Moto Z Play First Impressions
Moto Z Play, The new phone took a thoroughgoing technique to smartphone design, with its Moto Mods. These attachable accessories add functionality to This phone that is one of the best effectuation of the concept yet.
This company has gone a step further and has now induced the Moto Z Play, a more affordable version of the Moto Z. It specification the same modular design, but with a more mid-range technique to the specifications sheet. This device was uncovered in the build-up to IFA 2016, and we were on hand to try it out.
Moto Z Modular design
Moto Z feature of the Moto Z is its support for Moto Mods, a set of optional accessories that can be attached to the back of the device to add new software with additional functionality. The new Moto Z Play also features support for Moto Mods, with the same ones consistent with both devices. Lenovo has resolved that three future generations of Moto Z smartphones will be coherent with the same Mods.
For the time start , there are only four Mods obtainable to buy, including the newly declare Hasselblad True Zoom Mod which was announced alongside the Moto Z Play, along with Style Shells which allow you to customise the back of the phone. What we really liked about the Moto Z Play is that attaching a Mod is incredibly simple. You don’t have to open or replace anything; all you have to do is touch the Mod to the back of the phone and it will clamp onto it magnetically and stay firmly attached.
Moto Z made by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 under the hood
While the Moto Z and US-only Moto Z Force are made by the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, the Moto Z Play built around the upper-midrange Snapdragon 625 SoC, which also powers two of Asus’s ZenFone 3 models. There’s 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage (with support for expansion) and Android 6.0.1 out of the box. though we can’t say how this phone will perform in compare to the Moto Z, it definitely represents an affordable approach, with Lenovo choosing to retain the more costly model’s key feature over top-end features . That said, we do expect it to perform well.
This smartphone screen resolution is also lower than that of the Moto Z, with a 5.5-inch full-HD Super Amoled screen. While separate pixels aren’t visible at this density, there’s still a definite and remarkable difference between the two. However, if we put aside comparisons, the Moto Z Play has a screen that is more than capable in its own right.
Moto Z camera
This Moto Z Play features a 16-megapixel primary camera and 5-megapixel secondary camera, both of which have their own flash. The rear camera also features hybrid autofocus and clinch for upto 4K resolution video recording. Camera representation is on par with that of the Moto G4 Plus, which has a similar rear camera.
This device also features a 3510mAh battery, which is notably larger than that of the Moto Z. Motorola promises up to 45 hours of mixed usage, but we’ll reserve judgement on that till we’ve reviewed the device and put it through our own battery tests. A Turbo Power charger will be included with the device, giving you up to 8 hours of usage with 15 minutes of charging, as per the company’s claims.
This Moto Z Play also clinch nano-SIM cards, and while Motorola has not specified whether India will accept the dual-SIM variant, we do expect this to be the case. There’s also a fingerprint reader, a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfers, a 3.5mm socket for audio, and a liquid-repellent nano-coating. Although India pricing has not been declare, we expect the phone to cost under Rs. 30,000. Lenovo is prospective to bring the Moto Z Play to India alongside the Moto Z and the full range of Moto Mods and Style Shells. Stay tuned for our full analysis of the Moto Z and Moto Z Play.