Motorola Moto Z Play surfaces, revealing that it will have a 3.5mm headphone jack

The Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force have been officially unveiled. What hasn't been introduced yet is the Motorola Moto Z Play. This morning, we have a picture that allegedly shows the bottom of the phone sandwiched by the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force. As we already know, the Moto Z and Moto Z Force do not sport a 3.5mm earphone jack.

But based on a leaked image of the Moto Z Play, it appears that this particular model will carry the 3.5mm earphone jack. All three handsets do feature a Type-C USB port for faster data transfers and quicker charging. The Moto Z and Moto Z Force will work with headphones that feature a Type-C USB connector where the 3.5mm male plug used to reside.

Earlier this month specs for the Moto Z Play appeared on AnTuTu. From that appearance, we can tell you that the 5.5-inch AMOLED display carries a 1080 x 1920 resolution. The Snapdragon 625 SoC is under the hood with an octa-core CPU, and the Adreno 506 GPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage. A 16MP camera will adorn the back of the phone, with a 5MP selfie snapper in front. Android 6.0.1 will be pre-installed. The Moto Z Play will be priced in the neighborhood of $300 USD.

The good news is that with the 3.5mm jack still on board, Moto Z Play owners won't have to shell out for a new pair of earphones.

Thanks for the tip!

source: +hellomotoHK via



1. tedkord

Posts: 17311; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Good move, Moto.

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

so.. moto Z play will have flush camera? great.. it will be impossible to stack 3 of them like that if Z play have protruding camera

5. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Why do I think that the three are just the chassis, not the bodies of phones?


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Yes! I was waiting for this!

4. SyCo87

Posts: 298; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Was hoping for a 652. Maybe they're saving that for the elusive Moto X(2016)

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7209; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The SD 625 can go to 2.0 GHz, and it's an octa core which is manufactured with 14 nm process. So it's not that bad. I just wish it had a QHD AMOLED display instead of a Full HD AMOLED display.

7. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Scared of pentile? haha


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

No, 625 handles FHD the way the SD 801 series did, but likely more efficiently. This is for battery life, not just performance.

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