The unlocked Moto Z Play is once again $50 off

Back in January, Motorola cut the price of its unlocked Moto Z Play from $449.99 to $399.99, but that was only through mid-February. Now, the smartphone is once again available for $50 off, not just from Motorola, but also from major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, or Newegg.

This new deal is valid until April 10. If you choose to get the Moto Z Play directly from Motorola (see the source link below), you can also add a swappable back to change the handset's look. The swappable rear shells are available for $19.99 (wood and fabric style), or $24.99 (leather style).

Currently running Android 7 Nougat (after an update released in February), the unlocked Motorola Moto Z Play can be used only on GSM/LTE networks like AT&T and T-Mobile.

Although it's been half a year since the Moto Z Play was originally released, this is still a recommendable smartphone, especially at $399. The device is very reliable and offers pretty nice features overall (long battery life being one of its main strengths). 

source: Motorola

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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



1. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

love the phone but Still OP

2. omnitech

Posts: 1131; Member since: Sep 28, 2016

Pretty clever way to do a modular phone. Too bad it didn't have the flashiness needed to sell. Would be interesting to see how well a modular phone can sell. I am surprised that LG had a battery door like that though. Battery slots on cameras seem pretty durable with their spring latch doors. LG Should try something like that or maybe see if you can make mircrosd/sim tray ejection slot,big enough and safe enough from scratches or pressure, for a battery. Might have to be at leased 8.5 mm thick but it would be cool.

3. crogs

Posts: 14; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

I would think it's selling fairly well. Battery life is insane. The phone is smaller than my Note 4. 1080 res on the amoled screen is just fine. There's a sweet slide out keyboard mod coming in a few months. And it'll have a small additional battery in it as well. If you're not using a mod, it's pretty thin in a slim TPU case. And if you're smart you follow Best Buy for when they sell the refurb for about $205.

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