Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play, the two new smartphones from Motorola have been officially launched for the Indian market. Both smartphones are aimed at the mid-end of the handset market, where players like Xiaomi and Oppo have substantial market share.
Moto G6 starts at Rs 13,999 for the base model which has 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant will cost Rs 15,999 in India. Moto G6 Play costs Rs 11,999 for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant and will be exclusive to Flipkart.
Out of the two, Moto G6 is the top-of-the-line smartphone. The phone has a 5.7-inch FHD+ (2160×1080) MaxVision with an aspect of ratio of 18:9. Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, paired with Adreno 506 GPU. It has 3GB/4GB of RAM coupled with 32GB/64GB of storage. There is a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup, and on the front there is an 16MP camera with an LED flash. The handset has a water-repellent p2i coating, and the usual connectivity options. It features a 3000mAh battery with 15W TurboPower Charging support, and it ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.
Next up is the Moto G6 Play, which is a budget device. Think the Moto G6 Play as the lower-end model of the Moto G6. The processor is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core. It has 3GB RAM paired with 32GB of storage, along with a microSD card slot that supports up to 256GB expandable storage.
It has a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440×720) MaxVision IPS LCD, and a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and an f/2.0 aperture. Also included is an 8MP front-facing camera with front-facing flash. It’s powered by a bigger 4000mAh battery with 10W charging. It has the same water-repellent p2i coating as the Moto G6, and ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.