Motorola announced the launch of the Moto Z Play smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Motorola Moto Z Play phone with 5.5 inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Motorola Moto Z Play smartphone runs on the Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system. The AMOLED display provides deep blacks, vibrant colors, fast response times, thin and flexible design possibilities, power efficiency, and features like Always-On Display (AOD). This phone has only one rear-camera (16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization. The front camera of Moto Z Play gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Motorola Moto Z Play specifications
|Name||Moto Z Play|
|Dimensions||6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28 inch|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of the Motorola Moto Z Play is 5.82 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Motorola smartphone are average (6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps. A Nano SIM is a chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM). Nano SIM is the smallest SIM card size available and is currently the most widely used SIM card size in newer devices.
|OS version||Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953|
|CPU||Octa-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Motorola Moto Z Play comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Google regularly releases new versions of Android with new features, improvements, and security updates. The Motorola Moto Z Play has Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 chipset. The octa-core CPU is fast enough. This makes it ideal for running resource-intensive applications such as video editing, 3D rendering, and gaming.
The Motorola Moto Z Play comes with Adreno 506 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. Adreno GPUs are widely used in smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. These GPUs are known for their strong performance, power efficiency, and advanced graphics capabilities.
|Display type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen size||5.5 inch|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
This smartphone comes with a high-resolution AMOLED display. AMOLED displays are known for their vibrant colors, high contrast ratios, and energy efficiency. AMOLED technology allows for flexibility, enabling the creation of curved and flexible displays that can be used in devices with unique form factors. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||32 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
With 3 GB of RAM, a smartphone can run multiple apps simultaneously without experiencing any significant lag or slow performance. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The Moto Z Play has 32 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the Moto Z Play (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||5 MP|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. Moto Z Play is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Motorola Moto Z Play supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G networks are widely used around the world and have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The Motorola Moto Z Play like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks use radio waves to transmit data between devices and a wireless access point, which is typically connected to a wired network and serves as a hub for wireless devices to connect to the internet or other networks.
The Moto Z Play supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS (Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation system that allows you to determine your location and get directions to your desired destination. The Moto Z Play has a built-in NFC chip, which allows it to support various NFC applications and services such as contactless payments, data transfer, and access control.
The Moto Z Play phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The Moto Z Play has an USB Type-C port. USB Type-C is capable of supporting a range of different data transfer speeds and charging capabilities, depending on the specific implementation used by a particular device. The Moto Z Play smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 3510 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Po 3510 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The Moto Z Play does not have a removable battery. The battery is integrated into the phone's design and is not intended to be removed or replaced by the user.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Motorola Moto Z Play smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. The fingerprint reader is a biometric security feature found in Moto Z Play smartphones.
When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of Moto Z Play, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The Moto Z Play phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device.
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