Motorola Moto X Style 16GB  Motorola Moto Z Play 
Motorola Moto X Style Motorola Moto Z Play
Buy Now N/A Buy
Excellence Score
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45.4
Value for Money Score
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73.5
Price N/A Rs. 17,249 onwards
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2015 Oct, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.0 Android 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.1, Expected upgrade to 8.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1440x2560 pixels (~ 515 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.8 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Hexa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
GPU Adreno 418 Adreno 506
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 21.0 MP 16.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features Phase Detection Auto-Focus, Dual-LED (dual tone) Flash, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR F/2.0 Aperture, 1.3um Pixel Size, Dual LED (dual tone) Flash, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Laser Autofocus, Zero Shutter Lag, Professional Mode, Quick Capture, Best Shot, Tap (anywhere) to Capture, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to Focus & Exposure, Video Stabilization, Slow Motion video
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Flash Flash, F/2.2 Aperture, 1.4 um Pixel Size, Full HD Video Recording, 85 Degree Wide-Angle lens, Auto Night Mode, Beautification mode, Professional Mode
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 2 TB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 11.1 mm 6.99 mm
Weight 179 gm 165 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 3510 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 N/A
Fast Charging Yes, Turbo Charging Yes, TurboPower
Other Battery Parameters N/A Mixed usage up to 45 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Water Resistant; Turbo Charging; NFC; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration Fast Battery Charging: 8 hrs of power in 15 minutes (TurboPower); Water repellent nano-coating; NFC; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; USB Type-C; USB On-The-Go; Moto Mods Connector; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [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
  • Good audio quality
  • Good speaker loudness
  • 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
2-minute Review [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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