Here's where the microSD slot will be on the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 (and is on the Moto X Play)

Here's where the microSD slot will be on the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 (and is on the Moto X Play)
With the Motorola Moto X Play expected to wear the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 moniker as an exclusive for Verizon, we can tell you that the phone will feature 32GB of native storage along with a 128GB microSD slot. But you might have a hard time finding the location of the slot. So if you are planning on buying the DROID MAXX 2, or if you own the Moto X Play, pay attention.

The microSD slot on your device is located on the back of the SIM card tray. And where, pray tell, is the SIM card tray? You might remember that on the Motorola DROID MAXX, it is in the volume rocker. Assuming that the Moto X Play will be re-branded as the DROID MAXX 2, the SIM card tray will be on the top of the device. Of course, you will need to use the SIM tray tool to access it.

The DROID MAXX line is known for having a higher capacity battery than your average handset, giving users a longer battery life. The 3500mAh cell on the OG model has to power up a 5-inch 720 x 1280 screen. The sequel will have a 3650mAh battery in charge of keeping lit a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 resolution screen. While Motorola marketed the original DROID MAXX by saying it would last for up to 48 hours of "mixed use," it will be interesting to see if Motorola has been able to optimize the battery to squeeze a lot more additional time out of it for the DROID MAXX 2.

source: AndroidCentral

Related phones

Moto X Play
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3630 mAh



1. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Thanks Alan F. We probably never would have found it.

2. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

LOL...sarcastic, are we?

3. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

See! Samsung could've crammed a tray like this on the Note 5 but NOO...

4. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Samsung has ufs 2.0. That's why you cant put a slow sd card in there. While motorola is using some ancient stuff, so sd slot will work.:)

5. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

I'd rather have the ancient stuff.

6. gsv619

Posts: 54; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

Ancient stuff FTW!!!

8. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'd rather have my 32gb+128gb SD card than 32gb of storage that only makes things a split second faster. I need SPACE who gives a crap if it is a split second slower?!?

11. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Think for a minute even with this "ancient stuff" Moto X manages to catch up with S6... Now tel me who is better?

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

catch up in what? o.O

21. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Speed (app launching and others) duh...

14. Cyberchum

Posts: 1132; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Unless it doesn't have USB OTG support, don't feel me that bulls**t. If the Micro SD card will inhibit your precious UFS 2.0, then make it work as USB OTG. Better than not having. UFS 2.0 as if Note 4 was a turtle. Spoilt.

17. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

UFS 2.0 is traveling in warp 10, yeah! But no space! Got speed also no use.

18. thartist

Posts: 45; Member since: Jul 14, 2014

@fyahking: Keep telling yourself that, poor brainwashed kid.

20. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Samsung is too busy pretending to be Apple, even after bashing them all those years.

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Moto X Play looks cool but the SD615 ruined it. I didn't like the Moto X Style design though the features are good.

9. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 974; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

The smartphone market in general is stagnant now, as most phones over the past 2 years all very closely resemble their predecessor. Slight style changes, slight bumps in performance, and still only get a day, maybe 2 of battery life. I was hoping Motorola would have changed things up a bit, but we're apparently still in 2013.

15. sgodsell

Posts: 7606; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Considering you can just go up to Canada right now with the dollar exchange and the price of the Moto X Play, means you can pick one up for less then $300 USD. That is excellent for a 21 mp camera, a 5 mp front facing camera. The 615 is good enough for that device, considering its a 64 bit octa core processor. You make it sound like its slow. When we in reality it runs really fast and smooth. What are you expecting for $300?

19. thartist

Posts: 45; Member since: Jul 14, 2014

@itsdeepak4u2000: nah it doesn't. In fact, it makes it even better because it consumes much less power than the 8xx stuff and is more than fast enough for anything you wanna do, plus the 3600 battery = unholy battery life!! Unless you game "hardcore android games"... yeah, for sure, wake me up when that ever happens ;)

10. pureviewuser

Posts: 501; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

Well done motorola.

12. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Revelation of Alan F 1 : Here's where the microSD slot will be on the Motorola DROID MAXX 2 (and is on the Moto X Play)

16. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I'll wait for the Droid Turbo 2 aka Moto X Style. Screen size need to be at least 5.7".

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