Motorola Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play announced: Here are the Specifications, Pricing, and Availability

Last month, Motorola confirmed that new Moto phones would be launched in April with a change in leadership. At an event in Brazil on Thursday, it officially announced the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play.

The Moto G6 is the successor to the Moto G5S. The Moto E5 Plus and the Moto E5 Play are the successors to the Moto E4 Plus and the Moto E4 respectively. Let’s take a deeper look into all four devices:

Moto G6

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Moto G6 Specifications
Dimensions and weight 153.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm, 167g
Software Android 8.0 Oreo
CPU Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (4x ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.8GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.8GHz)
GPU Adreno 506 clocked at 600MHz
RAM and storage 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage / 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage, expandable microSD card support up to 128GB
Battery 3000mAh, 15W TurboPower Charging
Display 5.7-inch Full HD+ (2160×1080) MaxVision IPS LCD with an 18:9 aspect ratio
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE
Connectivity USB Type-C port, Nano SIM
Rear camera 12MP & 5MP dual rear cameras
f/1.8 aperture
Landmark recognition, object recognition, text scanner, portrait mode, spot color, face filters, panorama, manual mode
Up to 1080p (60 fps)
Timelapse video, slow motion video
Front-facing camera 8MP
Group selfie mode, manual mode, face filters
Up to 1080p (30 fps), Timelapse video, slow motion video
Water-repellent Water-repellent coating (p2i)
Speaker Front port loud speaker
Network bands LTE: B1, 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 4 (1700/2100), 5 (850), 7 (2600), 8, 12 (lower 700 abc), 13 (upper 700), 17 (lower 700 bc), 20 (roaming), 25 (1900+), 26 (850+), 28 (700 APT), 29, 30, 38, 41(Full), 66 (AWS 3+4)UMTS: B1, 2, 4, 5, 8CDMA: BC0,1,10GSM: B2, 3, 5, 8
Sensors Fingerprint reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity, magnetometer (e-Compass), ultrasonic

The Moto G6 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, which has the Adreno 506 GPU. It has 3GB/4GB of RAM paired with 32GB/64GB of storage. It has a 5.7-inch Full HD+ (2160×1080) MaxVision IPS LCD. There is a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera setup, and on the front there is an 8MP camera.

The phone has a water-repellent p2i coating, and the usual connectivity options. It has a 3000mAh battery with 15W TurboPower Charging support, and it ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.

The Moto G6 will go on sale for $249 MSRP in the US and Canada. It will be available starting this spring at major carriers.

Moto G6 Play

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Moto G6 Play Specifications
Dimensions and weight 154.4 x 72.2 x 9 mm, 175g
Software Android 8.0 Oreo
CPU Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 (4x ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.4GHz)
GPU Adreno 308
RAM and storage 2GB of RAM with 16GB of storage / 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, expandable microSD card support up to 128GB
Battery 4000mAh, 10W Charging
Display 5.7-inch HD+ (1440×720) MaxVision IPS LCD with an 18:9 aspect ratio
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE
Connectivity microUSB port, Nano SIM
Rear camera 13 MP with phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
f/2.0 aperture
Panorama mode, manual mode
Up to 1080p (30 fps)
Slow motion video
Front-facing camera 8 MP
Manual mode
Up to 1080p (30 fps)
Slow motion
video
Front facing flash
Water-repellent Water-repellent coating (p2i)
Speaker Front port loud speaker
Network bands GSM/GPRS/EDGE: (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)UMTS/HSPA+: (B1, 2, 4, 5, 8)TDD LTE: B38/41 (Full with HPUE) FDD LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/25/26/29/30/66CDMA: BC0/BC1/BC10†
Sensors Fingerprint reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity, magnetometer (e-Compass)

The Moto G6 Play is a lower-end variant of the Moto G6. It downgrades the SoC to the Snapdragon 427, which has four ARM Cortex-A53 cores and the Adreno 308 GPU. It has 2GB/3GB of RAM paired with 16GB/32GB of storage, along with a microSD card slot that supports up to 128GB expandable storage.

It has a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440×720) MaxVision IPS LCD, and a 13MP rear camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and an f/2.0 aperture. It also has an 8MP front-facing camera with front-facing flash. It’s powered by a bigger 4000mAh battery with 10W charging. It has the same water-repellent p2i coating as the Moto G6, and ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.

The Moto G6 Play will go on sale in the US and Canada starting this spring at major carriers. It will cost $199.

Moto E5 Plus

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Moto E5 Plus Specifications
Dimensions and weight 161.9 x 75.3 x 9.35 mm (camera bump 0.4mm), 200g
Software Android 8.0 Oreo
CPU Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 (4x ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.4GHz + 4x ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.4GHz)
GPU Adreno 505
RAM and storage 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, expandable microSD card support up to 128GB
Battery 5000mAh, 15W TurboPower Charging
Display 6-inch HD+ (1440×720) MaxVision IPS LCD with an 18:9 aspect ratio
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 EDR & BLE
Connectivity microUSB USB 2.0 port, Single Nano SIM, 3.5mm headphone jack
NFC No
Rear camera 12MP, f/2.0 aperture, 1.25um big pixels, LED flash, PDAF (Phase Detection Autofocus), Laser Autofocus, HDR, Panorama, Manual Mode, Burst Shot, Best Shot, QR code/Barcode Scanner, Slo-motion mode, Video Stabilization, 1080p video at 30fps
Front-facing camera 8MP, f2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, Selfie Flash/Light
Water-repellent Water-repellent coating (p2i)
Speaker Front-ported speaker, 2-Mics
Network bands 4G LTE (Cat6), CDMA / EVDO Rev A, UMTS / HSPA+, GSM / EDGE4G: TDD LTE band 41(Full) FDD LTE band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/25/26/29/30/38/66 3G: WCDMA band 1/2/4/5/8 2G: GSM band 2/3/5/8 CDMA BC0/BC1/BC10
Sensors Fingerprint reader, proximity, accelerometer, ambient light, sensor hub, gyroscope, magnetometer(e-Compass)

The Moto E5 Plus’s differentiating feature is the inclusion of a massive 5000mAh battery with TurboPower fast charging support. The phone is powered by the octa-core 28nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 SoC, which has the Adreno 505 GPU. It has 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage, along with a microSD card slot that supports up to 128GB expandable storage.

The phone has a 6-inch HD+ (1440×720) 18:9 IPS LCD, and a 12MP rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, 1.25um big pixels, LED flash, and PDAF + laser autofocus. Camera features include manual mode, burst shot, slow motion mode, video stabilization, and more. It has a 5MP front-facing camera with an f/2.2 aperture, 1.12um pixel size, and Selfie Flash/Light. It ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.

The Moto E5 Plus will go on sale in the US and Canada starting this spring at major carriers. Price will vary depending on the carrier.

Moto E5 Play

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Moto E5 Play Specifications
Dimensions and weight 151 x 74 x 8.85 mm, 150g
Software Android 8.0 Oreo
CPU Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 or 427 (4x ARM Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.4GHz)
GPU Adreno 308
RAM and storage 2GB of RAM with 16GB of storage, expandable microSD card support up to 128GB
Battery 2800mAh interchangeable battery, 5W or 10W Charging
Display 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz + 5GHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.2 LE
Connectivity microUSB USB 2.0 port, Single Nano SIM, 3.5mm headphone jack
NFC No
Rear camera 8MP, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixels, LED flash, Slow motion mode, Burst Shot, Manual Mode, HDR, Panorama, Auto Night Mode
Front-facing camera 5MP, Selfie Flash/Light
Water-repellent Water-repellent coating (p2i)
Speaker 2-in-1 front-ported speaker, 2 Mics
Network bands 4G LTE (Cat 4/Cat 5/Cat6/Cat13), CDMA / EVDO Rev A, UMTS / HSPA+, GSM / EDGE2G: GSM band 2/3/5/8 CDMA BC 0/1/10, 3G: WCDMA band 1/2/4/5/8, 4G: FDD LTE band 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/25/26/66/71 TDD LTE band 38/41
Sensors Fingerprint reader, proximity, accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer (e-Compass), sensor hub

The Motorola E5 Play is an entry-level device. It’s powered by either the Snapdragon 425 or the Snapdragon 427 SoC, with four ARM Cortex-A53 cores paired with the Adreno 308 GPU. It has 2GB of RAM with 16GB of storage, along with a microSD card slot that supports up to 128GB expandable storage.

It has a 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD, and an 8MP rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, 1.12um pixels, and LED flash. The camera has slow motion mode, burst shot, auto night mode, and manual mode. The front-facing camera has an 8MP sensor with Selfie Flash/Light.

The phone has a water-repellent p2i coating, a fingerprint sensor, and the usual connectivity options. It’s powered by a 2800mAh battery, and it ships with Android 8.0 Oreo.

The Moto E5 Play will go on sale in the US and Canada starting this spring at major carriers. Price will vary depending on the carrier.

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