Motorola Moto X Style 16GBMotorola Moto Z Play
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Motorola Moto Z Play
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magic score53.574.2
PriceRs. 26,999 onwardsRs. 24,999 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Oct, 2015Oct, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Screen Size5.7 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1440x2560 pixels (~ 515 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesLCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Processor1.8 GHz2 GHz
Processor TypeHexa CoreOcta Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
GPUAdreno 418Adreno 506
VoLTEYes
Camera21.0 MP16.0 MP
Internal Memory16 GB32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GBup to 2 TB
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness11.1 mm6.99 mm
Weight179 gm165 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh3510 mAh
Other Battery ParametersN/AMixed usage up to 45 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Very good build quality
  • Premium, sophisticated design
  • Great ergonomics - soft rubber touch back offers a good amount of grip
  • IP52 certification - dust and water-repellent
  • Very good, sharp display with great brightness levels, good viewing angles, and color saturation levels
  • Near-stock Android UI with useful add-ons and tweaks
  • Active-Display feature for pertinent notifications
  • very good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good video playback quality
  • Very good loudspeakers
  • Good audio quality
  • Fast TurboPower charging, which gives 8 hours of usage with a 15-minute charge
  • Solid build quality
  • Beautiful metal-and-glass design
  • Water-repellent nano-coating on the phone's surface
  • Excellent implementation of the modular accessory system, just like its bigger brothers - the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force - which makes this phone truly versatile and offers an affordable entry point into the Moto Mods ecosystem
  • When it comes to expanding the functionality beyond what a traditional smartphone is capable of doing, no other system or implementation does it better than Moto Mods!
  • Compatible with all existing Moto Mods (battery life extender, projector, camera mods etc)
  • Beautiful, bright AMOLED display, with wide viewing angles and punchy colors
  • Mostly stock Android UI, which will appease the Android purists
  • Good speed/performance in daily use
  • Good call quality
  • Very good, speedy fingerprint sensor
  • Outstanding battery life - comfortably one of the best in the business
  • Turbo charging support (full recharge time of about 110 minutes)
  • Good rear camera that captures detailed images, especially in good lighting conditions
  • Good front-facing camera too - produces a pleasant level of sharpness to accompany its solid details capture
  • On the whole, even without any Mods, the Moto Z Play is a complete package and offers good value - the mods are the icing on the cake
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average camera
  • Average battery life
  • Slightly unwieldy
  • Gaming performance is not the best in class
  • Camera has longer exposure times when shooting photos under low light
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