IFA 2016: Moto Z Play goes official with 5.5-inch Super AMOLED screen and 3510mAh battery

By September 1st, 2016 AT 6:02 AM

At the IFA 2016, Motorola‘s third smartphone in the Z series has been made official. The device is dubbed as the Moto Z Play, and it is compatible with Motorola’s MotoMods accessories. The Z Play comes with mid-range specs, unlike the previous Z series devices – Moto Z and Moto Z Force. One of the primary USPs of the Moto Z Play is its 3510mAh battery, which is claimed by the company to go on up to 50 hours on standard usage.

Motorola Moto Z Play

The Moto Z Play comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen, and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 chipset clocked at 2GHz. It features 3GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, sports a 16-megapixel primary camera with dual-tone LED flash, Laser Autofocus, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, and 1.3um pixel and a 5-megapixel selfie snapper with Wide-angle lens and LED flash. The device also features a fingerprint scanner, which is integrated into the Home button on the front panel. The device comes with water-repellent nanocoating.

Regarding pricing and availability, the Moto Z Play will be up for sale in Black, Silver, Sugar White, Black Slate, White, and Fine Gold color options. It is priced at $449.99 (approx. Rs. 30,123) and will be available globally from September.

Moto Z Play Specifications

  • 5.5-inch Full HD 1080p Super AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 chipset clubbed with Adreno 506 GPU and 3GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 2TB via microSD card
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and 5MP front-facing camera
  • Single Nano-SIM /dual-SIM (based on the variant), 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC, and USB Type-C
  • Measures 156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99mm; Weighs 165 grams
  • 3510mAh battery with Turbo-Charging

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Using Moto style and previously used Moto x both phones are value for money, long battery. Turbo charging , amazing camera quality fast processor no heating issue and yes support all bands ..


Nice. Meant for budget conscious – brand savvy – discerning users.

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