Motorola Moto X Play 32GB  Sony Xperia Z3 Plus 
Motorola Moto X Play Sony Xperia Z3 Plus
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Excellence Score
25.9
29.6
Value for Money Score
51.2
32.2
Price Rs. 18,999 onwards Rs. 40,948 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Jun, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 7.1 Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 7.1
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant glass, Oleophobic Coating, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 430
RAM 2 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 20.7 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
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 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama, 8X Digital Zoom, Sony Exmor R, Video Stabilization, Superior Auto, Image Stabilizer
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A Full HD Video Recording, HDR
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 10.9 mm 6.9 mm
Weight 169 gm 144 gm
Battery Capacity 3630 mAh 2930 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 590 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A 17.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Other Battery Parameters N/A Music Playback Time: 91 hrs, Video Playback Time: 9.66 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Water Resistant; NFC; Noise Filtration Dust Proof; Water Resistant; Quick Charge (Get up to 60% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging); S-Force; Clear Audio+ - Sound improvement software; Clear Bass; xLoud Experience; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; USB On-The-Go; ANT+ Support; Miracast; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration
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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