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Motorola Moto X Play

79
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

The Moto X Play seems built for one thing. It can't compete with other devices on specs, but it will last you two days on a single charge.If you prioritize battery life over everything, it's definitely worth considering.

Pros
  • Truly all-day battery life
  • The best Motorola camera yet
  • Solid performance
Cons
  • Questionable value when compared to other Moto phones
  • Camera is still poor in low light
  • Not waterproof like the Moto G
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Scores

Engadget

79
 

User Reviews

100
samlui54321
I've had this phone for over 48 hours now and i can safely say that it has performed...read more
10
Luke7
I used to be a fan of Motorola phones, and thought they were an industry leader....read more
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Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.522
Internal memory
161
Camera
Yes
Model
16GB

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])

Camera

Camera
Yes (21 megapixels) (f/2) (Video, Digital zoom) (Yes)

Storage

Internal memory
16 GB

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 a, 802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Bluetooth
4.0

Radio type

Comm standard
Gsm, Lte (Gsm, Gprs, Edge) (UMTS / WCDMA) (1 2100MHz, 3 1800MHz, 7 2600MHz, 19 800MHz, 20 800MHz, 28 700MHz, 41 2500MHzMHz)
Subscriber identity
Dual SIM

Display

Screen size
5.5 inches
Screen resolution
1920 x 1080
Pixel density
403 PPI

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm

Hardware

Processor make
Qualcomm (Snapdragon 615)
CPU
1.7 GHz
CPU cores
Octa-core
RAM
2 GB

Other features

NFC or RFID payment
Yes
Ruggedized
Yes
Model
32GB

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Storage

Internal memory
32 GB

Radio type

Comm standard
Gsm, Lte (Gsm, Gprs, Edge) (UMTS / WCDMA)
Model
32GB