Moto Z3 Play with dual-camera setup & glass build appears in render

Moto Z3 Play with dual-camera setup & glass build appears in render
Motorola’s upcoming Moto Z3 Play has just appeared in a new render. The Chicago-based brand is currently expected to reveal its upcoming upper-midrange device towards the beginning of summer and now, following a number of case leaks, an official press render has apparently appeared, revealing the device’s design entirely.

Continuing with the company’s recent trend, the Moto Z3 Play sports a 6-inch, 18:9 display which minimizes bezels at both the top and bottom. Because of this, the fingerprint scanner has been removed from the front of the device and, in its spot, the company has placed its own branding. In addition, there is no sight of a display notch, with the Moto Z3 Play sticking to a more traditional top bezel which is home to the in-ear speaker, the proximity sensor, and the front-facing selfie camera. Speaking of which, the sensor is set to boast a 5-megapixel resolution.

Moving over to the rear, Motorola’s new device sticks to the design language debuted back in 2016 with the original Moto Z series. This means a rather large, circular camera module is present alongside the usual Moto Mods connector. Interestingly, however, Motorola has switched out the aluminum construction for a premium glass build, suggesting wireless charging may be supported. Furthermore, a dual-camera setup is present inside the rear module – a main 12-megapixel sensor is featured alongside a secondary 8-megapixel lens – which is coupled with a dual-tone LED flash.

On a slightly more interesting note, the Moto Z3 Play will also be Motorola’s first device to feature a side fingerprint scanner, set to be positioned below the volume buttons that are present on the right side of the device. Regarding other design choices, Motorola appears to have removed the 3.5mm headphone jack with this generation device. Instead, the bottom of the device simply boasts a USB connector.

No internal specifications have been confirmed as of yet by Motorola, but recent information claims the Moto Z3 Play will boast Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 636 alongside 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. In addition, a 3,000mAh battery is expected to keep the lights on and, on the software side of things, Android 8.1 Oreo is set to be included straight out of the box.

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Moto Z3 Play
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(24h talk time)



2. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Design Language are of no problem they can repeat this year too for third time with 18:9 display rate just like apple do 4 times but of course the build quality will differ to glass design and design shape too like Sony do it with their smartphones.Price will play a huge factor in this phone according to SD636 and other essential stuff like NFC, 2 year Software support,USB C adapter into Headphone jack and charging wire together for charging and listening stuff in the box and it should compete against Nokia 6.1 and 7+.I hope Moto properly,aggressively price this phone this is their last midrange phone which i believe in buying after their of cancelation of Moto X5 and only one software update on Moto G6 series otherwise they lost me as a customer.

3. Nimbus

Posts: 442; Member since: Apr 02, 2018

Moto X4 came with SD630 with huge price 3gb ram,32gb for 21k,23k for 4gbram,64gb,6gbram,64gb for 25k compare to Nokia 6.1,7+ but it was first to market with that chip and nougat, updated model with oreo preinstalled so it was of no problem since it had IP67 too and rest every specs when redmi note 5 pro was 6 month away to annoucement and availability so it was not a outdated model in that time.

4. ijuanp03

Posts: 615; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The moto z3 play looks great with that 18:9 aspect ratio.

5. fyah_king unregistered

Waiting for my z3 force.

6. Lodmot

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Meh... My excitement for this phone is pretty miniscule. I'm actually one of the few people that likes the notch style. I don't get why India and China and those eastern countries are getting a bunch of Android phones in that style, but the US isn't.... I'd rather have my phone be almost entirely made up of the display and have a notch at the top, instead of a small (but still noticeable) top and bottom bezel...

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