Motorola Moto X Play 32GB  Sony Xperia Z3 Plus 
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Excellence Score27.831.5
Value for Money Score65.553.9
PriceRs. 13,499 onwardsRs. 21,990 onwards
Launch Date (India)Sep, 2015Jun, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.1Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 7.0
Screen Size5.5 inches5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesScratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant glass, Oleophobic Coating, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Processor1.7 GHz2 GHz
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPUAdreno 405Adreno 430
RAM2 GB3 GB
VoLTEYes
Camera21.0 MP20.7 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes (4K)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP5.1 MP
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness10.9 mm6.9 mm
Weight169 gm144 gm
Battery Capacity3630 mAh2930 mAh
Battery StandbyN/A590 hrs
Battery TalktimeN/A17.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersN/AMusic Playback Time: 91 hrs, Video Playback Time: 9.66 hrs
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
  • Beautiful, dual-glass OmniBalance design - the frame is even sleeker than the Z3 and together with the new materials exudes even more luxury
  • Ultra-slim at 6.9mm
  • Light, and pleasant to handle
  • Water-resistant
  • Excellent display with rich colors and nice viewing angles
  • Xperia UI doesn't stray far from stock Android 5.0.2 Lollipop - it's simple and fluid, with some added features like Sony's small apps
  • Good speed/performance, backed by powerful hardware
  • Very good camera
  • Dual stereo speakers provide good, clean output
  • Good audio quality
  • Rich feature-filled multimedia apps for pictures, videos, music
  • Decent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • No Major Negatives!
  • Tends to overheat when put under stress (during gaming, watching videos, etc)
  • Gets hindered from operating at peak performance due to thermal throttling down
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