Motorola Moto Z2 Play

Moto Z2 Play runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat The smartphone has a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display The other variant of this mobile is  Moto Z2 Force It has a 12MP rear camera with a dual-tone LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera The device is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 626 processor and 4GB RAM It has 64GB internal storage which can further be expanded via a microSD card up to 256GB Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, and a microUSB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector The device is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery The latest variants of this mobile are Moto Z3 Play and Moto Z4

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
Storage : 64GB
Battery : 3000 mAh battery
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
SIM : Dual SIM, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
Operating System : Android v7.1 (Nougat)

Motorola Moto Z2 Play: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Punchier display; visibility under direct sunlight is great
  • Fluid and fast user interface; no bloatware either
  • The primary camera performs surprisingly well even though it doesn't come with the OIS
  • Low-light selfies are filled with details, thanks to the LED flash
  • Bad Stuff
  • Battery life is not as good as it predecessor
  • Overpriced

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Details

Introduction and Connectivity
The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is the latest smartphone which succeeds the Moto Z Play. The device comes with minor upgrades with respect to its predecessor. The smartphone sports a front-mounted home button which also doubles up as a fingerprint reader. 
The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is bundled with all the regular connectivity options which include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC, and a microUSB Type-C port.  
Camera and Storage
The Motorola Moto Z2 Play comes with a 12-megapixel rear camera which along with a dual-tone LED flash is capable of capturing good images and videos even during pale conditions. The front-facing 5-megapxiel shooter can be used for video calling and selfies. 
The smartphone ships with an internal storage capacity of 64GB which via a microSD card can be expanded further up to 256GB.
Display and Platform
The Motorola Moto Z2 Play runs the Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out of the box and boasts a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display which is paired with excellent viewing angles. The presence of Super AMOLED ensures that legibility is great even under the most demanding conditions.
Performance and Battery
The smartphone is armed with a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 626 chipset which coupled with 4GB of RAM handles everything with ease. You can work on multiple apps simultaneously or enjoy high-end games like Modern Combat, Crossfighter, etc. without worrying about any performance drop. The Moto Z2 Play is fuelled by a non-removable 3,000mAh battery which has support for fast charging that can recharge the battery pretty quickly. 

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Specifications


Processor Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
Display 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Storage 64GB
Rear Camera 12MP
Battery 3000 mAh


Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Pixel Density 401 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Screen to body percentage 70.1 %


Internal 64GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 256GB (Dedicated Slot)


Launch Date 15 June 2017
Dimensions 6.1 x 3.0 x 0.2 inches (156.2 x 76.2 x 6 mm)
Water Resistant Yes
Weight 145 grams (5.11 oz)
Colors Lunar Gray, Fine Gold, Nimbus Blue


Operating System Android v7.1 (Nougat)


Selfie 5MP
Rear 12MP
Rear Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Selfie Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash
Physical Aperture Rear (f/1.7), Front (f/2.2)
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps


Type Li-Ion
Removable Battery No
Talk time Upto 30 hrs (3G)
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 3000 mAh
Fast Charging Yes


Wi-Fi Yes with hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
CPU 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 506
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Front- mounted
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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