-C and 3.5mm audio jack. The device has a fingerprint reader on the front home button and it also supports Face Unlock.

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Moto G6 Play Specifications

Moto G6 Play

The G6 Play is the cheaper variant in G6 line-up with watered-down specifications. It features a 5.7-inch (720x1440px) HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC that clocks at 1.4GHz with Adreno 505. The Moto G6 Play coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage; storage can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD.

It comes with 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF and LED flash. On the front, it has an 8-MP camera with soft LED flash. This one also runs on stock Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. It packs with 4000mAh battery with fast charging support.

Price And Availability

The Moto G6 comes in Indigo and Silver color option and priced at Rs. 13,999 (~$209) for the 3GB model while the 4GB model priced at Rs. 15,999 (~$239). On the other hand, the Moto G6 Play has been priced at Rs. 11,999 (~$179) for the 2GB model and will be available in Indigo and Gold color. The sale will start from today midnight for the smartphones.


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