Moto G6

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moto g6
Moto G6 Logo.svg
Moto G6 running Android 8
CodenameG6: ali
G6 Plus: evert
ManufacturerMotorola Mobility
SeriesMoto G Family
PredecessorMoto G5
Form factorSlate
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 "Oreo" (upgradeable to 9.0 "Pie")
Development statusreleased

Moto G6 (stylized by Motorola as moto g6)[1] is a series of Android smartphones developed by Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of Lenovo; it is the sixth generation of the Moto G family. There are three models, g6, g6 plus and g6 play. Only the g6 and g6 Play will be available in the United States.

Known issues[edit]

The Moto G6 recorded videos have distorted audio. The audio cuts off when using headphones and volume levels below 50%. Motorola is aware of these issues and looking for a fix.[2][3]


Announced as successors to the Moto G5, the phones were scheduled to be released on the May 9, 2018 in several markets including Europe, South America, North America and parts of Asia; however, Motorola missed its release date for North America and India.

North America[edit]

The G6 was made available in North America by May 23, 2018 from Boost Mobile, and on the following day through Verizon Wireless.[4] It later was made available on Amazon for a discounted price.[5] On June 5th, the moto g6 was made available for purchase in Motorola's United States website.[6][7]


The G6 and G6 Play were released in India on June 4, 2018.[8][9]


The specification does vary between countries and the model.[10]

Stat G6 G6 Plus G6 Play
Price Euro 249 299 199
Price GBP 219 269 169
Price INR 13999 11999
Release Date Brazil: April 20, 2018
Mexico: April 29, 2018
Europe: May 9, 2018
United States: May 23, 2018

India: June 4, 2018 (Moto G6 and G6 Play)

Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo (upgradeable to Android 9.0 Pie)
Display Size 5.7in 5.9in 5.7in
Display Resolution 1080p @ 18:9 720p @ 18:9
Processor Snapdragon 450 octa-core Cortex-A53 @ 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 630 octa-core Cortex-A53 @ 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 430 octa-core Cortex-A53 @ 1.4 GHz
Graphics Adreno 506 @ 600MHz Adreno 508 @ 700MHz Adreno 505 @ 450MHz
Storage 32/64GB 64/128GB 32GB
Expandable Storage Up to 128 GB
Wi-Fi Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2 5 4.2
GPS yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, Front Yes, Rear
Rear Camera Stills 12 MP + 5 MP dual. f/1.8 12 MP + 4 MP Dual. Dual AutoFocus Pixel, f/1.7, 1.4um 13 MP, f/2.0
Rear Camera Video 1080p @ 60 FPS 4K @ UNK

1080p @ UNK

1080p @ 30 FPS
Rear Flash Yes
Front Camera 16 MP or 8 MP (varies by market)

1080p @ 30 FPS


1080p @ 30 FPS

Audio Front Speaker & 3.5 mm jack
Waterproof P2i P2i (US Only)
Battery 3000 mAh 3200 mAh 4000 mAh
Charging TurboPower (15 W) over USB-C TurboPower over Micro-USB
Dimensions (mm) 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 160 x 75.5 x 8 154.4 x 72.2 x 9


  1. ^ "The new moto g family – designed with you in mind". Motorola. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  2. ^ Motorola Confirms Existence Of Moto G6 Audio Issues
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Moto G6 US availability: pre-orders, release date, carriers, and more". Android Police. 2018-05-23. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  5. ^ "Moto G6 discounted to $235 as an Amazon Prime Exclusive". CNET. 2018-05-30. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  6. ^ "moto g⁶ - Android smartphone | motorola US". 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  7. ^ "moto g⁶ - Android smartphone | motorola US". 2018-06-05. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  8. ^ "Moto G6, Moto G6 Play launch in India today: Live stream timings, expected price, etc". The Indian Express. 3 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  9. ^ "Meet the new members of the Moto G series..." The Telegraph. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  10. ^ Black, Marie. "Budget Moto G family gets a premium makeover". Tech Advisor. Retrieved 2018-04-23.