Lenovo-owned smartphone maker Motorola today launched the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play budget Android smartphones in India. Both the smartphones are set to go on sale in the country at midnight tonight. While the Moto G6 will available exclusively on Amazon.in online, the Moto G6 Play has been launched as a Flipkart exclusive in India.
Moto G6: Price in India, Launch Offers
The Moto G6 is priced at Rs.13,999 in India for the version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Motorola is also offering a variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory at Rs.13,999. Available in Indigo Black color, the Moto G6 will be going on sale at midnight exclusively on Amazon.in. You will also be able to purchase the budget Android smartphone at Moto Hub stores across India.
If you purchase the Moto G6 on Amazon.in, you will be able to avail a flat discount of Rs.1,250 with HDFC Bank debit and credit cards. At Moto hubs, customers can shop using Paytm Mall QR code to receive a cashback of Rs.1,200 on mobile recharge on Paytm. If you an old Motorola smartphone that you wish to exchange on Amazon.in, you can avail extra Rs.1,000 off on the smartphone. Amazon is also offering 80% discount on your first kindle c-books with Kindle lite. Airtel subscribers who opt for the Rs.499 or higher postpaid plans will be eligible to get a 1 year of Amazon Prime membership worth Rs.999 free.
Moto G6: Specifications, Features
The Moto G6 features a modern design with a 3D contoured back and a large 5.7-inch Max Vision IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2160 Full HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Powering the Moto G6 is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 506 GPU. In terms of memory, the Moto G6 comes in two configurations – 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. For further expansion, the handset includes a dedicated microSD card slot.
Moving on to imaging, the Moto G6 features a 12MP + 5MP dual-camera setup with the primary sensor coupled with an f/1.8 aperture and the secondary sensor coupled with an f/2.2 aperture. The front-facing snapper is an 8MP unit with an f/2.2 aperture. Rest of the key highlights include a front-mounted fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port, Dolby Audio, P2i water-repellent coating, Face Unlock, and a 3000mAh battery with TurboPower 15W fast charging. The smartphone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box.
Moto G6 Play: Price in India, Launch Offers
The Moto G6 Play has been priced at Rs.11,999 in India and comes only in a single memory configuration with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It will be going on sale tonight exclusively on Flipkart. Similar to the Moto G6, the Moto G6 Play will also be available at Moto Hubs across in India.
Launch offers include Rs.1,000 discount on ICICI Bank credit and debit cards on Flipkart, additional Rs.1,500 on exchange of your old smartphone, Assured Buy Back guaranteed up to Rs.5,100 buyback value, and No Cost EMI options from Bajaj Finserv. At Moto Hub stores, customers can get cashback of Rs.1,200 when shopping using Paytm Mall QR code. In addition to these offers, Reliance Jio subscribers who purchase a new Moto G6 Play will receive 25% effective discount on the Jio Rs.198 prepaid plan.
Moto G6 Play: Specifications, Features
The Moto G6 Play also sports a 5.7-inch Max Vision IPS display like the Moto G6 but with lower 720 x 1440 HD+ resolution. It is also less powerful with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor inside. In terms of memory, the variant launched in India includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Like the Moto G6, the Moto G6 Play also includes a dedicated microSD card slot for further expansion.
In the camera department, the Moto G6 Play features a 13MP rear camera with PDAF and LED flash, while on the front is an 8MP sensor with an LED flash. Keeping the lights on is a large 4000mAh capacity battery with 15W TurboPower fast charging. The Moto G6 Play also supports Dolby Audio and comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. When it comes to software, the smartphone will ship with near stock Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box.