Moto Z Play with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in India for Rs 24999

Lenovo owned Motorola has also launched the Moto Z Play in India today, along with the flagship Moto Z. It was globally announced at the beginning of last month (September) at the IFA. It supports Moto Mods as well. Lets find out the features, specifications and pricing of the smartphone below.

Moto Z Play

Motorola Moto Z Play Specifications

The Motorola Moto Z Play features a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass and has a pixel density of 403 PPI. It is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 64-bit processor along with Adreno 506 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes with 32 GB of internal memory, which can further be expanded up to 2 TB via microSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box.

The Moto Z Play rocks a 16 megapixel primary rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1.3 µm pixel size, Laser Auto Focus, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF). On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash and wide-angle lens for selfies and video calling. It supports Dual SIM and comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack. It is 6.99 mm thick and weighs 165 grams. It houses a fingerprint scanner at the front. It has water-repellent nano-coating, front-ported loud speakers along with 3-mics.

It includes 4G with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB Type-C, NFC and GPS as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,510 mAh battery with support for Turbo Charging.

The Moto Z Play supports modular accessories called the ‘Moto Mods’. They get attached to 12 “magic pins” that are located at the bottom back of the device. These Moto Mods consist of a Moto Insta-Share Projector, JBL SoundBoost, Moto Shells and instant Power Pack.

The Moto Insta-Share Projector will turn the phone into a 70-inch projector, that can project at a wall or ceiling with 90 degree projection angle. The JBL SoundBoost and Power Pack will boost audio and increase battery life up to 22 hours, respectively. Also, the swappable Moto Style Shells now use premium materials such as real wood, leather, or patterned fabric.

Moto Z Play now official with Moto Mods accessories

The Motorola Moto Z Play is available in Black and White color variants. It has been priced at Rs 24,999 in India and will be sold exclusively via Amazon India and Flipkart starting from October 17, 2016. The Wooden and Ballistic nylon style shells are priced at Rs 1,099 (bundled price Rs 899), Leather Style shell at Rs 1599 (bundled price Rs 1,299), Incipio offGRID Power Pack at Rs 5,999 (bundled price Rs 4,999), JBL Soundboost speaker at Rs 6,999 (bundled price Rs 5,999), Insta-share Projector at Rs 19,999 (bundled price Rs 15,999) and Hasselbad True Zoom Camera at Rs 19,999 (bundled price Rs 14,999).

Lenovo India has also launched their flagship smartphone, the Moto Z for Rs 39,999.


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