Motorola Moto G5 vs Motorola Moto G6

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
441 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
424 PPI

Technology

LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

65.53 %
75.25 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 8937
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450

Processor

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 505
Adreno 506

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2800 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP (Flash)

Design

Dimensions

5.68 x 2.87 x 0.37 inches (144.3 x 73. x 9.5 mm)
6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches (153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.13 oz (146 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, Charger, Type-C USB cable

MSRP

 
$ 250
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