Motorola Moto G4 Play 

price₹ 9,949 onwards

launchSep, 2016

16.8

excellence score

49.7

value for money score

Infibeam

Rs. 9,949

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Design

  • Solid build quality
  • Nice, elegant design
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Water-resistant
  • No fingerprint sensor

Display

  • Decent display - images and websites looked fairly crisp and sharp
  • Average sunlight legibility of the display

Software

  • Comes loaded with clean, near stock Android, with almost no bloatware
  • Overall reliable hardware and software

Performance

  • Decent speed/performance - pleasant to use in daily use

Camera

  • Decent rear camera - takes pretty good outdoor photos (in mixed light, it takes OK photos, and in low light, it struggles and images tend to have some noise)
  • Decent front camera too - skin tones looked fairly natural in selfies
  • Decent video recording performance - takes serviceable HD videos at 30 fps
  • Although performance in daily use is good enough, it tends to lag when playing games and taking panoramic photos

Audio

  • Nice, loud front-facing speaker

Battery

  • Very good battery life - easily last for a little more than a day for moderate to heavy usage
  • Removable/replaceable battery
  • Bundled charger has a slow charging speed - taking about 4 hours to full charge

More

  • One the whole a good option for users looking for an decent device that’s solid, runs well, and has a battery that’ll last all day
  • No gyroscope

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Motorola Moto G4 Play Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 7.1 NougatExpected update to 8.0 Oreo
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410Ranked #78 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 306
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2800 mAh
Dimensions
Weight137 gm
Thickness9.9 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Tap (anywhere) to Capture
  • Burst Mode
  • Auto HDR
  • Panorama
  • Drag to Focus & Exposure
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • Wide-Angle Lens
  • Display Flash
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Water ResistantYes
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Fast Charger (10W): 5 hrs of battery life in 15 min
  • WiFi Direct
  • Google Photos (Two years of storage at original quality)

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