Published: Sat, April 21, 2018
Research | By Clarence Powell

Moto G6 Plus hands-on: Motorola trying to do the impossible

Moto G6 Plus hands-on: Motorola trying to do the impossible

For now, all the three Motorola phones including the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto G6 Plus are available in Brazil.

After rolling out the Android Oreo 8.0 update for the former flagship Moto Z 2016, Motorola is again back with the Android Oreo update 8.0 and this time the Moto Z Play is receiving this highly awaited software update.

Ultimately, numerous potential buyers of the Moto G6 won't care about getting software updates; this phone is targeted more towards value shoppers than tech enthusiasts, after all, and it already offers plenty of value to the buyer with its excellent performance and build quality.

Motorola is planning to sell the Moto E5 in Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America at €149 (about $183 or Rs 12120).

Moto G6 is the downgraded version of the bigger G6 Plus. Color variants Deep Indigo and Flash Gray.

"The Moto E5 Plus comes with a 6" screen with the same resolution as the Moto G6 Play.

In contrast, Xiaomi's Redmi 5 smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 450 SoC paired with 2GB/3GB RAM and 16GB/32GB storage. Running on Android 8.0 Oreo, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 427 processor coupled with 2GB/3GB of RAM.

"The Moto E5 Play has a 5.2" 16:9 display and a removable battery with a capacity of 2,800 mAh.

Processor: 1.4GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937) Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU. The Moto E5 is backed by a 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via micro SD card slot. Powered by a 4,000mAh battery, the smartphone comes with connectivity options such as 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, USB Type-C and Bluetooth v4.2.

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-The Moto G6 Plus and Moto G6 come with dual-tone, dual-lens LED flash on the back, and a selfie flash in front.

Network: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS. It will be made available in two variants: 32GB/64GB with the support of expandable storage.

Futures: Android 8.0 (Oreo), Single / Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm audio jack, Front-ported speaker, Dual microphones.

In terms of imaging, the phone sports a 12 MP and 5 MP dual camera on the back.

Battery: 4000mAh battery with fast charging.

The E5 Plus is the bigger of the two, boasting a enormous 6 inch LCD touchscreen with 1440x720 pixels resolution. You can use up to 64GB or 128GB of the onboard storage.

"Leaked details also revealed a front-mounted fingerprint sensor, a front-flashing flash as well as what looked like a glass back", the report added. In the Camera segment it offers a single 13MP rear sensor with Aperture f/2.0, PDAF, LED Flash whereas in the front an 8MP snapper is there with LED flash. The phone can last all day with the 3000mAh battery but should you need to charge it, the turbo power charger is enough to juice up for a few minutes.

The new standard from Motorola is built around a 5.7-inch Full HD Max Vision display.

It's good news that Motorola has kept the headphone jack and the G6 is also water repellent thanks to a p2i coating. For the front camera, there an 8-megapixel unit with an f/2.2 unit with an LED flash.

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