Moto Z Play

Full Phone Specifications

INR 24,999 / USD 370

Moto Z Play


The Moto Z Play is the affordable offering of the Z lineup and features some decent hardware architecture and overall quality that helps it to justify its price to an extent. The Moto Z Play can be used with the new accessories developed by the smartphone maker. The Z Play is fully compatible with the Moto Mods modular accessories that not only add to the beauty quotient but does more than being an ornament for the phone.

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5.5 Inch Super AMOLED Display (401 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass Octa Core 2.0 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 3GB 32GB internal expandable upto 2000GB via Dedicated MicroSD Rear Camera: 16MP f/2.0
Front Camera: 5MP f/2.2
Non-Removable 3510 mAh Black, White

Design and Construction

Dimensions (Inches) 6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28
Weight 165 g
Construction materials Metal
Special protection None
Colour Options Black, White


Screen Size 5.5 Inches
Screen to body ratio (%) 69.63%
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution FullHD
Pixel Density 401 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass


System on Chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, 64 Bit
GPU Adreno 506
Internal memory 32 GB
Usable memory MB
Expandable Memory Yes
Expandable Memory Upto 2000 GB
Expandable Memory Slot Dedicated MicroSD
No. of SIMS 2
Sim 1 Type Nano SIM
Sim 2 Type Nano SIM

Primary Camera

Megapixels 16 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.0
Image stabilization None
Autofocus type Laser Autofocus, Phase Detection
Flash details Dual LED
Video Resolution 2160 x 3840
Video FPS 30

Front Camera

Megapixels 5 MP
No of sensors 1
Aperture size 2.2


OS Name Android
Os version Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow


Capacity 3510 mAh
Type Non-Removable
Replaceable No


Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/n 5GHz


Music formats MP3, AAC, WAV, WAV
Video formats MP4, H.263, H.264


GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
LTE (FDD) 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25)
LTE (TDD) 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
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Moto Z Play Design

In terms of design the Moto Z Play borrows its design cues from its elder Moto Z sibling. It features a 5.5inch FullHD display packed into a thin metal frame. It is a SUperAMOLED display with a screen resolution and Pixel density of 1080 x 1920 and 403PPI respectively. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. Even the whole body of the Z Play has been protected by a water repellent nano-coating.

The Z Play features a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm audio jack and at the rear you will find  the Moto Mods connecter that helps the accessories to snap fit on the device. The fingerprint sensor has been fitted in the home button itself.

The Moto Z Play is available in the market in colour options including Black, Silver, Black Slate, White, Fine Gold, and Sugar White.

Moto Z Play Hardware

The Motorola Mobile Computing System on the Z Play includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processo. It is a 2 GHz Octa-Core CPU coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. RAM stands at 3 GB whereas the ROM offered is of 32GB that can be extended upto 2TB via MicroSD card. The Z Play is equipped with Dual Sim capabilities. The set of sensors fitted on the phone are Fingerprint reader, Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Proximity, and an Audio monitor.

At the rear is 16MP primary shooter that uses a combination of Laser auto-focus and Phase Detection AutoFocus. It features ƒ / 2.0 aperture and a 1.3 um pixel size. On the front is a 5MP camera with ƒ / 2.2 aperture and a Wide-Angle 85 degree lens and also gets a flash module.

The Moto Z Play gets 3510 mAh battery that is claimed to provide a mixed usage of up to 45 hours. It supports Turbo Charging and a 15minutes of charging is claimed to provide up to 8 hours of power.

Moto Z Play Software

Moto Z Play gets stock Android v.6.0.1, Marshmallow with no UI laid on top.