Motorola has launched the new Moto G6 family at an event in Brazil. The sixth generation Moto G series includes the Moto G6, the Moto G6 Play, and the Moto G6 Plus.
Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto G6 Plus
The Moto G6 series all have a revamped design. Motorola has ditched metal in favor of 3D glass for the rear. It also now sports a new display called MAX Vision with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a redesigned/repositioned fingerprint scanner.
Moto G6 – the Moto G6 has a 5.7” display with a FHD+ display. The back of the Moto G6 is covered in Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides. Under the glass is a Snapdragon 450 processor, 3GB/4GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB of expandable storage.
There is a fingerprint scanner below the display that can be used to control the device using gestures. There is a 12MP f/1.8 rear camera and an additional 5MP camera for capturing depth of field information. The front camera is an 8MP sensor with its own LED flash.
It runs Android 8.0 Oreo, has Bluetooth 4.2, a USB-C port and a 3,000mAh battery with support for TurboPower fast charging.
Moto G6 Play – It has a 5.7” MAX Vision display too but with an HD+ resolution. The back is covered in glass but polymer glass in this case. It is powered by a Snapdragon 430 processor and comes in 3GB/4GB RAM variants with 32GB/64GB variants. There is support for storage expansion.
There is a 13MP F/2.0 camera and a 5MP camera secondary camera on the rear. It also has an 8MP front camera with LED flash too. Its fingerprint reader is on the back and it packs a larger 4,000mAh battery.
Moto G6 Plus – The Moto G6 Plus has a larger 5.9” MAX Vision FHD+ display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The glass on the back is Gorilla Glass too. It has a more powerful Snapdragon 630 processor and comes in 4GB/6GB RAM variants with 64GB/128GB of storage. There is also support for up to an additional 128GB via a MicroSD card slot.
It has a 12MP f/1.7 rear camera and a 5MP secondary camera for depth of field. It can also record in 4K and has dual Pixel autofocus. Selfie camera is 8MP too with a LED flash. A smaller 3,200mAh battery powers it and its fingerprint scanner is below the display. It also has a USB-C port and Bluetooth 5.0.
Price and Availability
The G6 series is already available in Brazil starting today and will be available in Mexico next week. Only the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play will be sold in North America and they will be available in the first week of May.
The Moto G6 Plus is priced at €300, the G6 will sell for €250/$249, and the G6 Play will sell for €200/$199. All these are the prices for the base model.