Lenovo-owned Motorola, launched the Moto G6 for Indian market at an event in New Delhi. Alongside the Moto G6, Motorola also launched the Moto G6 Play in the country. Both these devices were first announced in late April this year in Brazil.
The Moto G6 Play and the Moto G6 features a 5.7-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. But, unlike the Moto G6 that has 2160 x 1080 pixel resolution screen, the Moto G6 Play ships with a screen that has 1440 x 720 pixel resolution.
The Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Play also has small bezels on left and right side of the display, but, the bottom bezel is relatively large. And, unlike the Moto G6 that has a fingerprint scanner on the bottom bezel, the Moto G6 Play only has the Motorola moniker on its bottom bezel. But it does have the fingerprint sensor on the back below the camera. It’s actually embedded on the Motorola batwing logo.
The Moto G6 has a 3D glass design at the rear and is also covered with Gorilla Glass 3 on both the sides. However, the rear of the Moto G6 Play is covered with polymer glass.
The Moto G6 Play is the low-end smartphone in the Moto G6 Series, and, as a result is powered by Snapdragon 427 SoC. It comes in two storage variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and, 3GB RAM + 32GB storage. On the other hand, the Moto G6 packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor and comes in 3GB + 32GB and 4GB + 63GB storage options. The storage is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card in both the devices.
In the camera department, Moto G6 sports 12MP + 5MP dual rear cameras with f/1.8 aperture and a 16MP front camera for selfies. However, the Moto G6 Play sports a single 12 MP camera at the back and a 5 MP camera on the front. The biggest highlight of the Moto G6 Play is its 4000 mAh battery which according to Motorola can offer up to 36 hours of battery life.
The Moto G6 Play with the same screen size offers a bigger 4,000mAh battery and also includes 15W TurboPower Charging support. The Moto G6 comes with an additional microphone and offer face unlock option. Coming to the pricing, the Moto G6 is priced at Rs 13,999 and will be sold via Amazon.in and Moto Hubs. The Moto G6 Play will be available through Flipkart and moto Hubs and costs Rs 11,999. Both these devices will be on sale starting midnight today.