Motorola Moto G6 Plus 

price₹ 16,564 onwards

launchSep, 2018

39.0

excellence score

71.1

value for money score

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Design

  • Premium, sleek, glass-based design - this is easily the best looking Moto G to date
  • The rear edges of the G6 Plus are curved, and that allows it to sit much more comfortably in the palm of your hand than previous models – if you've seen the Samsung Galaxy S7, it’s a similar curvature on the back
  • Motorola has also kept the fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone, just below the display, but it doesn’t take up much space, so the bottom bezel is quite thin and looks good. The fingerprint sensor is easy to hit, and works efficiently
  • A bit on the tall side - not as easy to grip as the smaller Moto G6

Display

  • Very good quality, modern, bright, Full HD+ IPS LCD display with then new 18:9 display ratio - it has good colors, and viewing angles too

Software

  • The phone also comes with image recognition software that enables you to take photos of objects you come across, or landmarks in a city you’re visiting, and get information about them, for example a Wikipedia page, or details of where you can buy an item

Performance

  • Good, solid performance, backed by the Snapdragon 630 - does well under all use cases, including games

Camera

  • Good set of dual rear cameras - pretty decent for this price bracket - the focus is really quick, and pictures come out crisp and natural, and the portrait mode is decently implemented too
  • On the front of the Moto G6 Plus is a 8MP selfie camera, which is pretty decent too - it also has a filters mode, which overlays Snapchat-like frippery such as cat features or bunny ears (though it takes a long time to process images)
  • The front camera also has an effective group selfie mode that works similar to a panoramic images mode
  • Video recording is decent too, and there is a pretty decent slow-mo mode too

Audio

  • Good, powerful loudspeaker

Battery

  • Good battery life - will comfortably last the day with moderate to heavy use
  • Fast charging support

More

  • Moto continues to excel in the software part, keeping the UI close to stock Android while adding just the right set of add-ons like Moto Actions (gesture control), night display, and fingerprint sensor based navigation
  • On the whole, the Moto G6 Plus is a pretty good phone when seen by itself - it looks good, has good software, performs good, and has a good set of cameras - and it's a solid step up from it's younger cousin the Moto G6 too, with better performance, camera and battery life - the only problem is there are even better and cheaper phones now in the mid-range segment, and Moto might be a bit too late for this party - it will find it difficult to compete against the likes of Nokia 6.1 Plus (cheaper, faster, more premium build, Android One promise, though it lacks dual rear cameras) and the Redmi Note 5 Pro (cheaper, faster, better battery, though it lacks stock Android), and of course the new reigning performance champion in the mid-range, the Poco F1

Expert Reviews

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Motorola Moto G6 Plus Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 8.0 OreoExpected update to 9.0 Pie
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.9 inches
Screen Resolution1080x2160 pixels (~ 409 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal BezelsYes
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
  • FullView Display
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Notification Light
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630Ranked #37 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 508
RAM6 GB
Memory
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 256 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3200 mAh
Fast ChargingYes, TurboPower
Dimensions
Weight167 gm
Thickness8 mm
Camera
Primary Camera12MP + 5MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • 12MP: F/1.7 Aperture
  • 5MP: F/2.2 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • Panorama
  • Auto-HDR
Secondary Camera8.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • LED flash
  • Full HD Video Rec.
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB-C
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou + GALILEO
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Water ResistantYes
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Splash Resistant
  • Dolby Audio

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