Motorola Moto G6 Play VS Motorola Moto G6: Battery vs Overall performance. Motorola Moto G-series has a long-standing history as the affordable series in the smartphone industry. But with the advancement of Chinese competition, that might no longer be the case again. The likes of Xiaomi, Meizu, and Oppo have all released affordable devices this 2018. The massive competition has led to Motorola manufacturing three Moto G6 smartphones: Moto G6 Play, Moto G6, and Moto G6 Plus.

Given the success the Moto G5 had in 2017, we shouldn’t be surprised if the Moto G6 series is also accepted globally. The Moto G6 Play is the cheaper alternative to the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Plus. After comparing the Moto G6 with the Moto G6 Plus. The Moto G6 Play will have to battle the Moto G6 here. Motorola already said the Moto G6 Play is one of the cheapest smartphones in the market with a 4,000 mAh battery and supports fast battery charging. Let’s see which of the two budget smartphones comes out on top.

Motorola Moto G6 Play VS Motorola Moto G6 – The Design

Motorola Moto G6 Play VS Motorola Moto G6
Motorola Moto G6 Play
Motorola Moto G6 Play VS Motorola Moto G6
Motorola Moto G6

The Moto G6 Play has no home button unlike the Moto G6 and G6 Plus. And features a rear fingerprint sensor. While the Moto G6’s fingerprint sensor is in its home button. The Moto G6 features a front and back glass with aluminum frame. While the Moto G6 Play has no back glass, instead it features a plastic back which has reflective elements. The Moto G6 Play weighs 175 grams and measures 9mm in thickness. While the Moto G6 weighs 167 grams and 8.3mm in thickness. Surprisingly, the Moto G6 Play is also splash resistant like the Moto G6.

While the Moto G6 house a dual rear camera with dual-LED dual-tone flash. The Moto G6 Play houses just a rear camera with LED flash. The Moto G6 Play is available in Deep Indigo, Silver, Flash Gray and Gold body colors. While the Deep Indigo, Silver, Blush and Black body colors are available on the Moto G6.

Motorola Moto G6 VS Motorola Moto G6 Play – The Display

They both feature the same 5.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The Moto G6 sports an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels with 424 PPI density. While the Moto G6 Play features an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels with 282 PPI density. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protects the screen of the Moto G6. While an unspecified version of Corning Gorilla Glass protects the screen of the Moto G6 Play. Since the Moto G6 is bigger than the Moto G6 Play. The Corning Gorilla Glass protecting the Moto G6 Play’s screen will likely be gorilla glass 2.

Motorola Moto G6 VS Motorola Moto G6 Play – The Camera

The Moto G6 Play despite being a cheaper version didn’t disappoint that much in its camera quality. The G6 Play sports a rear camera with a 13MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. And at the front camera is an 8 megapixels shooter for clear selfies. While the Moto G6’s dual rear camera has a 12MP f/1.8 aperture primary sensor and 5MP f/2.2 aperture secondary sensor. For snaps, the Moto G6 front camera is equipped with an 8MP f/2.2 aperture.

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Motorola Moto G6 VS Motorola Moto G6 Play – Hardware and Software

The Moto G6 and G6 Play both runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chip with 1.4GHz Octa-core processor powers the Moto G6 Play. While Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chip with 1.8GHz Octa-core processor powers the Moto G6. For graphics, the Moto G6 Play features Adreno 505 graphics processing unit. While the Moto G6 features Adreno 506 graphics processing unit.

The Moto G6 Play comes in either a 2GB memory with 16GB storage or a 3GB memory with 32GB storage. Won’t suggest you go for the 2GB memory with 16GB storage. The Moto G6 also has a 3GB memory with 32GB storage and a bigger 4GB memory with 64GB storage.

Motorola Moto G6 VS Motorola Moto G6 Play – The Battery

The only bragging rights the Moto G6 Play has over the Moto G6 is the battery capacity. The Moto G6 Play packs a non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery. While the Moto G6 comes with a smaller non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. They support fast battery charging, 15W turbo power for the Moto G6. And 10W or 15W turbo power for the Moto G6 Play.

Motorola Moto G6 VS Motorola Moto G6 Play – The Price

For around $299 (N104,650) you can get the Moto G6. While the Moto G6 Play goes for around $240 (N84,000). The Moto G6 is overall better than the Moto G6 Play. The G6 Play will, however, last longer than the Moto G6.

Motorola Moto G6 Play VS Motorola Moto G6 Full Specs Comparison

Motorola Moto G6 Play Motorola Moto G6
Dimensions and Weight 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm. Weight: 175 g 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm. Weight: 167 g
Display 5.7 inch (75.2% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels with 282 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.7 inch (75.4% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 424 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 2GB. ROM: 16GB OR RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB microSD, up to 256 GB RAM: 3GB. ROM: 32GB OR RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 256 GB
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 8.0 Oreo
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with Octa-core 1.4GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset with Octa-core 1.8GHz processor
Camera 8MP front camera + 13MP f/2.0 aperture with LED flash 8MP f/2.2 aperture front camera with LED flash + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 5MP f/2.2 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 10W or 15W Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging 15W

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