Motorola Moto X Style & Moto X Play: all the new features

Motorola today announced its newest trio of phones, two versions of the Moto X (Play and Style), and the third generation of the Moto G. 

Although the Moto G is Motorola's undisputed bestseller, the Moto X in particular, being the company's flagship device, deserves all of the attention we can give it, as it offers pretty high-end specs paired with a host of customization options and an affordable price tag.

While they're technically versions of one and the same phone, the Moto X Play and the Moto X Style differ in a handful of key areas. As it's easy to get confused by the differences, we rounded up all the new features of the two phones separately, so that it is easier to distinguish the Moto X Style and the Moto X Play from one another.

The Moto X Play, on the other hand, is the Moto X Style's not as good-looking, but also well-equipped brother. Check out the features that set it apart from the Moto X Style right below. 

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Moto X Style
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Hexa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
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



1. mayur007

Posts: 593; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

Really Moto Motox style with OIS would have made it more tempting... to buy but they are value for money so cant take away more than 1 point so regarding new phones 4 out of 5 points

6. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

2. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Damn, Moto X Style is so tempting!

3. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

Apparently it's not coming to the U.S. though.

5. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I don't mind, as long as it's coming to Asia. :P

7. 0kax0el0

Posts: 238; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

The Style will be available in the US as Moto X Pure, the X Play is the one that won't be sold there.

4. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Very good phone for the cash, better than G4 and the 1+2 But you can get the s6 very cheap in the usa on eBay, so that the best phone and best deal

8. Benalys

Posts: 23; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

This big battery phone can not purchased in US. The reason that Moto does not sell big battery phones in US other than Verizon is probably that the notorious agreement between Motorola and Verizon: Motorola makes Droid series exclusive to Verizon with big battery, and Motorola agrees not to sell the big battery non-Verizon phones in the US. With this agreement, anyone wants a Motorola big battery phone must buy it from Verizon. I am just wondering when this agreement will get expired.

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