Motorola Moto Z2 Play

Announced:
Jun 1, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jun 29, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

7.6
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

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Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

401 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.06 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

Manual focus, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Night mode

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps), 720x480 (DVD) (480 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

Wide Angle, Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 inches (156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Interchangeable covers

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506

RAM:

4 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

64 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 2000 GB

Slot Type:

microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat)

Battery

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Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time (3G):

30.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

Wi-Fi Direct:

Yes

USB:

USB 3.1

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 01, 2017

Shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 499
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ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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Motorola Moto Z2 Play 32GB

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Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Large camera sensor pixel size (1.4 μm)

Cons

No Cons

Description

The Motorola Moto Z2 Play features 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory - a nice bump from the 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory of the old model. The new handset further comes with a mid-range Snapdragon 626 processor, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 12 MP rear camera with dual pixel autofocus (and increased image quality). The device runs near stock Android 7.1 Nougat.

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