If you’ve been planning to buy a phone soon, this can be a very confusing time. Usually, smartphone buyers had to just pick from an already existing list of options. But today, leaks and rumours do the rounds well before official launches, which means consumers now know about upcoming phones well in advance. There are four phones that we are really looking forward to: the Moto G6 Play, the Nokia 6 (2018 version), the Moto G6 Plus, and the Nokia 7. These phones are all excellent options, but which one is the best? We decided to compare what we already know about these phones. Read on to find out.
Moto G6 Play vs Nokia 6 (2018) vs Moto G6 Plus vs Nokia 7: Price in India
Renders for the Moto G6 Play have already leaked and we foresee the phone being launched within the next few weeks, with an expected price tag of ?18,999. Similarly, we have the 2018 variant of the Nokia 6 which was officially announced in January this year and should be priced around ?17,999. Next up, we have the Moto G6 Plus, which might see a release at MWC 2018 next month, at a price of ?16,999. Wrapping up this comparison, we have the Nokia 7 which is expected to cost approximately ?18,999.
Moto G6 Play vs Nokia 6 (2018) vs Moto G6 Plus vs Nokia 7: Display
The Moto G6 play will feature a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 720×1280, whereas the Nokia 6 will offer 1080×1920 pixels on its 5.5-inch display, with a density of 403ppi. The Moto G6 Plus will come with a larger 5.93-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. As the resolution indicates, this phone’s display will offer an aspect ratio of 18:9. Finally, we have the Nokia 7 will sport a 5.2-inch full-HD display, with a pixel density of 424ppi. While the Nokia displays will come with Gorilla Glass protection, we don’t have a confirmation of any kind of screen protection for the Motorola phones yet.
Moto G6 Play vs Nokia 6 (2018) vs Moto G6 Plus vs Nokia 7: Performance and Battery Life
We don’t yet have a confirmation about the chipset that will power the Moto G6 Play, but we expect it to be a quad-core Snapdragon SoC, but don’t quote us on that. The Nokia 6 will have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 octa-core 2.2GHz processor, just like the G6 Plus and the Nokia 7. So in terms of performance, we expect the latter three phones to perform on a similar level.
Where the G6 Play will offer 2GB RAM paired with 16GB, the Nokia 6 (2018) offers 4GB RAM and 32GB of onboard storage. The Moto G6 Plus offers 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM and the Nokia 7 comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. We expect all the phones to ship with Android Oreo (8.0), but at the very least you should see the phones get an upgrade to Oreo not long after the launch.
As for battery life, the Moto G6 Play offers a 4000mAh battery, whereas the Nokia 6 will come with a 3000mAh cell. The Moto G6 Plus is expected to be powered by a 3200mAh cell whereas the Nokia 7 will offer the same battery specs as the Nokia 6.
Moto G6 Play vs Nokia 6 (2018) vs Moto G6 Plus vs Nokia 7: Camera
The Moto G6 Play will offer a 12MP rear camera paired with a 5MP front camera. There is a chance the phone may come with a dual setup on the front, so stay tuned for updates. The Nokia 6 will sport a 16MP f/2.0 rear camera and an 8MP f/2.0 front camera for your selfies. The Moto G6 Plus will step up the camera game by offering a dual camera setup, namely, a 12MP+5MP pair on the rear. It will also offer a 16MP f/2.0 shooter on the front. Lastly, we have the Nokia 7 which will offer a 16MP f/1.8 camera on the rear and a 5MP f/2.0 shooter on the front.
While the Moto G6 Play, Nokia 6, and G6 Plus will allow 1080p video recording on the rear cameras, the Nokia 7 will let you take 2160p videos at 30 frames per second.
Moto G6 Play vs Nokia 6 (2018) vs Moto G6 Plus vs Nokia 7: Verdict
While it was a close fight between the G6 Plus and the Nokia 7, we decided to go with the Moto G6 Plus. The phone offers a better display, a slightly better battery, a dual camera setup and a stylish new design. So make sure you stay tuned to our site for updates and we’ll definitely let you know when the phone is launched.