Top 7 things to know about the Moto X Play

Motorola recently launched a new edition of its flagship device Moto X, the company has been calling the device as the Moto X Play.It has been priced at Rs 18,499 & Rs 19,999 and is available in India via online store Flipkart.

Even though the device has been priced relatively low than its other members, it still packs a great hardware and it is the first Moto X device to be launched under Rs 20K,the device comes with a 5.5 inch IPS HD screen, Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor,2 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of internal memory,when it comes to camera, the device comes with a 21 MP rear and 5 MP front facing camera.In this post, we are going to tell you the 7 things which you should know about the new Moto X Play.

Top 7 things you should know about the Moto X Play-Moto X Play

So, here are the top 7 things which you need to know about the Moto X Play-

#1.Improved camera

Motorola devices usually don’t have the reputation of having a good camera but all that is the past,the Moto X Play is equipped with a 21 MP primary camera and 5 MP front-facing camera,both the camera takes very good quality pictures with good amount of sharpness, clarity, detailing, especially the rear camera which is getting assisted by a dual-tone LED flash produces good quality images even in artificial light.Considering the Moto G3’s camera, the camera performance of the Moto X Play seems a lot better.


The Moto X Play packs a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor which is divided into two quad-cores, the 1st four cores are clocked at 1.7 GHz and the 2nd four cores are clocked at 1.0 GHz,the processor is paired with 2 GB of RAM,so you are going get a smooth buttery experience when it comes to multi-tasking.

#3.Battery Life

At the back of the device, there is a large 3630 mAh non-removable battery, which gives you very good usage.For an average user it can almost last up to 2 days, so you don’t have to worry about charging your device at the end of the day.

#4.USB OTG app required

The new Moto X Play does come with USB OTG support but you won’t be able to use it, as the device doesn’t have a pre-installed explorer app, so before your plug in your OTG pen drive, you have to download a third-party app from the Play Store.

#5.No heating issue

 The device is having a Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor which tends to have a heating issue, but to a surprise, it doesn’t exhibit any heating issues even when try to play games or do heavy multitasking for a long period of time.

#6.Decent gaming performance

Although it’s a high-end device, the gaming performance is not that good, you will able to play most of the games without any kind of issues, but when you play heavy games you will see some frame drops.So, if you are a heavy gamer then the Moto X Play is not for you.

#7.Apps are not movable

Even though the Moto X has a microSD slot which can be expanded up to 128GB, you won’t be able to move apps to the microSD card. Therefore, if you use a wide range of apps then please go for the 32 GB variant.


Device name Moto X Play
Company Motorola
Release Date August 2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 169 g
Dimension (5.83×2.95×0.43)inches
Colors available in Black,White
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type IPS
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Pixel density ~ 403 ppi
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
O.S & Hardware
O.S Android v5.1.1(Lollipop)
Processor Octa-core (1st four cores clocked at 1.7 GHz)
(2nd four cores clocked at 1.0 GHz)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 405
Internal memory 16/32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 128 GB
Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Primary Camera 21 MP
Resolution 5248×3936 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @30fps
Features Dual tone LED flash,panorama,touch focus,
face detection,Geo-tagging
Wi-Fi Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v 4.0,A2Dp,LE
3G Yes
4G Yes
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Loud Speaker Mono
Capacity 3630 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time up to 28+ hrs (3G)
up to 40+ hrs (2G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 18,499 Click here to buy
flipkart Rs 19,999 Click here to buy


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