Motorola has been pretty remarkable and promising with its smartphones in recent time. Motorola has rolled out its exclusive Moto X Play at minimal price range with compelling features, showing its confident approach to charm the users once again.

2015-09-14

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Moto X Play Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Turbo Charging
  • 21 MP Rear Camera
  • Big Battery
  • Good Looks

Cons:

  • No Turbo Charger in Package
  • Basic Camera User Interface

As always, we analyzed and dug deep into the stats of Moto X Play to find the answers for your questions.

Key SpecsMoto X Play
Display5.5 inch, Full HD (1080p)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 plus Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
ChipsetAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1.1
Storage 16 GB / 32 GB , Expandable upto 128 GB via MicroSD
Primary Camera21 MP with Dual LED flash
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 3630 mAh, Non-removable
Price INR 18,499 [16 GB]
INR 19,999 [32 GB]

Question – Does Motorola Moto X Play have Corning Gorilla Glass Protection?

Answer – Yes, Motorola Moto X Play includes Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Question – How is the Display of Motorola Moto X Play?

Answer –  The 5.5 Inch full-HD (1080×1920) display is good. There are no issues with the viewing angles, detail and colour output on the screen are rich and crisp.

Question – How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer –  The new Moto X Play is built solid and feels good while holding. Chrome finish on the edges makes it look premium, but it’s made of plastic. The back cover on the Black variant is tough, where the white and other colours  have a silicone rubber back. The rubber back makes the grip easy on the phone, but as we noticed, the back is delicate and could scratch off with time. You can view the pictures below to have a closer look at the design and built.

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Motorola Moto X Play Photos

Question – What is the SAR Value?

Answer – 0.494 W / KG

Question – Is there any heating issue in Motorola Moto X Play?

Answer –  We haven’t experienced any abnormal heating in our initial usage and overview.

Question – What comes in the Box?

Answer – An 1.15 A charger that can connect up to 2 USB cables, documentations and standard headphones are available in the box. The Turbo/Power Charger is not included in the box, you can buy it for Rs. 1,000 from a authorised Motorola retailer.

Question – What size SIM card is supported?

Answer –  Nano SIM is supported in both the slots.

Question – Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes, LED notification light is present.

Question – How much is Free Storage?

Answer – Out of 32GB of storage 23GB storage is available for users to install apps and store pictures, videos and other data.

Question – Does it support microSD card ?

Answer – Yes, it does support microSD which is expandable upto 128GB, MicroSD card slot is on the other side on the Dual SIM tray.

Question – Does it support USB OTG?

Answer – Yes, USB OTG is supported.

Question – How much is free RAM on first boot?

Answer – Out of 2 GB, more than 1.2 GB free RAM is available on first boot.

Question – How is the Camera Quality?

Answer –  The camera quality is good from the rear camera. The front selfie camera has also improved. In indoor lighting, the camera quality suffers and lacks details. The camera UI has to deal with blurry photos in some cases when the phone is a bit shaky. We clicked few pictures with the camera to help you understand the camera quality.

Motorola Moto X Play Camera Samples

Question – How is the performance?

Answer –  Performance has been smooth in initial testing. The UI was smooth and did not lag while switching between the apps. We will continue our testing and update you with more details soon.

Question – How many sensors do Motorola Moto X Play have?

Answer –  Moto X Play includes Accelerometer, Calibrated Magnetic field sensor, Orientation sensor, Ambient Light sensor and Proximity sensor.

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Question – How loud is Loudspeaker?

Answer – Loudspeaker Loudness is decent. The speakers are on the front, they are loud and clear.

Question – How is GPS Locking and Navigation?

Answer – GPS locking is pretty fast and the Navigation works well too.

Question- How is the battery backup?

Answer –The phone features a 3630mAh battery which is quite enough for this phone. We will do a thorough battery analysis and will keep you updated with it.

Question- What are the connectivity options available on Motorola Moto X Play?

Answer –  The available connectivity option on the phone are Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, NFC, microUSB v2.0

Question- Is there any special launch offer on Moto X Play ?

Answer – Launch offers (valid from September 15 to September 20) include 100 percent cash back for 100 lucky customers using Flipkart. Buyers will also get a Flipkart e-gift voucher worth Rs. 1,000, and a free movie voucher worth Rs. 500 from BookMyShow. MakeMyTrip offers travel vouchers up to Rs. 5,000, up to Rs. 1,500 off on domestic hotel bookings via mobile app, Rs. 1,000 cash back on domestic flight bookings via mobile app, and a holiday package to Bangkok or Goa for two lucky customers.

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Conclusion

Motorola Moto X Play is a solid phone at a cost of INR 18,499. The specs are good on the paper and show great results while using it as well. Overall, the Moto X Play is a great deal for consumers in terms of looks, performance, camera and features.