Where we all were waiting for the Motorola's game changer G series upcoming updated models, the device was already available online. Yes, few hours prior to the launch of G6 Plus and G6 Play phones in Brazil, both the models were listed online for sale. It seems Carphone Warehouse wasn't able to hold its horses on the new gadget and posted the phones with details on the website.
However, the UK based phone retailer website took down the pages after the media reported about it. Android police were successful in getting the glimpse of the phones over the website before it got removed. The G6 series launch was expected as Motorola announced the release of new products last month and China Equipment Certification Centre also revealed the photos of the devices. The images shared a model with black color, curved sides, and a glossy finish.
As G series models have already been released online here it is a quick review of G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play.
According to the reports, the design and design of the G series model will not follow its predecessor, G5. The G6 phones will make you remember the Motorola X, this means the company is following its older design techniques. G6 Play is most likely to be the cheaper entry of the new G Series smartphones with a 5.7-inch display. The screen will be 720p. Along with this, the display will have an 18:9 aspect ratio without any waterproof property. The phone will be backed up by a 3,000 mAh battery which will be able to last for longer compared to other phones at this range. There is fingerprint sensor at the back of the phone with a front-facing camera. G6 Play will be available in blue and gold.
With this model, Motorola offers a little bit bigger screen with a similar design that resembles the older Motorola X. The screen will be 5.9 inches with an FHD+ enabled feature for the better experience Along with a 4,000 mAh battery.
However, there are some tweaks to the design that differentiate the models, the fingerprint sensor will be available beneath the screen in G6 Plus. In G6 Play, the fingerprint scanner sits at the back of the phone. The images show that phone looks more classy with rounded back sides, top and bottom.
Motorola will be launching three models under the G6 series, G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play. Where G6 Play will be the entry-level model of the series and will comprise the weaker processing unit among all the three phones. The rumors suggest that G6 will be powered with a 450 Snapdragon chipset and supported by 3GB/4GB RAM and 32/64GB storage. Whereas Moto G6 Play is expected to come with 1.4GHz quad-core 427 Snapdragon chip.
However, G6 Plus will be the high-end model in the series running on Snapdragon 630 SoC chip with 3GB/4GB/6GB RAM and could have 32/64GB storage.
All the three models will be running on the Android Nougat which is a little bit disappointing for the consumers as they were expecting Android Oreo. However, the company plans to release the Android update soon.
When it comes to the camera we know something is coming great from Motorola side, as the Moto G5 Plus camera performance was appreciated. Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 are expected to comprise a dual lens (12MP and 5MP ) camera with the 16MP front camera. On the other hand, Moto G6 Play will have a single lens 13MP camera and a 5MP front-facing camera.
The affordable range smartphones from Motorola will be available under budget for the smartphone lovers. Based on the reports and rumors, the Moto G6 Plus is expected to come at $330 and G6 at $240.
Akash Singh Chauhan is a senior writer at MobileAppDaily and he mainly covers all the latest happenings and tweaks in mobile app technology. Being an Engineering graduate he is always compelled to the technology and tries to discover new trends in the tech world. Along with any tech news he also never misses a single episode of ‘Dragon Ball’.Follow