Lenovo has announced not one but three new smartphones under the Motorola brand – the Moto G6 Plus, G6, and G6 Play. All three are mid-range devices running on a vanilla version of Android 8.0, sporting 18:9 screens, an LED flash for the front-facing camera, and a fingerprint sensor below the display.
Moto G6 Play
Starting with the most affordable of the trio, the Moto G6 Play will focus on its endurance. Moto has equipped it with a big 4000mAh battery with TurboCharge. According to Moto, the G6 Play can last up to 36 hours on just a single charge. Other than that, the 5.7-inch phone uses a relatively conservative Snapdragon 430 chipset. Its RAM and internal storage come in a 3GB+32GB configuration.
For image capture, Moto G6 has a single 13MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie camera. In the US, the phone will have a P2i water-repellent coating. Pricing starts at €200 which translates to about RM960.
The standard Moto G6 is bit of an upgrade over the G6 Play. The phone will have the Snapdragon 460 chipset on board with a 5.7-inch Full HD display. There will be two memory configuration for the Moto G6; either 3GB+32GB or 4GB+64GB of RAM and storage. A dual rear camera is present on the phone with a 12MP+5MP sensors while the front camera is a single 8MP snapper
Other specs include a 3000mAh battery, Dolby Audio enhancement and a 15W TurboCharge feature. The build material is better on the G6 as it uses Gorilla Glass 3 for its front and back to give users slightly more premium feel. The Moto G6 will be priced at around €250 or RM1200.
Moto G6 Plus
The Moto G6 Plus is the cream of the crop among the three phones. The phone will come with the Snapdragon 630 chipset and a bigger 5.9-inch FullHD+ display. The phone will be available with either 4GB+64GB or 6GB+128GB of RAM and storage. The camera is the same as the standard G6, albeit with bigger 1.4µm pixels, Dual Pixel AF, and 4K video capture. Powering the device will be a 3200mAh battery with TurboCharge. The price for the G6 Plus starts at €300 or RM1,441.
Brazil and Mexico will get first dibs on the Moto phones starting this month. Whereas the phones will be available in selected markets starting in May. Which markets these happen to be is still yet to be announced.