Motorola Moto G6 Play Brief Review, Ratings, Pros Cons, Specs, Cases & Covers

Updated on 2018-06-01 by Shivam Setia


  • 3 GB RAM | 32 GB ROM | MicroSD upto 256 GB
  • 5.7" HD+ Display 720p
  • Back Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Dual Sim Device
  • Available in Indigo, Silver, Black Color

Best Price ₹8999

Other Variants

Storage RAM Colors Price
No other variants avaialable

Motorola Moto G6 Play Brief Review and Pros Cons:

If you are a little low on budget to get Moto G6 but you are happy with Moto E lineup, yet you crave that superior build of the G lineup, Moto G6 Play is for you. It looks almost similar to Moto G6 but with a few noticeable compromises such as the camera housing only has a single sensor compared to dual on the G6 and there’s a lot more under the hood.

The device is an exact replica of G6 in design and builds, with a big 5.7-inch IPS LCD display up front in all Its glory, Its 2018 and Moto is all in for 18:9 displays so that’s what we see here. The resolution is not baffling though, with 720 x 1440 pixels in a display of this size. It makes a frugal density of 282PPI which might wary most users. The fingerprint display is rear mounted just below the camera housing, so no more gestures like the Moto G6. The display is clear and crisp with good color reproduction and viewing angles are good as well. The display is covered by Gorilla glass but we don't know which version it is.

The device is totally a budget fame on the inside with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 at the centre, coupled by Adreno 505 and 2 or 3 GB of RAM. The device is set to be released in 2 models - one with 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM while the other model will have 32GB of storage and 3GB of RAM.

The Moto G6 Play is not the most powerful device in the category and We feel Motorola could’ve done better but Hey Its a budget device and until pricing is out, It would be little hard to comment on the treatment Motorola has done with these devices. The device is powerful enough for everyday use cases, but not for you if you like pushing your device to limits as with this one, they’ll be before you fairly soon. Adreno 505 can take almost all games but It isn’t made for heavy weight titles coming every day in the Play Store, given Its age, We don’t think there’s too much of heavy-gaming power left in this GPU.

Let’s talk cameras because there’s much-emphasized 13MP, f/2.0, 1.12μm pixel sensor at the rear of Moto G6 Play. Moto smartphones always have capable cameras and we are not surprised with this one either. It is definitely one of our top picks in the budget category. On the front, you get a big 8MP sensor which is decent enough for some good selfies, don’t expect much in low-light though. The camera interface is a bit slow and we hope Motorola fixes it with a software update.

Android 8.0 powers Moto G6 Play and It is a neat and clean version of Android with all the swiftness and no bloatware. We really like this from Motorola and makes the phone feel more fluid and responsive.

The battery is amazing on this one with 4000mAh of capacity, you surely get a day and a half from this smartphone. On top of that we also have fast charging here, so charging this big boy won’t be an issue. There’s no IP rating by Motorola so be safe and to keep this device safe, keep it away from liquids.

Overall, Moto G6 Play is a well-balanced phone with good performance and great battery. The slow camera is a bit frustrating but it is not a deal breaker. 

User Reviews of Motorola Moto G6 Play:

If you would like to read the reviews given by customers who bought Motorola Moto G6 Play, check out the links below

Read Motorola Moto G6 Play User Reviews on Flipkart

Pros: What's great in this device?

  • The phone looks beautiful because of the reflective glass design on the back.
  • The 18:9 display has only HD resolution but clarity is good.
  • The front and rear cameras perform well in outdoor day light conditions.
  • The battery is 4000 mAh and would last for around 1.5 to 2 days on single charge.
  • Fast charging is supported on Moto G6 Play.

Cons: What's bad in this device?

  • Camera interface is a bit slow. It takes time to focus and take pictures.

Liked Motorola Moto G6 Play? Place your order now!

The best price of Motorola Moto G6 Play is around Rs. 8999. The prices keep changing so please check the latest price and available deals & offers at links below

Image of Flipkart Buy Link

Motorola Moto G6 Play Ratings

Performance Rating of Moto G6 Play


Design Rating of Motorola Moto G6 Play


Battery Rating of Motorola Moto G6 Play


Camera Rating of Motorola Moto G6 Play


Software Rating of Moto G6 Play


Overall Rating of Motorola Moto G6 Play


Should you buy Motorola Moto G6 Play?

Moto G6 Play is great option for those who need a nice looking big battery phone under 10000. It has a glass body and looks very nice. The camera performance is decent in well lit conditions. Stock android makes multitasking smooth.

Deals/Offers: Check Out the Best Deals and Offers Available on Today!

Motorola Moto G6 Play Cases and Covers

Similar Smartphones