Motorola Moto X Play 32GB  Samsung Galaxy A7 
Motorola Moto X Play Samsung Galaxy A7
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Excellence Score
25.9
21.3
Value for Money Score
51.2
45.9
Price Rs. 18,999 onwards Rs. 18,750 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Feb, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.1 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 405
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 Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
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 32 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 (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 10.9 mm 6.3 mm
Weight 169 gm 141 gm
Battery Capacity 3630 mAh 2600 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 17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 11 hrs, Audio Playback Time (Hours): Up to 54 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Water Resistant; NFC; Noise Filtration Ultra Power Saving Mode; NFC; ANT+ Support; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Noise Filtration; S-Voice
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
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good overall audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Solid build quality
  • Beautiful, slender metal frame design
  • Good in-hand feel
  • Brilliant Super AMOLED display, that can be tuned to your liking with "display modes"
  • Android interface with Touchwiz
  • Good speed/performance
  • Decent camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • microSIM/microSD hybrid slot means that full-time dual-SIM users are stuck with only 16GB of storage
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