Motorola Moto Z Play specs appear on AnTuTu

After making an appearance yesterday on India's Zauba website, the Motorola Moto Z Play (XT1635-03) was found today revealing its specs on AnTuTu's Weibo page. According to the leak, the Moto Z Play will feature a 1080 x 1920 (FHD) resolution on its 5.5-inch AMOLED display. 

Driving the device is the Snapdragon 625 chipset containing an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 506 GPU. According to AnTuTu, there will be two versions of the phone. One will come with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable native storage, and the other features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable native storage. A 16MP camera adorns the back of the phone while the front-facing 5MP camera snaps selfies and handles video chats. The unit comes with Android 6.0.1 out of the box, and will be upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat sometime in the future.

AnTuTu says to expect pricing to start at the equivalent of $300 USD for the model with 2GB of RAM. The Moto Z Play should become available sometime after the release of the Motorola Moto Z.

source: AnTuTu via PhoneRadar



1. tokuzumi

Posts: 1865; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

"Upgraded to 7.0 sometime in the future". We will all hold our breath. This will probably be a pretty good phone, for non-power users who just want to text, surf the web, play candy crush, and check social media.

14. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

and those want to flaunt a real good looker, while not have to sell a fortune. Cant wait to gift it to my mom.

2. pagal

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

First, it is not the z but the x .The moto x play 2016. It will launch with regular moto x 2016 in near future.

3. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

If it going to make use of MotoMods, it will be a Z.

5. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

but the pict say "Moto Z play" read what written under "AnTuTu Benchmark"

4. athos07m

Posts: 137; Member since: Apr 22, 2012

You get the Redmi Note 3 Pro with 3GB/32GB, faster SD650 for $180, why bother with this Moto twice as expensive? Moto ain't what it was 3 years ago when the original Moto G was special.

8. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

A statement like this applies to pretty much all non-Chinese brands. Can't penalize Moto for that.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

The 3GB/32GB version isn't $180... Also, I read on gsmarena that the camera is underwhelming while the new Motos tend to have excellent cameras; the phone has plastic caps on top and bottom; it likely won't have all the US bands for LTE; the phone is on lollipop, and likely will not be updated; speaking of lollipop, it's battery inefficient paired with a not-so-efficient SD650. There are many reasons NOT to get the Redmi for many people

13. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Speaking of camera, the regular Z, though having a 13mp camera, the pixel size is still 1.12, meaning it has a small sensor due its thin body?


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Yes. But the pixel size is another spec that often gets too much emphasis. The G5/G4/V10 all have relatively small pixels but have been found in many tests to pick up more detail with less noise than the S7. But too many people ride the opinions of others so the S7 gets this crown of being so amazing of a camera phone when it really isn't. I've tried the S7 (my sis has one), and it's pretty good, but not worth the hype it gets. Not by a long shot.

20. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

The depth of field of macro shots of that thing is a dream though.

11. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

motorola update for OS are much faster btw and warranty support in north america too. redmi note 3 not so much.

19. ullokey

Posts: 177; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Agreed Motorola is not the same as it was 3 years ago but Redmi is only about specs and very very poor optimization and after sales service. The 4000mA battery feels like 1000mA and heats up worse than Sony Z3+

6. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

forget the motomod, put a bigger battery instead of going slim then put the fingerprint scanner in the back then im sold.

7. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

It already has a 3500mAh battery with a 7(?) mm thick body. So you must mean to make it 10mm and 5000mAh? I do hope major (not Chinese) manufacturers put in 5000mAh or above batteries because the closest to that is the 4000mAh one in Samsung A9 as far as I know. (I don't know anything newer)


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Back-mounted scanners leave less room for the battery

12. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

not automatically. the scanner itself is very tiny and thin they just need to mold the battery around it and you loose maybe 50 mah lol.

15. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Eh? Mould the battery around it? Do you even know how wasteful it'll be? The tech going into moulding the battery plus the manufacturing cost of such a battery renders it unfeasible.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Usually no molding is needed for front scanners. And our hands naturally want to go there as our capacitive/on-screen buttons go there

16. Shubham1221

Posts: 153; Member since: Jul 29, 2015

Specs looks good.Just add a bigger battery and forget thickness.We love a thick phone with bigger battery but not a thin phone with a lesser battery backup.

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