Moto 6 and Moto G6 Play Launched in India: Price, Launch Offers and Specifications

Moto 6 and Moto G6 Play Launched in India: Price, Launch Offers and Specifications

Moto 6 and Moto G6 Play Launched in India: Price, Launch Offers and Specifications

by June 4, 2018

Lenovo owned Motorola has launched two new smartphones in Indian market dubbed as Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play. The handsets were earlier launched by the company in Brazil and now they have entered the highly competitive Indian market as well.

Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play Price in India and Launch Offers:

Moto G6 is going to be an Amazon exclusive device whereas the Moto G6 Play, which is cheaper as compared to G6, is going to be Flipkart exclusive.

The Moto G6 3GB RAM + 32 GB storage variant is priced in India at Rs. 13,999, whereas the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 15,999. The phone will go on sale starting today i.e. June 4.

The Moto G6 Play 2GB RAM + 16GB internal storage variant comes with a price tag of Rs. 11,999. The phone will go on sale from midnight today.

As part of the launch offer, the company is giving a flat discount of Rs.1,250 on Moto G6 to HDFC Bank credit and debit card holders, Paytmmall voucher worth Rs.1,250 at Moto Hub stores and 1-year free Amazon Prime membership for Airtel subscribers with the Rs.499 postpaid plan. Whereas, the Moto G6 Play buyers will get Rs. 1,000 off if bought using ICICI Bank credit and debit card, while the Jio subscribers will be able to get a 25% discount on the Rs. 198 plan.

Moto G6 Launched in IndiaMoto G6 Display, Hardware and Other Specifications:

The Moto G6 sports a 5.7-inches FHD+ IPS Max Vision display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2160×1080 pixel resolution. The phone features a glass body and has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection against scratches. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box and is backed by 3,000mAh battery with TurboPower fast charging support, which the company claims to provide hours of power in minutes of charging.

The dual-SIM phone is powered by a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor paired with 3GB/4GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is either 32GB or 64GB with an option to expand up to 256GB through a MicroSD card. Connectivity options provided in the handset are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone-jack, and Location.

In terms of optics, the phone hosts a dual camera set up on the rear comprising of 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensors with f/1.8 aperture and dual-LED flash. The rear camera is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 60 fps, Timelapse video, and slow-motion videos as well. The front hosts an 8-megapixel selfie snapper with LED flash, beautification modes and special low-light mode for taking better photos even in poor lighting conditions.

Moto G6 features facial recognition technology, which enables users to unlock the phone just by just looking at it. The phone will also get Google Lens support later during the month, which allows users to look up a product by just pointing the camera at the item. The feature comes integrated with Google Assistant. The phone features a p2i-rated water-repellent coating which protects it from sudden water splashes and light rain.

The rear of the device bears a multi-function fingerprint sensor. One long press on the fingerprint reader will lock or unlock the phone. If you swipe left, you can go back and if you swipe right you can access recent apps. Tap once to go home screen.

In terms of dimensions, the Moto G6 measures 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm and weighs in at 167 grams.

Key Specifications of Moto G6:

  • 7-inches FHD+ IPS Max Vision display
  • 8GHz Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor
  • 3GB or 4GB of RAM
  • 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage (expandable up to 256GB)
  • Android Oreo 8.0 Operating System
  • Dual rear camera setup- 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 3,000mAh battery capacity

Moto G6 PlayMoto G6 Play Display, Hardware and Other Specifications:

The Moto G6 Play bears a 5.7-inches FHD+ IPS Max Vision display with 1440×720 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the device is powered by a 1.4GHz Snapdragon 427 octa-core processor along with 2GB or 3GB of RAM and 16GB or 32GB of internal storage (depending on the variant), which can be extended up to 128GB via MicroSD card. The dual-SIM phone is fueled by 4,000mAh battery with TurboPower fast charging and 36 hours of backup. It runs Android Oreo 8.0 operating system out of the box. Connectivity options in Moto G6 Play include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, Micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone-jack, and Location. The device measures 155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1 mm and weighs about 180 grams.

For the camera buffs, there’s a 13-megapixel camera hosted on the rear which features f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. While the front hosts an 8-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash and beautification modes.

For security purpose, there’s a fingerprint sensor placed on the rear.

Key Specifications of Moto G6 Play:

  • 7-inches FHD+ IPS Max Vision display
  • 4GHz Snapdragon 427 octa-core processor
  • 2GB or 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB or 32GB of internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Android Oreo 8.0 Operating System
  • 13-megapixel primary camera
  • 8-megapixel secondary camera
  • 4,000mAh battery capacity

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