11 September 2018:
Motorola has launched a new smartphone – Moto G6 Plus in India. It’s the third smartphone of the Moto G6 series.
The smartphone has a 5.93 Full HD+ display. The display has 2160x1080p resolution. The has the modern 18:9 screen aspect ratio. The dimensions of the smartphone is 159.9×75.5×7.99mm. The weight of the smartphone is 165 grams.
Processor and Storage
The smartphone has Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor. Snapdragon 630 is the upgraded version of Snapdragon 625. The smartphone has Adreno 508 GPU. The smartphone has 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The smartphone also has a dedicated microSD card slot.
The smartphone has a 3200 mAh battery. The smartphone also supports quick charging and Moto has bundled a TurboCharger (that’s what Motorola has named it) in the box. The smartphone has a Type – C port for charging and data transfer.
The smartphone has dual rear cameras. The primary rear camera is of 12 MP resolution. The primary rear camera has f/1.7 aperture. It has 78 degree lens. The secondary rear camera is of 5 MP resolution and it has f/2.2 aperture. The secondary rear camera has 79 degree lens. It has a dual-tone dual-lens LED flash at back.
The smartphone has a 8 MP front camera for selfie. The front camera has f/.2 aperture. It also has a selfie flash at front.
The smartphone runs on Android Oreo, the company has promised Android Pie update.
The smartphone has a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack which is quickly becoming a feature these days. The smartphone also supports NFC.
The smartphone is priced at Rs 22,499.
The smartphone is confusing. Motorola had launched this smartphone (globally) in April, but they are bringing this smartphone in India now.
Moto G6 Plus has good design, camera. But the smartphone is priced at Rs 22,499 which is quite high considering the competition. The previous smartphones (like Moto G5 Plus) of G series were priced at Rs 15k-16k. Now company has increased the price, which is surprising. Users have many options in both online and offline segment.
Motorola devices were popular for quick updates. But these days, the updates are on the slower side. The G5 has not received Oreo update yet and the Android Pie is around the corner. According to reports, the market share of Moto is decreasing and Moto needs to improve the update scenario and pricing scenario to regain the trust.
If you are a Moto fan, then you can consider this smartphone, otherwise there are a lot of options available.