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First look: Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play are here

Last updated on: April 20, 2018 22:44 IST

Motorola's affordable G series gets cool upgrades.

Photograph: Courtesy https://www.motorola.com

 

Motorola unveiled new additions to its budget oriented G series phones in Sao Paulo, Brazil yesterday.

The G series carries the design essence of Moto X4. But continuing its tradition of building affordable phones, the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 Play are spiced up with a modern and premium look to attract the new generation.

Here's a first look at the newly unveiled phones:

Moto G6 Plus Photograph: Courtesy motorola.com.br
 
Moto G6 Plus
Design
  • Aluminum frame sandwiched between Corning gorilla glass at the front and back
  • 5.9 inch IPS LCD screen, with 18.9 aspect ratio
  • Splash-resistant nano coating
 
Hardware
  • Runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 630: Octa-core 2.2 GHz, Cortex-A53, Adreno 508
  • 4 GB RAM/ 64 GB ROM
  • Supports micro SD for storage
  • Bluetooth 5.0
 
Camera
  • Primary: Artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted dual rear camera (12 MP f/1.7 + 5 MP f/2.2)
  • Front: 8 MP f/2.2 with LED flash
 
Battery
  • 3200 mAh battery
  • USB Type-C reversible connector for charging and data transfer
  • Turbo charging support
 
Audio
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
 
Security
  • Fingerprint scanner mounted in front on the home button
 
Operating system
  • Android Oreo - 8.0
 
Colour
  • Topaz
  • Indigo
 
Price
  • €300 (approximately ₹24,500)

Moto G6 Photograph: Courtesy motorola.com.br
 
Moto G6
Design
  • Aluminum frame sandwiched between Corning gorilla glass front and back
  • 5.7 inch IPS LCD screen, with 18.9 aspect ratio
  • Full HD (2160x1080)
  • P2i water-repellent coating
 
Hardware
  • Runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 450: Octa-core 1.8 GHz, Cortex-A53, Adreno 506
  • 3 GB RAM/ 32 GB ROM
  • Supports micro SD for storage
  • Bluetooth 4.2
 
Camera
  • Primary: Dual rear camera (12 MP f/1.8 + 5 MP f/2.2)
  • Front: 8 MP f/2.2 with LED flash
 
Battery
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • USB Type-C reversible connector for charging and data transfer
  • Turbo charging support
 
Audio
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
 
Security
  • Fingerprint scanner mounted in front on the home button
 
Operating system
  • Android Oreo - 8.0
 
Colour
  • Deep indigo
  • Silver
  • Black
  • Blush
 
Price
  • €250 (approximately ₹20,380)

Moto G6 Play Photograph: Courtesy motorola.com.br
 
Moto G6 Play
Design
  • Polymer glass back
  • 5.7 inch IPS LCD screen, with 18.9 aspect ratio
  • HD (1440 x 720)
  • P2i water-repellent coating
 
Hardware
  • Runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 430: Octa-core 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53, Adreno 505
  • 3 GB RAM/ 32 GB ROM
  • Supports micro SD for storage
  • Bluetooth 4.2
 
Camera
  • Primary: 13 MP f/2.0
  • Front: 8 MP f/2.2 with LED flash
 
Battery
  • 4000 mAh battery
  • MicroUSB for charging and data transfer
  • Supports Turbo charging
 
Audio
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
 
Security
  • Fingerprint scanner mounted on the back
 
Operating system
  • Android Oreo - 8.0
 
Colour
  • Deep indigo
  • Flash gray
 
Price
  • €200 (approximately ₹16,304)

Ashish Narsale / Rediff.com