The Motorola Moto G6 is shipped with a 15 watts based Motorola TurboPower Charger supporting 5 volts @ 3 amps, 9 volts @ 1.6 amps and 12 volts @ 1.2 amps power profiles. Let's see how well the phone uses Lenovo’s proprietary TurboPower quick charging scheme with its own charger starting from a fully depleted battery. Note the Motorola Moto G6 also supports USB Power Delivery 2.0 fast charging technology over the phone's USB Type-C connector.
Once we attached both the Motorola TurboPower Charger and the Motorola Moto G6 with a USB Type-A to Type-C cable, we could see that the phone took around 109 minutes to fully charge with the TurboPower charger, upon 0% battery on the phone.
At initial plugin, the Motorola Moto G6 started pulling up to near 16.5 watts but went on to repeatedly pull quick changing current resulting in 2.7-16.5 watts of charging in between. When the battery has charged for about an hour, charging gradually decreased to around 10.7 watts. After about 80 minutes, the current drawn ramped down to less than .2 amps towards the end of charging.
Click here to download the trace captured by the GRL-A1 power analyzer to see more details on the entire power charging cycle.