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Motorola Moto G6 Play review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

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The Motorola Moto G6 Play is a solid budget handset, although it's the least powerful of the 2018 Moto G family, excluding battery life.

  • Great battery life
  • Includes headphone socket
  • 32GB of onboard storage
  • Nice design for a plastic phone
  • Sluggish application performance
  • Still uses microUSB
  • Ordinary camera

5.7 inches

Display size

32GB

Internal storage

13 MP

Rear camera

4,000 mAh

Battery size

Finder rated as Average vs similar phones

Details

Display

Display Size
5.7 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
282 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
13MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.0
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
8MP

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
154.4mm x 72.2mm x 9mm
Weight
175g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MSM8937
RAM
3GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
32GB
External storage support
Up to 128GB
Battery capacity
4,000mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$329
Launch date2018-06
Motorola Moto G6 Play
Finder score: 3 How we score our reviews

Motorola's crop of Moto G series phones for 2018 still targets the affordable/budget space that the brand has been best known for in recent years, with the Moto G6 Play taking the bottom-of-the-ladder spot in terms of price and features. While that invites some compromises that aren't as evident in the fancier Motorola Moto G6 or Motorola Moto G6 Plus, it's still a fine handset in its own right.


Design

  • Pleasing design
  • Plastic finish
  • MicroUSB charging is old school

Camera

  • Definitely a budget camera, rather than a great one

Performance

  • Ordinary app performance
  • Only a 720p screen rather than Full HD

Battery life

  • 4,000mAh battery is exceptional in this price range
  • Good battery life

Verdict

  • Good phone, but the Moto G6 or Moto G6 Plus are much better

Pricing and availability


Specifications

Display

Display Size
5.7 inches
Pixels per inch (PPI)
282 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
13MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.0
Video recording
1080p
Front camera megapixels
8MP

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
154.4mm x 72.2mm x 9mm
Weight
175g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 b/g/n
Network category speed
Category 4

Power, storage and battery

Processor
MSM8937
RAM
3GB
Operating system
Android 8
Internal storage
32GB
External storage support
Up to 128GB
Battery capacity
4,000mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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