Motorola Moto G6 Plus Specs, Features and Release Date
Moto G6 Plus is the upcoming mid-range smart phone from Motorola. Moto G6 Plus is the Sixth Smartphone in the Moto G series and the successor of Moto G5 Plus. Recently Motorola unveiled Moto G5 Plus and G5 mid rangers. Now we will roundup some leaked and rumoured specs and features of Moto G6 Plus. Moto G6 Plus will come with the metal uni-body design and feel like premium smartphone. G6 Plus probably come with water proof and dust proof features.
Display and Screen
Previously Moto G4 and G4 Plus arrived with 5.5 inch display. But in Moto G5 Plus, the display size is reduced to 5.2 inch only. The successor of G5 Plus may feature 5.2 inch or 5.3 inch display. Motorola used 720p resolution in First three generations of Moto G series. FullHD resolution is used in the Moto G4 series and Moto G5 series devices. So Moto G6 Plus may also sport the same 1080p screen resolution. But the display of G6 Plus will be calibrated better compared to its predecessors. The Display probably supports wide colour gamut. Brightness and contrast of the Display are also refined. The Display may be protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Due to Gorilla Glass 5, Moto G6 Plus display offers better strength than Moto G5 Plus and G4 Plus.
Previously, Moto G4 Plus feature 16MP rear camera with Dual tone flash, f/2.0 aperture lens and 5MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture lens. Moto G5 Plus sports 12MP Primary Camera with Dual tone flash, f/1.7 aperture lens and 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture lens. So the Moto G6 Plus possibly arrive with 14MP Rear camera with dual tone flash and f/1.5 aperture lens. 8MP Front Camera with front LED flash and f/1.7 aperture lens might be present.
Rear Camera of the upcoming Moto G smart phone supports AutoHDR, Manual exposure, 2K video recording features. Low light performance will be improved and noice also be reduced. So pictures will appear with more details.
Previously, Moto G4 Plus powered by Snapdragon 617 chipset and boasts 3GB Ram. Latest Moto G5 Plus comes with Snapdragon 625 chipset beating in its heart and 3GB Ram. So Moto G6 Plus mid-ranger may be powered by Snapdragon 653 which is an Octa core chipset. Snapdragon 653 which is the pro version of SD 652, contains four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 1.95 Ghz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.44 Ghz. Dual image signal processor also present in SD 653. It also contains Adreno 510 GPU and X9 Modem. X9 LTE modem supports Cat. 7 download speeds upto 300 Mbps and upload speeds upto 150 Mbps. So Moto G6 Plus will offer higher LTE speeds, better performance than Moto G5 Plus.
Moto G5 Plus is launched in 32 GB and 64 GB storage variants with microSD support. So Moto G6 Plus may also come in 32GB and 64GB internal memory variants. Motorola may use UFS memory in the next mid-ranger to improve memory read and write speeds. The next Moto G contains microSD slot and supports microSD upto 256 GB. More details about the internal memory of the Moto G Plus (6th Generation) will be revealed soon.
The predecessor of Moto G6 Plus came with 3000 mAh non-removable battery. So Moto G6 Plus may come with Non-removable 3300 mAh Li-Ion battery. It also supports Quickcharge 3.0.
Quick Charge 3.0
Moto G6 Plus is coming with Quick Charge 3.0 support which reduces charges much faster. Quick charge 3.0 is about 40% faster than Quick Charge 1.0 and much power efficient than Quick Charge 2.0 and 1.0. The INOV (Intelligent Negotiation for Optimum Voltage) feature of Quick Charge 3.0 supports any voltage between 3.2 V and 20 V at 200 mV increments. So the next Moto G device will charge quickly and also efficiently.
Moto G6 Plus comes with inbuilt Android O operating system. Android O is coming with many exciting features like new Notificiation channels, Adaptive icons, Picture in Picture and so on. With new Notification channels feature, users can set customizable channels for Notifications. Notifications can also be snoozed in Android O and they reappear after certain time. Adaptive icons of launcher appear differently in different OEM devices.
In Moto G5 Plus and G5 mid-rangers, Motorola used a water-repellent nano coating which protects from accidental water spills. But the successor of G5 Plus, may come with full water resistance. So Moto G6 Plus may come with the capability to survive under water for few minutes. More details about the water resistance feature of Moto G6 Plus will be revealed soon.
Moto G6 Plus may come in two internal memory variants : 32GB and 64GB. In India, 32GB internal memory variant might be priced around Rs. 12000/- and 64GB internal memory variant might be priced around Rs. 14000/-. In the US, Moto G6 Plus price may start from $220. Full price list of the upcoming mid-ranger from Motorola will be revealed in coming days.
According to latest leaks and reliable reports, Lenovo owned Motorola is going to unveil Moto G5 and G5 Plus mid-rangers on February 26th at MWC 2017. Previously, Moto G4 Plus was unveiled in May 2016. So Motorola may unveil the successor of Moto G5 Plus in January 2017 at CES 2017.
We will update this post once we got confirmed details about Moto G6 Plus from Motorola.