The Motorola Moto G6 Plus is the advanced version of the Moto G6 smartphone we reviewed earlier. It’s the most powerful of the G6 family from Motorola’s G midrange series.
The Plus version could easily compete with most flagship devices, thanks to its 128GB storage and 6GB RAM version. The battery capacity was increased as well as the screen size. Let’s see what the Moto G6 Plus is all about.
Motorola Moto G6 Plus Key Specs and Features
・5.9-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 8.0 Oreo with 4GB/6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
・64GB/128GB built-in storage
・12MP + 5MP dual rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3200mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery
First of all, there’s no major difference with the Moto G6 in terms of design, except the size obviously. Nonetheless, it sports a Metal back with an Aluminium frame, Motorola style. The fingerprint scanner isn’t at the rear like the new smartphones in the E series.
The foundation at the top corner houses the dual rear cameras, as usual, they sit side by side each other with a LED flash underneath. However, it measures 8mm in thickness, which is slimmer than the G6. Weighs the same 167g and available in Gold, Deep Indigo and Nimbus colour.
The G6 Plus sports the same 18:9 aspect ratio screen on its sibling but the screen is bigger. The narrow bezels are extremely tiny here, while the top houses the usual features. At the bottom bezel, we can see the Motorola sign and a physical home button which doubles as a fingerprint scanner.
The 5.9 HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which has a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels delivers immersive visuals no doubt, with a pixel per inch density of 409. Be ready to enjoy your movies and games with this beauty as it stretches up to 74.4% screen-to-body ratio.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
A much powerful Snapdragon 630 chip from Qualcomm is in charge here having an octa-core processor with 64-bit CPU architecture. The Octa-core processor here reaches an impressive clock speed of 2.2GHz with 14nm process technology.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 Mobile Platform is designed to provide a leap in mobile performance, support advanced photography and enhanced gaming, and deliver long battery life and fast LTE speeds for top-tier smartphones and tablets
The Adreno 508 graphics processor from Qualcomm manages graphics.
There are two variants here in terms of RAM and storage space, there’s a standard version with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM. While those that don’t want to spend much can go for the one with 64GB storage and 4GB of RAM as well. The Motorola Moto G6 Plus runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.
The dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear shooters have f/1.7 and f/2.2 aperture respectively. Features that come with the dual cams are phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR and others. Record videos of 2160p at 30fps, while the 8MP selfie shooter has f/2.2 aperture with LED flash.
The Motorola Moto G6 Plus is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3200mAh battery with fast charging technology.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Motorola Moto G6 Plus is available on Shopping stores starting from $349 to $449, that’s about (N120,000 – N150,000).
Motorola Moto G6 Plus Detailed Specs
・Announced: April 2018
・Status: Available. April 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Metal + Aluminium Alloy
・Dimensions: 160 x 75.5 x 8 mm
・Colour: Gold, Deep Indigo, Nimbus
・Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 409ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 74.4%
・Operating system: Android 8.0 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.2GHz
・Chipset type: Qualcomm SDM630 Snapdragon 630
・Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno 508
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 128GB/64GB
・Back Camera: 12MP + 5MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Front)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, gyroscope, compass
・USB: type C
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes