Motorola Moto G6 vs Motorola Moto G6 Play

$179.00 VIEW ON AMAZON $99.99 VIEW ON eBay
$159.90 VIEW ON AMAZON $89.99 VIEW ON eBay

Display

Size

5.7 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
424 PPI
1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
282 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

75.25 %
74.77 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450
Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 MSM8920

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 308

RAM

3GB
3GB

Internal storage

32GB
32GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP
13 MP

Features

PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
 

Features

Depth information
 

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

8 MP
5 MP

Features

Flash
Flash

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches (153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm)
6.12 x 2.84 x 0.36 inches (155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Blue
Gray, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 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, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
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
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

Type-C (reversible)
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

Case, Charger, Type-C USB cable
Case, Charger, USB cable, SIM removal tool

MSRP

$ 250
 
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless