Moto Z2 Play leaks in high-res image, official announcement could go live on June 1


Motorola's mid-range lineup is about to get a bit bigger with the addition of a new smartphone, the Moto Z2 Play. The first press render of the handset appeared online about a month ago, but the picture was quickly followed by information related to its innards.

We've been reporting about the Moto Z2 Play almost on a weekly basis, but it's not until today that we're able to show you a high-resolution picture of the unannounced device. Although we're only offered a view of the front side, at least we can tell what color variations Motorola chose for the Moto Z2 Play: White/Gold, Black/Grey, and White/Silver.

Aside from a clear view of the upcoming smartphone, we also get to know when the Moto Z2 Play could be announced. An official ad states the smartphone will be unveiled on June 1. The Moto Z2 Play is likely to be introduced in Latin America initially, but we're expecting Lenovo to make it available in other countries as well.

Since the Moto Z2 Play was spotted not long ago on Geekbench, we've managed to learn a little bit about the phone's specs. As such, we're aware the smartphone will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, paired with 4GB RAM RAM.

Also, we know for sure the Moto Z2 Play will pack a non-removable 3,000 mAh battery inside since Lenovo has already confirmed this piece of information. Naturally, the smartphone will run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

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Moto Z2 Play
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 626, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(30h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. Mr.mobile

Posts: 130; Member since: Mar 09, 2017

if moto z2 play comes with 3000mah and rear glass i will switch to moto x 2017 i hope this comes with full metal unibody desgin and larger battery 3800mah battery

3. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

And that is how they increase their ASP by moving features up a tier slowly

2. Mr.mobile

Posts: 130; Member since: Mar 09, 2017

i hope moto z2 play comes with Snapdragon 630 and moto x 2017 Snapdragon 660 and moto g5S plus Snapdragon 626

4. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Sorry, but the 630 won't be out until a bit later this year. I'm hoping for the Moto X4 as I'm done with the highest end SoCs. The mid and upper middle range phones offer, realistically, 95% of the real life fluidity, features, functionality and most of the looks (which is what the X4 some to do) and feel of a phone that costs $300 more. I realized that I don't use my camera enough to pay flagship prices just to get a camera that's marginally better in daylight and more passable in lowlight than my 3T. Besides, I really want a 5.2" FHD screen and I hear OnePlus is moving to QHD possibly. Oh well, the X4 should have a more efficient SoC due to a more mature process and reasonable clockspeeds.

5. vartotojas

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 14, 2014

to many fkn moto..

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