Motorola Moto Z Play is run through GFXBench with 5.5-inch screen, SD-625 SoC and 3GB of RAM

The Motorola Moto Z Play (XT1635) is expected to be unveiled on September 6th. The handset was recently run through GFXBench, which gives us the opportunity to confirm some of the phone's specs. The Moto Z Play carries a 5.5-inch screen with a 1080 x 1920 resolution. Powering the unit is an octa-core 2GHz CPU along with the Adreno 506 GPU. Earlier rumors suggested that the Moto Z Play would have the Snapdragon 625 SoC under the hood, which dovetails perfectly with the specs listed by GFXBench.

The Moto Z Play will sport 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage, according to the GFXBench benchmark test. A 16MP camera adorns the back of the unit, with a 5MP selfie snapper in front. Previous leaks called for a 3500mAh battery to be inside the device. A fingerprint scanner is aboard, and Android 6.0.1 will be pre-installed.

The specs found on GFXBench match specs leaked earlier by AnTuTu. We could see the Moto Z Play launched in October or during the following month. The device might be priced at the equivalent of $446 USD.

source: GFXBench

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Moto Z Play
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3510 mAh

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24 Comments

1. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

This SD 625 seems crap. The galaxy C7 doesn't seem to have that good performance.

3. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

SD625 for 446 bucks! WTF

8. sgodsell

Posts: 7514; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The 625 is a new chip based on 14nm manufacturing technology. Plus all 8 cores are clocked at the same speed. Unlike other SD 6xx chips or for that matter many SD 8xx chips, they incorporate fast and slower cores. Plus it a new Processor with full production going into effect for Q3 2016.

11. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

I know the specs of the SD625. 8 Cortex-A53 cores @ 2GHz doesn't worth a f--k to warrant $446!

23. nokia12

Posts: 610; Member since: Nov 19, 2013

They should have used Sd 650 in this .. Sd 625 is pathetic in front of Sd 650.. the gpu ( adreno 506) is only slightly better than adreno 405 from Sd 615/616/617.. 300 $ is the max one should pay for this phone... Also Sd 615/616/617 were bad chips to begin with... All cortex a53 core chip shouldn't come in 600 series , they belong to 400 series

15. Acdc1a

Posts: 475; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

US price will be $349 or $399, mark my words. Probably not worth it compared to the other Chinese brands.

24. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

redmi4 with same chipset for 1/3 of that price.. it even has bigger battery... (or just get axon7 or OP3 for that price, lol..)

13. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

On the other hand Zenfone 3 is pretty fast. Samsung doesn't seem to like Qulcomm's SoCs.

19. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Why are y'all complaining? It's a more efficient Snapdragon 617, as you know, under 14nm. The price "might" be $450, give or take, but it could be lower as it's just speculation. Plus it has mods to go with it...

4. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Played with the z yesterday and idk the phone is too thin. Not my cup or tea

5. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Get a fat mod for the back. :P

6. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Lmao didn't like the way the fingerprint scanner felt too. I was expecting some thing else

10. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

lol, that's cool, I personally like the look of the phone, though I think I would have preferred the placement of the scanner be on the back of the phone like last year's Nexus. I can get over the thinness of the phone simply because I would imagine I would always have a mod on the back and I don't use the 3.5 mm headphone jack anymore as it's become irrelevant with Bluetooth headsets and Chromecast Audio. I'm still keeping an eye open for a Moto X though, the alleged leaks of the next X having a much smaller display with 1080p resolution and 4 GB of RAM really has me intrigued. I bet the performance will be outstanding.

12. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Yea man I still have last year's x and it's a great device....a refresher my model should be awesome

20. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I haven't seen any leaks or heard any rumors on a new X. What have you heard? (Also own the X Pure.)

21. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Nothing is absolute at this point but there have been multiple articles claiming that there will be a 2016 Moto X, one example being... http://www.phonearena.com/news/Motorola-Moto-X-2016-certified-by-CCC-in-China_id84078

7. Saywhatnow

Posts: 28; Member since: Jul 13, 2016

$400 for 820 and this is $450 for 625??!!? Wtf are they on!!!!

14. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Chevy vs. Caddy. Toyota vs. Lexus. VW vs. Audi.

18. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Wait, so which one cheats on its benchmarks?

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