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Moto G6 Plus With Snapdragon 630 SoC Launched in India

Price in India, Specifications and Author's Opinion

Story Highlights

  • The Moto G6 Plus India come with only 6GB RAM
  • Powered by the Snapdragon 630 SoC
  • The smartphone goes on sale in India starting today, September 10

Moto G6 Plus has become the latest smartphone to join the ever-growing list of affordable handsets in the Indian market. The new Moto G6 Plus joins its siblings Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play, which were launched in the Indian market in June this year. It was unveiled globally in April, and has a bigger display, more RAM, and faster processor than its two siblings and sits on top of the Lenovo-owned brand’s G6 series. The India variant, in fact, comes with 6GB of RAM, compared to 4GB of RAM in the international variant.

Moto G6 Plus
Moto G6 Plus

Top Highlights of Smartphone:

The main highlights of the smartphone are its design & display.

Moto G6 Plus Price in India, Sale Date, and Launch Offers

  • Moto G6 Plus price in India has been set as Rs. 22,499 for the sole 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage variant.
  • It will go on sale via Amazon.in, Moto Hubs and Motorola’s offline retail partners starting today. The smartphone will only come in Indigo Black colour.
  • Launch offers (only available offline) for Paytm Mall customers include Rs. 3,000 cashback for purchases made using the app. Jio users will get cashback of Rs. 4,450 on recharges of Rs. 198 and Rs. 299.

Moto G6 Plus Specifications and Features

Now coming to the specifications, Moto G6 Plus sports a 5.93-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixel) resolution. Based on stock Android 8.0 Oreo, with Android Pie update promised to be coming soon, the dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) phone runs on the 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 630 processor, with Adreno 508 GPU and 6GB RAM.

Moto G6 Plus India

In optics, there is a dual rear camera setup with 12-megapixel primary sensor featuring 78-degree lens and f/1.7 aperture, and a secondary camera with 5-megapixel sensor having 79-degree lens and f/2.2 aperture In the front is an 16-megapixel camera with 80-degree lens and f/2.2 aperture. The phone has dual-tone, dual-lens LED flash on the back, and a selfie flash in front.

When it comes to storage, buyers will get 64GB of internal storage and microSD support up to 128GB. Connectivity suite of the smartphone includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, and the usual set of sensors. The Moto G6 Plus battery capacity is 3,200mAh, with support for Motorola’s TurboPower adaptor (which is claimed to deliver 7 hours of use on a charge of 15 minutes). The handset is listed in Indigo and Gold colours, measures 159.9×75.5×7.99mm, and weighs 165 grams.

Author’s Opinion

The Moto G6 Plus looks brilliant smartphone in terms of design & build quality. Cameras on G6 Plus seems decent. However, the battery backup is not up to the mark but given the facility of quick charging, the smartphone does well in that department too.

The major drawback of Moto G6 Plus is performance to price ratio. At around 23K, it only offers Snapdragon 630 SoC which is predecessor of Snapdragon 636. That doesn’t mean Snapdragon 630 is not good, its good enough to give decent level of performance. But when compared with other smartphones in this price range, G6 Plus lacks way behind.

On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 (both comes with Snapdragon 636) at around 15K which offers better performance, massive battery, decent cameras and overall value for money smartphones.

And if you are looking for smartphone at around the price of G6 Plus (23K), then POCO F1 and Honor Play are best options to opt for at a lower price and get flagship-level performance.

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Shubham Mishra

Founder and Chief Editor at PaidFreeDroid. Shubham likes to keep on top of the tech world and loves to help people around him who face day to day trouble with technology.

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