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Samsung Galaxy J6 vs. Redmi 6 Pro vs. Moto G6 Play: Comparison

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It’s hard to find a budget smartphone with impressive features, premium design, and powerful hardware, all bundled in one. The market is flooded with a number of devices claiming to be the best in the category. Hence, we introduced the smartphones comparison section. In today’s segment, we will be comparing three budget smartphones- Samsung Galaxy J6, Redmi 6 Pro, and Moto G6 Play.

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Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy J6 starts at Rs. 13,990. This is the lowest price for the handset and can be availed on Paytm Mall. The Redmi 6 Pro sells for Rs. 12,999. On the other hand, the Moto G6 play comes with a starting price of Rs. 11,999. The recently launched Moto G6 Play exhibits the lowest price, but is it worth it? Let’s look at some features before reaching out to any conclusion.

Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Design, Display

The Samsung Galaxy J6 exhibits the standard smartphone design and sports a front-facing fingerprint scanner which is embedded in the home button. The device boasts a 5.6-inch HD+ display which works in both outdoor and indoor environments.

On the other hand, the Redmi 6 Pro sports a 5.45-inch Full HD+ display along with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and has curved edges on all sides making it easy to hold and carry around. Like most of the Xiaomi phone, this handset also sports a fingerprint sensor at the back of the phone.

The Moto G6 Play is encased in an all-metal body. The smartphone looks sleek and evokes a premium feel. It also comes with a fingerprint reader which is embedded in the front-facing home button like that in Galaxy J6. The device boasts a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS display which is paired with wide viewing angles. In terms of display and design, the Moto G6 Play leads the domain.

Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Performance, Hardware

At its heart, the Samsung Galaxy J6 is loaded with an octa-core Exynos 7870 SoC and 3GB of RAM which enables a smooth and flawless smartphone experience. While the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro packs an octa-core Snapdragon chipset which is clocked at 2GHz and is coupled with 2GB of RAM to ensure seamless performance. As for the Moto G6 Play, there is an octa-core Snapdragon 430 chipset which is coupled with 3GB of RAM under the hood. The chipset ensures smooth and lag-free performance while multitasking and playing games. For this round, the Samsung Galaxy J6 and the Moto G6 play run in the same league maintaining a minimal distance.

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Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Camera, Imaging

The Samsung Galaxy J6 comes with a 13-megapixel rear snapper accompanied by an LED Flash to capture good quality images. At the front, the 8-megapixel sensor can be used for video calling and selfies. For Redmi 6 Pro, the shutterbugs come in a dual 12+5-megapixel rear shooting set up which is accompanied by an LED flash to capture images and videos. For video calling and selfies, the smartphone bears a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper.

Identical to the Samsung Galaxy J6, the Moto Play G6 also hosts a 13-megapixel primary camera along with an LED flash to capture quality images in all lighting conditions. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel shooter for video calling and selfies. Looks like, the Moto G6 and The Samsung Galaxy J6 have to settle for the same judgment in this department with Redmi 6 Pro lagging a bit.

Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Battery, OS, and Other Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy J6 is fuelled by a non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh battery which can last an entire day upon a single charge for a moderate user.

On the software front, the device boots the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. On the storage front, the handset is bundled with an inbuilt storage space of 32GB which can be further expanded using a microSD card up to 256GB.

As for the Redmi 6 Pro, there is a non-removable 3,900mAh cell which easily lasts an entire day. The device ships with 16GB of inbuilt storage space which you can expand further up to 128GB via a microSD card. On the software front, the Redmi 6 Pro boots the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.

The Moto G6 Play is armed a with a non-removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery which is good enough to last for more than a day even for a heavy user. The device ships with an inbuilt storage capacity of 32GB which can be expanded using a microSD card as per user requirement up to 128GB. On the software front, the device runs Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
ForConnectivity all the devices offer the same options that include 4G with VoLTE support, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and a micro USB 2.0 port along with support for dual SIM. Considering the battery, OS, and the remaining specifications, the Moto G6 Play aces this round as well.

Samsung Galaxy J6 vs Redmi 6 Pro vs Moto g6 Play: Final Verdict

From my initial observations, plastic construction aside, competitors are offering a lot more in terms of the display, dual cameras and even bigger batteries and Samsung’s On6 even on paper appears to fall a bit too short.

In fact, Samsung’s brand new online product even falls short of Vivo’s recently launched Y83 smartphone, which seems to offer slightly better specifications on paper. The Vivo Y83 even offers a lot more display area as compared to the rest of the smartphones in this comparison, sadly, it packs in an HD+ display unit, which falls short of the offerings by Motorola and Xiaomi.

And then comes the price. At Rs 14,990, it’s hard to look at the plastic Samsung On6 when you have beautiful devices like the premium-looking Moto G6 and the powerful Redmi Note 5 Pro available for purchase at a similar price.

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