Motorola Moto G series of mid-range smartphones is due for an upgrade and speculations are rife around the upcoming Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto G6 Plus. While details of the handsets have been leaked earlier, specifications of the Moto G6 surfaced on a benchmarking site on Friday that reveals certain features. Lenovo-owned Motorola is expected to launch its latest smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018.
The Moto G6 popped up on Geekbench and is seen to sport a Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. The listing suggests that the new smartphone will run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. In terms of optics, the Moto G6 will feature a dual camera setup at the rear end with 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel lenses. It will also have a 16-megapixel camera at the front.
According to the listing, the Moto G6 will be powered by a 3000mAh battery. This adds to previous reports which suggested the Moto G6 will feature a 5.7-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is also reported to carry 32GB and 64GB storage options. It is interesting to note that the earlier report had revealed that the phone will pack a Snapdragon 450 SoC. Also note, that according to the previous renders, the Moto G6 family sports a 3D glass back.
Notably, as per the listing, the Motorola Moto G6 has a score of 3582 points in multi-core performance and 709 in the single-core.
In comparison, Moto G6 Play which was spotted on Geekbench earlier this week is seen to sport a Snapdragon 430 SoC coupled with 3GB RAM, and run Android 8.0 Oreo. It is expected to sport a 5.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and pack a 4000mAh battery. The Moto G6 Play had a score of 1801 points in multi-core performance and 472 in the single-core.
Meanwhile, Moto G6 Plus also surfaced online earlier this week. The report said that the phone will feature a metal and glass body with a curved back panel and will be available in Silver, Gold, White, Blue, and Cyan colour options. Additionally, the phone is expected to sport an 18:9 aspect ratio display, a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC, and a 3250mAh non-removable battery. The Moto G6 Plus is also expected to run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box.
Meanwhile, the codenames of the new Moto G-Series smartphones had also been revealed. Popular tipster Evan Blass had revealed the codenames and the Moto G6 has been codenamed Blaine, while Moto G6 Play and Moto G6 Plus have been codenamed Ashley and Teller respectively.