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STS ASIA, INDIA – Indian market has just received another smartphone from Motorola as the company has just launched their new Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play in the country. First announced last April in South America, the new phones now comes across Asia, starting with India.

The new phones sport a similarly-looking design, although there are some notable difference even at first glance. The Moto G6 Play sports only a single camera on the back, and it has fingerprint sensor on the rear, contrary to the Moto G6’s dual rear camera setup and front-placed fingerprint reader.

The Moto G6 features a 5.7-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080) display, without a notch, as well as either 3GB / 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB of internal, expandable storage. It is powered by a midranger Snapdragon 450 chipset, as well as running Android Oreo out-of-the-box. All of its power is housed in a 3,000mAh battery.

Moto G6 (Image: Motorola)

It is also made out of metal with a 2.5D curved glass design. It also comes with water-repellent coating.

In terms of cameras, it includes a dual camera setup, with 12 and 5-megapixel lenses sitting on the back, while a single 8-megapixel camera sits on the front, upper side of the device.


Specifications and Features

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Model:Moto G6
Display:5.7-inch Full HD+ 18:9 IPS LCD display (2160 x 1080 resolution), ~424 ppi, 75% screen-to-body ratio
CPU/SoC:Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Octa-core @ 1.8GHz
GPU:Adreno 506
RAM:3GB / 4GB
ROM/Storage:32GB / 64GB (expandable to 256GB via microSD)
Rear Cameras:12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2)
Phase Detection Auto-focus (PDAF), dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front Camera:8-megapixel f/2.2
Battery:3000mAh battery (non-removable)
Connectivity:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2
USB Type-C (1.0), USB On-The-Go (OTG)
3.5mm headphone jack
Network Bands:4G/LTE, 3G (HSDPA), 2G (GSM)
SIM Slot:Dual SIM
Sensors:Fingerprint sensor (front), GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC (European Model), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
OS/Software:Android Oreo 8.0
Dimensions & Weight:Size: 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm (6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 in)
Weight: 167 g (5.89 oz)
Colors:Deep Indigo, Silver, Blush, Black
Protection / IP Rating:Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Splash Resistant
IP Rating: N/A
Other Features:Dolby Audio



Moto G6 Play (Image: Motorola)

On the other hand, the Moto G6 Play features a slightly downgraded 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display, without a notch as well, and 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal, expandable storage. It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 chipset, as well as running Android Oreo out-of-the-box. All of its power is housed in a huge 4,000mAh battery, perfect for longer playtime, as its name depicts.

It is also made out of metal with a 2.5D curved glass design. It also comes with water-repellent nano coating.

In terms of cameras, it includes only a single camera setup, with 13-megapixel lens sitting on the back, while a single 8-megapixel camera sits on the front, upper side of the device.


Specifications and Features

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Model:Moto G6 Play
Display:5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 IPS LCD display (720 x 1440 resolution), ~282 ppi, 75% screen-to-body ratio
CPU/SoC:Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa-core @ 1.8GHz
GPU:Adreno 505
RAM:3GB
ROM/Storage:32GB (expandable to 256GB via microSD)
Rear Camera:13-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.12µm)
Phase Detection Auto-focus (PDAF), LED flash
Front Camera:8-megapixel
Battery:4000mAh battery (non-removable)
Connectivity:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band (USA), WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2
microUSB 2.0
3.5mm headphone jack
Network Bands:4G/LTE, 3G (HSDPA), 2G (GSM)
SIM Slot:Dual SIM / Single SIM
Sensors:Fingerprint sensor (rear), GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC (European Model), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
OS/Software:Android Oreo 8.0
Dimensions & Weight:Size: 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm (6.08 x 2.84 x 0.35 in)
Weight: 175 g (6.17 oz)
Colors:Deep Indigo, Silver, Flash Gray, Gold
Protection / IP Rating:Corning Gorilla Glass
Splash Resistant
IP Rating: N/A
Other Features:Dolby Audio

Pricing and Availability


The Moto G6 will come in Deep Indigo, Black, Oyster Blush and Silver color variants in India, and its 3GB RAM variant would be priced at Rs. 13,999 ($209), however, the price for the 4GB/64GB variant is still unknown. Both variants will be available exclusively via Amazon India starting this midnight.

The Moto G6 Play, on the other hand, will come in Indigo Black and Fine Gold color variants on India, and it will be available exclusively via Flipkart for around Rs. 11,999 ($179).