Motorola Moto Z2 Play preview – 5.5” display, 4 GB RAM and 3000 mAh battery

After we acquainted you with the most important specs of Motorola Moto E4, today it is time to take a look at another Moto representative – this time we are talking about Motorola Moto Z2 Play. If you happen to show interest in the smartphone, you could check its current price and availability HERE.

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We have yet to publish a comprehensive review of Motorola Moto Z2 Play, so if you are curious to learn anything particular about the model, you can leave a comment in the comments section below.

5.5-inch Full HD screen and Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) OS

Moto Z2 Play features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display providing you with large enough working space. Its resolution is Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) offering image detail of around 401ppi. In addition, Gorilla Glass 3 will protect the screen from scratches.

The battery has a capacity of 3000 mAh, which should provide you with a relatively long battery life between charges. Additionally, the operating system is Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) but an upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo) is planned. As far as connectivity options are concerned, you get Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS.

4 GB RAM and 12 MP main camera

The mobile chip is developed by Qualcomm and it is Snapdragon 626 MSM8953-Pro. It features eight Cortex-A53 cores running at clock speeds of up to 2.20 GHz. The Adreno 506 GPU takes care of graphics performance. You also get 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage but if needed you can use the present microSD slot with support of up to 256 GB.

Let’s move on to the camera specs. The main sensor is 12 MP and features an autofocus, f/1.7 aperture and dual LED flash. Moreover, you can record up to 4K (2160 pixels) video. Anyway, the front camera is 5 MP with 1.4 µm pixels, dual LED flash and f/2.2 aperture for amazing selfies.

Specs sheet

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953-Pro (8-core, 2.20GHz, Cortex-A53)
Internal storage 64 GB
GPU Adreno 506
Display 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive multitouch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and 1920 x 1080 resolution
Connectivity Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS
Cameras 12MP, autofocus, dual LED (rear), 5MP (front)
  • dual SIM capabilities (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • microSD card slot, supports up to 256GB
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go
  • loudspeaker
  • camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
  • accelerometer
  • proximity sensor
  • fingerprint sensor
Battery 3000 mAh
Dimensions 76.2 x 156.2 x 6 mm
Weight 145 grams

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4 years ago

About Moto Z2 play network reception & call quality, battery performance hours for heavy usuage of indian variant.