Review on Motorola Moto X Play

Motorola was planning to launch and bring the new category of Smartphones in keeping the necessity of those Smartphone users in mind, who were planning

to buy a Smartphone with high-quality camera and long battery life. 

In accordance with the words of company’s engineer, “Moto X Play is sort of a hybrid of Moto G and Moto X”. If you are one of those Smartphone’s users, who always wish to have such a high compact quality handset and making your mind of buying  this one then cross-check your decision here and then go ahead for it.Release Date and Price Range


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The Moto X Play has been launched on 28 July, 2015 and it has been released in the gadget showrooms of Canada on August 21. The Moto X play is about to release in the mobile showrooms of the USA with the different version or name as Droid Maxx 2.

Moto X Play is selling out rapidly  because of its lower price at CA$399 only from SaskTel and Videotron, at CA$410 from Koodo and CA$499 from Bell. The price range of Droid Maxx 2 for US market does not reveal yet and it is been reportedly estimated that it would be around US$300.

The Moto X has been also released in the entire country of Europe on 14 August, 2015 and only 16GB version is available in the gadget markets of Europe for €349 but another version for 32GB is not released yet as the only price has been revealed.

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If you are willing to buy Moto X play from the UK then you can find it in two versions, one is 16 GB internal memory for £279 and another is 32 GB for £319.Display, Design and Configuration

However, its dull metallic look of cell phone cover is liked by only 50% of users but the organization has put so much effort to create a unique identity through reanimating its display. The display look of Motorola X Play is more reflecting and prolific than a previous version of AMOLED Moto devices that nowhere to be seen nowadays.

The sharpness of the display screen of Moto X play is better for this quite low pixel density and viewing angles are impressive and stable up to 75 degrees. Contrast is little low as compared to the other phones and it can be very hard to look at the screen in the rays of bright sunshine even keeping the brightness settings on high.

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You would find a space for SIM card and micro SD (Expandable up to 128 GB) card on the upper edge of this device and the Micro-USB charging port is mounted on the bottom. The power button and volume rocker are inbuilt on the right-hand side of the phone. Moto makers also give you the choices of 14 different back covers with a great texture and the battery is mounted inside the device, but it cannot be removed separately.This new model of Motorola is 25g heavier than the previous one and 0.9 mm thicker i.e. 169g and thickness is 10.9mm.

The earpiece and two microphones are also inbuilt in the device that helps you to hear voices clearly through the device.The reason behind the higher selling rate of Moto X Play is its battery life. It remains long for 3,650 mAh and it takes only 2 hours to get it 100% charged.


Key Features of Motorola Moto X Play


Network SupportNetworkSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – XT 1563 (SS)

LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500) – XT 1562

Body AttributesDimensions148 x 75 x 10.9 mm (5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 in)
Weight169 g (5.96 oz)
During MusicUp to 30 hSIM SupportNano-SIM, – Water repellant nano-coating (IP52 certified)DisplayTypeCapacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize5.5 inches (~74.4% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)MultitouchYesProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3Design & PlatformOSAndroid OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)Chip SetQualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615CPUQuad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53GPUAdreno 405MemoryCard SlotsmicroSD, up to 128 GBInternal


16/32 GB, 2 GB RAMCameraFeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDRPrimary21 MP, 5248 x 3936, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flashSecondary5 MPVideo1080p@30fpsSound FeaturesAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtonesLoudspeakerAvailable3.5mm JackAvailableCommunication TypeWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspotBluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LEGPSYes, with A-GPSInfrared portYesRadioFM radioUSBmicroUSB v2.0FeaturesSensorYesMessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMBrowserHTML5JavaNoOther Features– Fast battery charging: 60% in 2 hours

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

– MP4/H.264/WAV/ player

– MP3/AAC +WAV/WMA + player

– Photo/video editor

– Document viewer

Note- battery is non -removable

Colours Available White and BlackDuring callUp to 15 h 30 min (3G)Battery SpecificationsNon- removeable 3630 mAh battery




The Moto X Play is the best and affordable choice for everyone, who is seeking for the long battery life and high quality performance of camera at reasonable rates.These qualities cannot be expected nowadays with any other phones at such a lower price range.

As the quality is satisfying it’s worth purely and battery life is really good as they announced during its launching. Therefore, you can take the decision of buying this phone and keep in touch for more reviews.

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