Moto G6, Moto G6 Play to launch in India on June 4, company confirms

The Moto G6 will be an Amazon India exclusive, while the Moto G6 Play is expected to be a Flipkart exclusive.

  • Published: May 21, 2018 1:13 PM IST
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Lenovo-owned Motorola has today revealed the date for the India launch of its Moto G6-series smartphones. The company has revealed that the Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Play will both launch for the Indian market on June 4.

Apart from the launch, June 4 is also when Motorola will reveal the pricing, availability, and launch day offers for both the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play. Of the two, the Moto G6 will be exclusively available on Amazon India. The e-commerce website has started teasing the smartphone, and has also activated a ‘Notify Me’ button for interested buyers. The Moto G6 Play, on the other hand, is expected to be exclusive to Flipkart.

Motorola took the wraps off its G6-series in Brazil last month. At the event, the company unveiled the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and the Moto G6 Play. The Moto G6 carries a price tag of $249 (approximately Rs 16,500), while the Moto G6 Play carries a price tag of $199 (approximately Rs 13,000).

The Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Play share a lot of specifications and features. They essentially differ on the processor under the hood, cameras, and the battery capacity.

Moto G6 specifications, features

The Moto G6 features a 5.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2160 pixels) Max Vision IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC paired with 3GB/4GB RAM options. There are two storage options to choose from – 32GB and 64GB – along with a microSD card slot to expand the storage.

For photography, the smartphone comes with a dual-camera setup (12-megapixel + 5-megapixel) at the back, and a 16-megapixel front camera accompanied by a selfie flash. There’s a 3,000mAh battery with support for TurboPower charging support, and connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 4.2. On the software front, the device runs stock Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.

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Moto G6 Play specifications, features

While the Moto G6 Play also comes with a 5-7-inch display, it sports a HD+ (1440×720 pixels) resolution. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC paired with 2GB/3GB RAM. There is 16GB and 32GB storage options to choose from. The rest of the features include a 13-megapixel primary camera at the back, an 8-megapixel selfie camera up front, and a bigger 4,000mAh battery.

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  • Published Date: May 21, 2018 1:13 PM IST