Motorola Moto X Play launched in India; 500,000 third-gen Moto G's are sold in the country

Motorola Moto X Play launched in India; 500,000 third-gen Moto G's are sold in the country
Motorola held a media event in India earlier today. The manufacturer unveiled the Motorola Moto X Play, which goes on sale at midnight Indian time tonight. The price for the phone is the equivalent of $280 USD. The Moto X Play is equipped with a 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 resolution screen. That works out to a pixel density of 403ppi. The handset is powered by the Snapdragon 615 chipset, which carries an octa-core 1.7GHz CPU and the Adreno 405 GPU. 2GB of RAM is inside, along with 32GB of internal storage. Those requiring additional memory can access the 128GB capacity microSD slot.

The rear-facing 21MP camera has an aperture of f/2.0, allowing it to be used even when lighting is less than optimal. The 5MP front-facing snapper will shoot selfies and handle video chats. A generous 3630mAh battery keeps the lights on, and Android 5.1 is pre-installed. The unit measures 10.9mm thick, weighing in at 169 grams.

During the event, which took place in New Delhi, Motorola announced that it has sold 5.6 million handsets via Indian online retailer Flipkart. The latter's Director, Sandeep Karwa, took to his Twitter account to reveal that Flipkart has sold 500,000 units of the third-generation Motorola Moto G in just 47 days. Since the phone is available in the country only from Flipkart, that figure is actually impressive. It also is a 40% hike compared to sales of the previous generation Moto G over the same time period.


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source: Gadgetgyaan

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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 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3630 mAh
Moto G (2015)
  • Display 5.0" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, Quad-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2470 mAh

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11 Comments

1. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

o/ Motorola

2. vedraj

Posts: 77; Member since: Oct 04, 2013

Everything Sells in India... n v love Motorola

3. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Thats what happens when you make a great phone at a great price.

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Great price yeah.

4. Tziggy14

Posts: 626; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

500k? How exacly is that impressive?

7. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

It is for Motorola in such a short period of time. Not every company has Apple and Samsung sale numbers.

9. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 894; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

In 47 days My dear.. & we are taking about only India...

11. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1277; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Thats online only and available on ONE online store only...

5. Blaz86

Posts: 22; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

$280? Pff ... The cheapest price I can find here where I live is $400!!!!!!!

8. Astonvan

Posts: 237; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

if the screen size was 5.2" i might have considered buying it but this is big. motorola is following other oem's by making large smartphones this years.

10. Utopian

Posts: 32; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Waiting for PA's review before purchasing.

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