Motorola Moto X Play 16GB

1 variations 
price Rs. 16,999 onwards | launch Sep, 2015
magic score ?
<50
average value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#47
of 72 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 12 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • 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
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Excellent battery life

What We Didn't

  • No major negatives

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.7 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPUAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3630 mAh
Dimensions
Weight169 gm
Thickness10.9 mm
Camera
Camera21.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
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
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
NFCYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
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  • Water Resistant
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average brand rating
3.67/5
(Good)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys