Motorola Moto E6
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The Motorola Moto E6 may not be the flashiest of smartphones, yet it suffices its purpose of being an extremely low budget smartphone with some decent features. The Moto E6, as would be expected, comes with a fair share of pros and cons.
- The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a Snapdragon 435 chipset, which is slightly better than its predecessor – The Moto E5’s Snapdragon 425 chipset
- The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a removable battery
- The smartphone has a decent screen
- The Moto E6 has a clean Android software interface
- The Motorola Moto E6 does not have a fingerprint sensor
- The smartphone comes with a micro USB charging port
- The Moto E6 will not get Android Q
Overall, priced at just 7,999 INR, the Motorola Moto E6 is a low budget phone. The Moto E6 comes with a Snapdragon 435 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. Considering its 5.5-inch HD+ display, this is bang average. The camera is an upgrade on the Moto E5, and its battery is removable. Motorola could have done much, much better with the Moto E6, considering the Moto G7 Play costs almost the same, at 13,990 INR, and is a better option than the Moto E6.
The Motorola Moto E6 in an unremarkable smartphone, to say the least. Priced at just 7,999 INR, the smartphone is cheap. In an attempt to provide strong fundamentals for people looking to spend as little as possible on a good smartphone, Motorola came up with the Moto E6. The Moto G7 Play comes in a similar price range and is much better than the Moto E6. The Motorola Moto E6 does not have a fingerprint sensor and a USB-C charging port, and some other features which may entice those operating on an extremely loss budget.
The Motorola Moto E6 looks and feels bang average. It has a textured, speckled back that is made of polycarbonate – Of all the possibilities in 2019. The bezels around the screen have not been trimmed by Motorola, and the smartphone looks outdated.
There exists a circular cutout in the center of Motorola’s logo at the back, but this is not for a fingerprint sensor. You will either have to enter a password to unlock your smartphone or make use of Google’s Face Unlock technology for the same. All in all, Motorola could have and should have done much better with its design.
The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a 5.5-inch HD+ display. This does not necessarily mean that the Moto E6 is compact. The Motorola G7 Play, despite having a bigger 5.7-inch screen, is thinner, narrower, and shorter than the Moto E6.
The smartphone comes with a 1440×720 resolution and a pixel density of 296 PPI, which is decent. With an aspect ratio of 18:9, watching videos and playing games on the Moto E6 is not exactly a pleasure, but it is okay.
The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a Snapdragon 435 Chipset, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of internal memory space. Priced at 13,990 INR, the Motorola G7 Play, come with a much more efficient Snapdragon 632 chipset, and 32 GB of internal storage. The smartphone’s performance, though, is not all that bad. Swiping around the Motorola Moto E6 feels smooth, and apps open with reasonable speed.
The Motorola Moto E6 runs on Android 9 Pie and will not receive Android Q. The smartphone does not support NFC as well, which means that you cannot make contactless payments and transactions via Google Pay. You may experience some stuttering when playing high-end games like PUBG, which may intensify over time. Overall, the smartphone’s performance is average.
The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a camera system that is slightly better than its predecessor, the Moto E5. The Motorola E6 comes with a 12 MP rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture. This is on par with most low-end smartphones. The camera comes with several features, like Manual Mode, Time Lapse Mode, Portrait Mode, and Spot Color, among others.
The smartphone comes with a decent 5 MP front camera, with an f/2.0 aperture. While the pictures taken from this phone are not spectacular, they are fair.
The Motorola Moto E6 comes with a removable, 3,000mAh battery. This is quite unusual today, as most smartphones do not let users remove the battery. The smartphone has an apt battery for its size, which, when fully charged, can last a day. The Moto E6 comes with a Micro USB port, which is disappointing.
There are several old Motorola models that have USB-C ports. The Motorola G7 Play comes with a USB-C port, as does the Nokia 3.1 Plus, which is similarly priced. Overall, the battery does not take too long to charge fully and is decent, considering the smartphone’s chipset and screen size. Motorola could have done better though, and provided for a USB-C charging port.
Priced at just 7,999 INR, the Motorola Moto E6 is nothing more than an extremely low budget phone. The smartphone looks outdated, has a Snapdragon 435 chipset, a 3,000mAh removable battery, and an average camera. It lacks several features that smartphones in its price range provide for. A fingerprint scanner and a USB-C port might have done it justice. Overall, the Nokia 3.1 Plus and the Motorola G7 Play are much better options. If you are operating on a meager budget, and need a simple smartphone to suffice your needs, the Motorola Moto E6 is the perfect smartphone for you.