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Updated January 10, 2024·

If camera quality is a priority, the Google Pixel 6 offers overall better performance for both still photos and videos. However, if you prefer a phone with a larger screen and longer battery life, the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) could be a better fit. It also has more storage space but uses a plastic body versus the Pixel's glass, which may impact the phone's durability and feel. The Pixel 6 has an OLED display, which is generally better than the Moto G Stylus (2023)'s LCD in terms of color and contrast. Both phones support 5G and run on Android, but the Pixel 6 may receive more timely software updates. If cost is a key factor, the Moto G Stylus (2023) will be lighter on your wallet. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

7.7
Pixel 6
Moto G Stylus (2023)
4.7
The Google Pixel 6 has good overall camera quality, while the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.7
Pixel 6
Moto G Stylus (2023)
4.8
The Google Pixel 6 takes good photos, while the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) takes poor photos.

Video Quality

7.0
Pixel 6
Moto G Stylus (2023)
4.4
The Google Pixel 6 takes good videos, while the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) takes poor videos.

Battery

6.9 Hours
Pixel 6
Moto G Stylus (2023)
7.8 Hours
The Google Pixel 6 has 6.9 hours of battery life. The Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) has 7.8 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Google Pixel 6 has a screen size of 6.4 inches and the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) is 6.6 inches.

Cost

$200
Pixel 6
Moto G Stylus (2023)
$250
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The Google Pixel 6 has a price of $200 and the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) costs $250.
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How the Google Pixel 6 and the Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Google Pixel 6Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023)
Google Pixel 6Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023)

GENERAL

Price
$200
$250
Brand
GoogleMotorola
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
October 28, 2022June 2, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.4"6.6"
Resolution
2400 x 10802400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
YesNo
Pixels Per Inch
411399
Display Type
OLEDLCD

INTERNAL

Processor
TensorSD6G1
Internal Storage
128 gb256 gb
RAM
8 gb6 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
7.8/104.8/10
Photos Score
7.8/104.8/10
Videos Score
7/104.5/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide
Main Camera
50 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels

BATTERY

Battery Life
6.9 hours7.8 hours
Battery Capacity
4614 mah5000 mah
Wireless Charging
YesNo
Wireless charging Speed
21 w0 w
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (5 watts)No

PHYSICAL

Size
6.24" x 2.94"6.41" x 2.91"
Weight
7.30 oz7.13 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.25.1
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
6e5
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 12, 13, 14, 25, 26, 29, 30, 38, 41, 48, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
Yes (Except Verizon Models)No
Color
Stormy Black, Sorta Seafoam, Kinda CoralCosmic Black
Stock Android
YesYes
SD Card
NoYes

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better CameraGoogle Pixel 6
Better BatteryMotorola Moto G Stylus (2023)

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Google Pixel 6

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Android Police

Taylor Kerns | April 2022
"It punches above its weight in nearly every way: performance is great, build quality is very good, and the cameras positively rip. this is a big phone, which is a bit of a shock after the compact Pixel 4 and Pixel 5. But it’s a very good big phone at a very good price."

Motorola Moto G Stylus (2023)

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Tom's Guide

John Velasco | July 2023
"Now in its third generation iteration, the Moto G Stylus 5G (2023) takes the incremental step of being taken more seriously — backed by a cleaner design, upgraded chipset, and a 120Hz display refresh rate. What makes it different from other phones today is that it’s packaged with a stylus that tucks inside of the phone when it’s not being used."

About Google

Google can be considered a relatively new player in the smartphone industry, joining as late as 2016 with their phone, the Google Pixel. Since then, the Pixel lineup has undergone many changes, but it has always been characterized by a focus on photography and clean software, by providing a pure Android experience. By virtue of Google being the creator of the Android operating system, Pixels are known for receiving timely software updates and for being supported with updates for a long time. Additionally, over the past few generations of devices, Google started designing their own processors. This allowed for the implementation of unique software features that are not present in any other phone, such as automatic call screening and unique voice transcribing capabilities.

About Motorola

Motorola, a well-known name in the smartphone world, has a long-standing legacy in the industry, with a history dating back to the early days of mobile phones. The brand is mostly known for striking a balance between affordability and functionality, as well as providing a clean and straightforward interface with their software skin on top of Android. While they have traditionally been prominent in the budget and midrange categories, Motorola has also occasionally ventured into the high-end category for smartphones.

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