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Moto G6 Play (Indigo Black, 16 GB)


  • OS
    Android 8.0 (Oreo)

  • RAM
    2 GB

  • Display
    5.7 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, IPS LCD

  • Colour
    Indigo Black

  • Special features
    Fingerprint unlock

  • Wireless communication technologies
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.0
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 7 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Multimedia 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 8 / 10
  • Call Quality 8 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10

The Motorola Moto G6 Play smartphone is a new comer to the sixth generation of the Moto G family. Announced in April 2018 and launched in May 2018. Also, the Moto G6 Play is the cheapest phone among the Moto G6 family. The Moto G6 Play has a shiny plastic body instead of glass which we found with the Moto G6. The 720p display with 282ppi strikes brighter and cleaner on the 5.7-inch screen with 2:1 aspect ratio. We could see this aspect in the high-end phones and all the newcomers in the year.

The G6 Play has a 4000mAh battery for the ones who need a hassle-free mobile experience all day. The last-generation Snapdragon 427 processor combined with Oreo gives a flawless phone experience. The phone has a clear front with no controls and a Motorola M symbol at the back. The Motorola G6 Play comes as two variants one with a 16 GB memory and the other with a 32 GB memory. The 16 GB variant is priced at 10,599 and the 32 GB is priced at 11,999.

The Motorola Moto G6 Play has a plastic black and the screen is protected with a Corning Gorilla glass. The front and back camera has 13MP and 8MP respectively with a f/2.0 aperture with a list of features to enhance your photos.

The engine combines Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, up to 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, with a 600 MHz Adreno 505 GPU. The Moto G6 Play doesn’t lag with its 3GB RAM. The Motorola Moto G6 Play runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo and is powered by a 4000 mAh Li-Ion battery. It measures 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm and weighs 175.00 grams.

The Motorola Moto G6 Play is a dual Nano SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include a Fingerprint reader, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, magnetometer and ultrasonic.

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Moto G6 Play (Indigo Black, 16 GB) - Specs

General

  • Device Type
    Smartphone
  • Model
    Moto G6 Play
  • Announced
    01 April 2018
  • Released
    01 May 2018
  • Status
    Available

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm (6.08 x 2.84 x 0.35 in)
  • Weight
    175 g (6.17 oz)
  • Colors
    Indigo Black
  • Waterproof
    Yes

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600)

  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Yes

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.7 inches
  • Resolution
    720 x 1440 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M colours
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    282 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Multitouch
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Features

Media

  • Audio Playback
    Yes
  • Video Playback
    Yes
  • Video Out
    Yes
  • FM Radio
    Yes
  • Alert Types
    Vibration
  • Ring Tones
    WAV ringtones, MP3
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Handsfree
    Yes

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Video
    [email protected]
  • Camera Features
    Manual mode
    Face detection
    Panorama
    HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash
  • Secondary
    8 MP, LED flash

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    No
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 505
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    2 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint
    Accelerometer
    Gyro
    Proximity
    Compass

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB 2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    No
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control
    Yes

Data

  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    HTML5

Messaging

  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Yes
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    Yes

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4000 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable

Moto G6 Play (Indigo Black, 16 GB) - Reviews

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    6
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    5
  • Music and video players, playback quality, speaker sound and handsfree options.
    6
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    5
  • Bluetooth, Wi-fi connectivity, data trnasfer speed, internet browsing and interfaces.
    6
  • When you call someone, what is the voice quality you hear or vice versa, is speakerphone working good during calls.
    5
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    6
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    5
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    6
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