Motorola Moto Z Play 

price Rs. 24,499 onwards  | launch Oct, 2016

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What we liked

  • 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

What we didn't

  • 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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Motorola Moto Z Play Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Upgradeable to 7.1
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass)
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Effect Sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Audio Monitor Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor2 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
GPUAdreno 506
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 2 TB
Battery Capacity3510 mAh
Other Battery Parameters
  • Mixed usage up to 45 hrs
Weight165 gm
Thickness6.99 mm
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • 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 Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • 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
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
  • Fast Battery Charging: 8 hrs of power in 15 minutes (TurboPower)
  • Water repellent nano-coating
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • USB Type-C
  • USB On-The-Go
  • Moto Mods Connector

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