Moto G6 FAQ

Moto G6 FAQ: Gorilla Glass, Dual SIM, VoLTE, Quick Charge, Performance, Face Unlock

Earlier this month, Motorola launched the Moto G6 in India. The handset takes on the likes of the Redmi Note 5/Pro, Honor 7X/9 Lite, RealMe 1, and other incredibly popular handsets in the Rs 15,000 category in the Indian smartphone market.

On paper though, the Moto G6 feels inferior compared to its competition with weaker internals. It does have its premium design and a great camera to account for, but in the Indian smartphone market, specs are everything. If you are looking to buy the Moto G6, check out our FAQ below.

Moto G6 FAQ

Q) What are the full specifications of the Moto G6?

A) The full specs of the Moto G6 are as follows:

Dimensions 154.5 x 72.4 x 8.3 mm
Weight 167g
Display 5.7-inch Full HD+ (2160×1080)
441ppi
Gorilla Glass 3
Chipset 1.8GHz Snapdragon 450
Octa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 506 @ 600MHz
RAM 3/4GB RAM
Storage 32/64GB
microSD card slot
Camera Rear:
12MP with f/1.8 aperture
PDAF, LED flash
Front:
16MP, Display Flash
Connectivity Wi-Fi b/g/n dual-band
Bluetooth 4.2
Dual SIM
LTE, VoLTE
USB-C
Sensors Fingerprint
Gyroscope
Ambient light
Proximity
Battery 3000mAh
15W TurboPower Charging
Colors Black
Software Android 8.0 Oreo, Face Unlock

Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?

A) No, the Moto G6 features a glass panel at the rear which is not removable. This also means that the battery of the handset cannot be removed.

Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?

A) The Moto G6 features a dedicated microSD card slot and two nanoSIM card slots. This means you can use two SIM cards and a microSD card on the phone at the same time.

Q) Is the display on the Moto G6 protected by Gorilla Glass?

A) Yes, the display is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Moto G5?

A) 5.

Q) Can you lock apps using the fingerprint scanner on the Moto G6?

A) Yes, you can, though you will need to use a third-party app for this. The steps can be found here.

Q) Does the Moto G6 feature an IR blaster?

A) No, there’s no IR blaster on the device.

Q) Does the Moto G6 feature portrait mode for selfies and rear camera?

A) The Moto G6 can only take portrait photos using its rear camera. The selfie camera lacks the portrait mode feature.

Q) Is the Moto G6 water-resistant?

A) No. It lacks any official IP certification, though it does have a water-repelling nanocoating.

Q) Is there FM radio on the device?

A) Yes, it’s there.

Q) Does the Moto G6 has face unlock?

A) Yes, Moto G6 has face unlock.

Q) Is the One button Nav feature from Moto G5 present on the G6?

A) The feature has been removed from the handset.

Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Moto G6?

A) No.

Q) Which version of Android does the Moto G6 run on? 

A) It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with the April security patch.

Q) Does the Moto G5 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?

A) Yes, it does support LTE and VoLTE out of the box.

Q) Does the phone have Dual-VoLTE support?

A) No. You can only use one Jio SIM card on the phone at any given time. However, both slots on the phone support 4G networks.

Q) What about native call recording?

A) There’s no native call recording on the device. You will have to make use of a third-party app from the Play Store.

Q) Does it have native video calling support?

A) Yes, there is thanks to Google Duo.

Q) Does the Moto G6 support fast charging? 

A) Yes, it does. The handset also comes with a TurboPower15 charger. However, the charging speeds are going to be similar to Quick Charge 2.0 so don’t get your hopes high.

Q) How much free storage space does the Moto G6 have out of the box?

A) Almost 22GB out of the box.

Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?

A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the Moto G5, but the handset hardly comes with any bloatware.

Q) What colors is the Moto G6 available in?

A) The handset is available in Indigo Black color.

Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Moto G5?

A) You get the phone, a TurboPower charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, and some regulatory papers. No case or screen guard is bundled with the phone.

Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?

A) Yes, the Moto G6 supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.

Q) When and where does the Moto G6 go on sale?

A) The Moto G6 is available for purchase exclusively through Amazon India and Moto Hubs. You can buy the handset from here.


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