Motorola Moto Z Play makes appearance on Zauba carrying a 5.5-inch screen?

India's Zauba website tracks certain imports into and exports out of India. Since many major smartphone manufacturers have operations in the country, listings on the site often revolve around rumored handsets. For example, the site now shows that three units of the Motorola Moto Z Play have been imported into India. The unannounced model is expected to be a mid-range version of the already introduced Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force.

The listing on Zauba reveals that the Moto Z Play (which has the code name of Vertex) will feature a 5.5-inch display, matching the screen size of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Based on a previous Geekbench test of the phone, we expect that the Moto Z Play will be powered by the Snapdragon 625 chipset with an octa-core CPU, and the Adreno 506 GPU. 3GB of RAM will be on board with Android 6.0.1 pre-installed.

The phone carries the model number of  XT1635-01, and the model listed on Zauba offers single SIM capabilities. The Geekbench test resulted in a single-core score of 884 and a multi-core score of 4464. There is some speculation that the Moto Z Play will be unveiled after the Moto Z and Moto Z Force are launched in September. Despite being a mid-range model, the Moto Z Play is expected to support the Moto Mods modular system.

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via TechUpdate3



1. pagal

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

5274 inr equivalent to 80$. Not possible.

2. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Did other leaks from Zauba directly reflect the price of the leaked phones?

3. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

According to leaks the Play seems to have the smallest bottom bezel of all Z's...

4. Derass

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 06, 2015

Too bad they ditched the dual front-facing speakers. I'd prefer those over the fingerprint scanner.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

This or OnePlus 3, I want a replacement phone this fall.

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6032; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I really want to see the Moto Z succeed. I think their design is the single boldest change for phones since the release of the original iPhone.

7. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Same here. People who talk about bezels over here are almost all fanboys but each and every one of us know that apart from some wooky Japs nobody can make phones with lesser bezels than Moto. It's been proven again and again, the Moto X series has always been above 70% screen to body ratio and the Z is the same, even the Turbo and Maxx were above 70%. I find the FP scanner okay on the black versions though I'm not a fan of the white one. I hope Moto Z succeeds and so does the HTC 10, they are the only two companies which actually care for aesthetics, the rest are same old same old. I'm really hoping Moto launches Z Force internationally even if a bit pricey. The price will come down sooner or later. For the next generation I'm hoping Moto adds another speaker at the bottom, remove the logo tag, push the fp scanner up and add capacitive keys next to it and above all push the IR sensors on each side of the lower speaker. Not changing the overall shape of the phone, just updating it. And of course getting rid of the white version would work in their favor.

8. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I totally agree with both of you. Motorola (or should I say Lenovo?) have been very bold with their efforts as has HTC with the 10. I'd love to see two of my favorite OEMs get back into consumer thoughts with flagships like these.

9. Jango

Posts: 372; Member since: Oct 24, 2014

Have you heard of the LG G2? They're Korean, not Japanese.

10. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

A one off phone which never had a worthy successor. Plus no LG G phone ever had two speakers on the facade.

11. knightkiran

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

I think that is the moto e

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