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Nokia 6.1 VS. Motorola Moto G6
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Nokia 6.1 Motorola Moto G6

October 3, 2019

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Bottom line: Which one is better?

Nokia 6.1 is better in this review when we compare Nokia 6.1 vs Moto G6 because it has powerful GPU and CPU, has better video recording quality, has newer Bluetooth version and FM radio with RDS.


Dimensions; Nokia 6.1 has 148.8 x 75.8 x 8.2mm (5.86 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches) while Motorola G6 has 158.8 x 72.3 x 8.3 mm (6.06 x 2.85 x 0.33 inches).

Weight; Nokia 6.1 is 172g while Motorola G6 is 167g

Build; Nokia 6.1 has glass and aluminium body whereas Motorola G6 has its front made of Gorilla Glass 3 and aluminium frame.

Bottom Line design
Motorola G6 is better.


Type; both phones have IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

Size; Nokia 6.1 is 5.5” whereas Motorola G6 is 5.7

Resolution; Nokia 6.1 has 1080 x 1920px whereas Motorola G6 has 1080 x 2160px

Pixel density; Nokia 6.1 has 403ppi while Motorola G6 has 424ppi.

Protection; both phones have Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Bottom Line display
Motorola G6 is better.


OS; Nokia 6.1 operates on Android 8.1 (Oreo) whereas Motorola G6 on Android 8.1 (Oreo).

Chipset; Nokia 6.1 has Qualcomm SDM6630 Snapdragon 630 (14nM0 whereas Motorola G6 has Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14nm).

GPU; Nokia 6.1 has Adreno 508 while Motorola G6 has Adreno 506

CPU; Nokia 6.1 has Octa-core 2.2GHz Cortex-A53 whereas Motorola G6 has Octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53.

Expandable memory; both phones have up to 256GB

Internal; both phones have 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM

Bottom Line platform
Nokia 6.1 is better.


Main camera modules; Nokia 6.1 has 16MP, f/2.0, 27mm wide, 1.0µ, PDAF whereas Motorola G6 has 12MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55”, 1.4µm, PDAFF

Features; Nokia 6.1 has Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR whereas Motorola G6 has Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama auto-HDR.

Video; Nokia 6.1 has 2160p@30fp, 1080p@30fps whereas Motorola G6 has 1080p@60/30fps.

Selfie camera modules; Nokia 6.1 has 8MP, f/2.0, 2.0, 1/4”, 1.12µm while Motorola G6 has 8MP or 16MP, f/2.2.

Features; Motorola G6 has LED flash.

Video; both phones have 1080p@30fps.

Bottom Line camera
Nokia 6.1 is better.


Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

3.5mm jack; both phones have 3.5mm audio jack.

Radio; both phones have FM radios with Nokia 6.1 having RDS.

Bottom Line multimedia
Nokia 6.1 is better as it has FM radio with RDS.


Wi-Fi; Nokia 6.1 has 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot whereas Motorola G6 has 802.11, a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

Bluetooth; Nokia 6.1 has v5.0 whereas Motorola G6 has v4.2

GPS; both phones have A-GPS, Glonass and BDS.

NFC; Nokia 6.1 has NFC.

USB; both phones have USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0

Sensors; the two phones have fingerprint, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity and compass.

Bottom Line connectivity & features
Nokia 6.1 is better.


Capacity; both phones have 3000mAh

Charging; both phones support fast charging.

Bottom Line battery
both phones have similar battery features.

Our comparison of Motorola G6 vs Nokia in this review puts Nokia 6.1 ahead as it has NFC, powerful GPU and CPU, has better video recording quality, has newer Bluetooth version and FM radio with RDS.

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