Moto launched its high-end Device Moto Z2 Play in June 2017

Moto Z2

In the field of telecommunication, the mobile device is not unknown to anyone now. There are many devices in the field of smartphone provided by a number of smartphone makers. In the world of smartphone, the name of the Moto is much famous. It is a pioneering company that has launched the smartphones in the very beginning stage. Though the company is now not operating on its name but the devices are yet famous in the market by the identity of the company only. In the last few years, the company has provided a number of models in the smartphone market.

Moto is an American multinational firm which deals with telecommunications. The company was found long back in September 1928. After many decades, the firm was divided into two subunits which were named as Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions. Motorola Solutions is identified as the successor of parent company Moto as Lenovo took over the other subunit i.e. Motorola Mobility in 2014. The head quarter of Motorola Solutions is located in Chicago.

Moto is the pioneer of Mobile phones. Moto enjoyed a huge market share during the mid-2000s, but in the latter half of the decade, it lost its grip from the market. Moto introduced its first Android device in 2009 with Android version 2.0.

Since 2009 the brand has been coming up with spectacular devices which are packed with technology and impeccable features which have helped the brand in redeeming its value. The G series, E series and Z series from the house of Moto are one of the most popular series which have garnered huge sales.

This time the brand launched its brand-new phone from the Z series with Moto Z2 Play. The device hit the Indian markets on 15th June 2017.

With just a few days past the launch of the device, let’s have a look at the price and specifications as well as features of the device:

Display and screen

The Moto Z2 Play flaunts a splendid look with 5.5 inch full HD screen. It comes with a super AMOLED display offering an amazing experience while watching videos, playing games and browsing. The phone comes with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 401 ppl. The dimensions of the device are 156.20 x 76.20 x 5.99 mm, and it weighs approximately 145 grams which mean the device is very light. It’s also a splash proof device.  With the standard screen size, the phone is much useful for the standard users.

The Z2 is packed with Gorilla Glass 3 for optimum protection from screen breakage. The device comes in 2 colours of lunar gray and fine gold. Hence the users can go for any of the colours as per own choice.


The Moto Z2 Play comes with powerful software. The device is packed with Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex A72 + 1.4 GHz Cortex A53 dual processors along with Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 chipset. It comes with a 4GB RAM which enables smooth functioning. With the increased RAM, the users can easily operate different applications at the same time.


For the modern users, the camera is an imperative feature of any device. This device user can easily go for the selfie and image capturing as well as video shooting at any point. The Moto Z2 Play is packed with an impressive camera. It comes with the 12MP rear camera and dual LED flash which enables in clicking amazing selfies. It offers image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. Among the other features, one can find dual pixel autofocus, ISO control, exposure compensation, High dynamic range and continuous shooting along with Digital zoom, touch to focus and face detection. It allows video recording at 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps, 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps, 1280 x 720 @ 120 fps.  The result of the images is really excellent and as good as digital cameras only.

The device comes with a 5MP front camera with 2.2 f aperture; dual tone LED flash and video recording at 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps. With the dual tone LED flash, the user can also have images in dull light.

Battery and storage

The device comes with a 64 GB of internal memory along with an expandable memory of a whopping 2TB which is best in the class. Hence as far as the memory is concerned, there is no match of this device. One can get tired of storing songs as well as images and videos, but the device never gets tired.

The Moto Z2 Play comes with a 3000 mAh Li-ion non-removable battery. The battery is said to offer long endurance and quick charging. Those who use the smartphone to a huge extent and worried about the battery can leave the tension of getting battery dry back as its turbocharging can charge the device in just a few minutes.

Connectivity options

The device offers dual SIM connection with both Nano SIM slots. It supports all Indian bands including 2G, 3G, and 4G along with GSM, GPRS, EDGE, and LTE.

Among the other connectivity options, one can find Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, GPS, FM Radio, NFC and USB type-c which does not support Micro USB slot. With all these options to exchange the files and data is not a problem at all.


The Moto Z2 Play is priced approx. at Rs.27899 which positions it in the higher-middle segment.


The Moto Z2 Play seems a very promising device from Moto packed with amazing features, camera, powerful battery and robust configuration. It might face certain competition from Samsung, Oppo, Lenovo, and Xiaomi but overall the device seems capable enough to withstand the competition.


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