Motorola Moto X Play 16GB  Samsung Galaxy A5 
Motorola Moto X Play Samsung Galaxy A5
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Excellence Score
24.1
20.1
Value for Money Score
63.1
47.8
Price Rs. 11,999 onwards Rs. 15,498 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Jan, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.1 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 N/A
GPU Adreno 405 N/A
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 21.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.0 Aperture, Quick Capture, Tap anywhere to capture, Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs, Slow Motion Video, 4X Digital Zoom, Burst Mode, Night Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to focus & exposure N/A
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 10.9 mm 6.7 mm
Weight 169 gm 123 gm
Battery Capacity 3630 mAh 2300 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A 15.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 68 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Water Resistant; NFC; Noise Filtration Ultra Power Saving Mode; S-Voice; NFC; WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality with tight-fitting polycarbonate body
  • Good ergonomics - thin bezels and curved back make this phone easy to handle with one hand
  • Rubberized back offers good grip
  • Good display - sharp, vibrant, and has great brightness levels, good contrast levels and accurate color reproduction
  • Near stock Android UI which is fast, polished and functional - with some useful tweaks and features
  • Moto Display - an updated lock screen feature which lets you quickly scan through multiple notifications without unlocking the device
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Very good camera - images are detailed, and have accurate color saturation levels particularly in well lit conditions
  • Good call quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Excellent battery life
  • Beautiful design, and exceptional build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold and use with one hand
  • Excellent AMOLED screen with great contrast, deep blacks and vivid colors
  • Android with TouchWiz interface which adds a number of useful features including the multi-window mode
  • Fast fluid performance
  • Excellent audio output quality
  • Very good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • Average speaker loudness
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