Moto G6 official teaser shows off dual-rear cameras, front-facing fingerprint sensor and more

The Moto G6 is scheduled to launch on April 19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Published: April 17, 2018 6:36 PM IST
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Motorola is gearing up to launch the new Moto G6-series smartphones at an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is scheduled to take place on April 19, and head of the official unveiling, we have come across leaked press renders and rumored specifications. The Lenovo-owned company is expected to launch the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus smartphones at the event. Ahead of the formal launch, Motorola UK has posted a teaser on its Twitter handle that confirms some of the features of the upcoming smartphone.

The teaser doesn’t specific which device it is, but based on the renders and rumors, both the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus are expected to sport dual cameras at the back. The short video teaser shows the Black color variant of the smartphone, showing off the metal frame with glass back and curved edges, just like the Galaxy S9. The video also offers a glimpse at the dual rear cameras with dual tone LED flash, and front-facing fingerprint sensor, placed right below the display.

The video also shows a volume rocker placed next to a textured button, which looks similar to the Alert Slider as seen on OnePlus smartphones. A thin and long speaker grill above the display is also shown off, and it could double up as a stereo speaker. However, the teaser does not hint at any of the specifications of the smartphone.

Based on what we know so far, the Moto G6 is expected to sport a 5.7-inch full HD+ display running at a resolution of 1080x2160pixels. It will likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 octa-core SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. A microSD card slot for further expansion is also expected.

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The Moto G6 Plus, on the other hand, could feature a slightly larger 5.93-inch full-HD+ and sport a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC under the hood. It could be paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB expandable storage. Both smartphones are rumoured to come with dual cameras at the back, with one bring a 16-megapixel primary sensor. But details about the secondary sensor are scarce at the moment. Up front, a 5-megapixel camera is expected with an LED flash.

With connectivity options such as Bluetooth, 4G LTE with VoLTE support, Wi-Fi and GPS, the smartphones could run Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Other details about pricing and Indian availability are not known at the moment.

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  • Published Date: April 17, 2018 6:36 PM IST