Motorola launched the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus and the Moto G6 Play in Brazil three months ago. While the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play arrived in India last month, G6 Plus was saved for later. The company has posted a “coming soon” teaser in their Indian Twitter handle confirming the launch.
— Motorola India (@motorolaindia) July 26, 2018
The 16 seconds long teaser advertises the presence of a ‘smart’ camera that is ‘BuiltForMore”. However before the launch of the Moto G6 and G6 Play, the company provided a dedicated site for uses to keep up with the notifications surrounding the launch. But in the case of G6 Plus, the company did no such thing.
As for the specs, the Moto G6 Plus features a 5.93 inch display with a resolution of FHD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset clocked at 2.2 GHz along with an Adreno 508 GPU. It is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card.
In the optics department, it sports a dual camera setup in the rear with 12MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and 79 degree lens and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 79 degree lens. On the front it offers an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and 80 degree lens. The rear cameras come with dual tone, dual-lens LED Flash while the front gets a selfie flash.
The device runs stock Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by a 3200 mAh battery with support from Motorola’s TurboPower adaptor which claims to deliver 7 hours of use on just 15 minutes of charging. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, 3.5 mm audio jack and Dual SIM. It measures 159.9 x 75.5 x 7.99 mm and weighs 165 grams. It is offered in Indigo and Gold color options.
The Moto G6 Plus was priced at EUR 299 (Rs 24,350 approx), but the Indian pricing is not confirmed yet. Interestingly, the Moto G6 is an Amazon exclusive while the Moto G6 Play was a Flipkart exclusive. So, its not clear yet where and when the G6 Play will debut with.
New Xiaomi Smartphones clears 3C certification, might be the Redmi 7 Series!
Three new Xiaomi smartphones has been certified by 3C authority in China. The variants are numbered as M1901F7T, M1901F7E and M1901F7C. The phone are equipped with 5V/2A charging, and it’s speculated that it is the Redmi 7 series for next year, the successor for Redmi 6 series.
The 3C doesn’t offer much information other than the charging rate. The M1901F7E, M1901F7T and M1901F7C comes with support for 10W charging hinting that it will be affordable smartphone from the company.
Last month two Xiaomi smartphone with model number M1901F9T and M1901F9E smartphones passed 3C certification. The two smartphones were revealed to have support for the 10W charging. The Chinese manufacturer is yet to launch the Redmi 6 Pro in China. Hence, it is speculated that the M1901F9T and M1901F9E might be the Redmi 6 Pro. However, like its predecessor, Redmi Note 5, it is expected to launch under the Redmi Note 6 moniker. Like the global variant, the Redmi Note 6 pro will include a 10W charge but may carry support for 18W fast charging.
The recently appeared Xiaomi M1901F7T, M1901F7E and M1901F7C models are expected to launch after the Note 6. So there is a strong possibility that it is one of the phones from the Redmi 7 series, which includes further divisions like Redmi 7 and Redmi 7 Pro. Currently, there is not any information available about the handset.
All the handsets Xiaomi released this year had a “M18” in the start of their model numbers while the above mentioned devices have “M19” in their names indicating that they will be launched next year. So we can expect the company to launch the Redmi Note 6 and the Redmi 7 series in the first quarter of 2019. Though the phones have not yet cleared any other certification they are expected to appear soon into benchmarking websites and other certifications revealing more details about the handsets.
Lenovo Z5s Teasers Suggest 8GB & 10GB RAM Versions! Camera Samples Released.
Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo is all set to launch the Z5s in China. The device will be launched on December 18th in China. There had been some leaks regarding the external design of the device like the in-display camera and minimal bezels.
Today, Lenovo’s Vice President Chang Cheng has shared an interesting fact about the device on Weibo. The teaser contains some Chinese text which translates to the presence of more than 8 GB RAM on the device. Now that the device is confirmed to have more than 8 GB RAM, we expect the handset to ship with a whopping 10 GB of RAM.
The teaser video shows a Formula 1 racing car which symbolizes the swift and fluid performance of the handset. We have heard rumours regarding the processor used in the handset. If the rumours turn out to be true, the device will feature Snapdragon 710 chipset which is a mid-range processor. This might turn out to be fake as the handset is now confirmed to come with more than 8 GB of RAM. There is a possibility that Lenovo might feature the flagship Snapdragon 845 processor to the device.chipset. Take a look at the ad below.
According to the TENAA listing, the Lenovo Z5s will feature a triple rear camera setup similar to the one seen on the Huawei’s P20 Pro but the sensors used and their respective apertures are still unknown. The handset measures 156.7 x 74.5 x 7.8 mm and is expected to feature a large 6.3-inch display with Full HD+ pixel resolution.
Also look at the camera samples released:
The handset might come with 3,210 mAh battery. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the rear side of the device. In terms of software, the device will run on Google’s latest Android 9 Pie with ZUI on top. We’ll get to know more once the device gets launched which is only a couple of days away from now. Till then, stay tuned for updates.
Honor 8A & 8A Pro Spotted in TENAA. Launch Imminent?
Honor is gearing up for the launch of the Honor View 20 smartphone that will be launched in a few days from now. But it looks the Chinese manufacturer is working on more devices at the moment. A new Honor device today appeared on Chinese regulatory agency TENAA. They were listed as Honor JAT-AL00 and JAT-TL00 with the details pointing to an entry-level device.
While the TENAA website shows only the model number, two variants of the same device with model number Honor JAT-L29 and JAT-LX1 has cleared the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). The details on the website suggest that it will go on sale in the region as Honor 8A and Honor 8A Pro respectively. However, the Chinese name might be different as seen on several devices before.
From the spec list, the device features a 6.088 inch display and is powered by a 2.2 GHz octa-core coupled with 3GB RAM and 64GB on-board storage. It sports a single 13MP camera in the rear while the front offers an 8MP selfie camera. The handset runs Android 9 Pie out of the box and is backed by a 2,920 mAh battery. It will come in black, blue, gold and red color options.
Honor is yet to officially announce the device but the certification hints that the launch is around the corner. Other than China and the European market, the handset may also launch in other South Asian countries.
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