Moto Z Play, Motorola’s third smartphone under the Moto Z series has been unveiled. The smartphone appeared weeks later after the unveiling of the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force at Lenovo Tech World Show back in June. Moto Z Play will be available in the block globally this month estimated at EUR 499, which roughly comes around Rs 37,300. However, the prices and availability details for India are not yet known for all the three Moto Z smartphones. The outline of the Moto Z Play is based on the same blueprint that Motorola applied for the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force.
However, the specific difference here being the usage of glass as the back panel instead of metal. The device is also happens to be water resistant as it comes with water-repellent nano-coating.
Bringing in the surprise element, Motorola has got back the 3.5mm headphone jack with the Moto Z Play. The Moto Z and the Moto Z Force came without a 3.5mm headphone jack and instead featured a USB Type-C connectors for music listeners. The Moto Z Play also features fingerprint sensor. It endorses Moto Mods accessories as well that were introduced in June.
Exciting new Specifications for Moto Z Play:
# The Moto Z Play runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box and features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super Amoled display.
# It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 3GB RAM.
# Besides 32GB of inbuilt storage, the handset includes the usual connectivity features and has a battery backup of 3,510mAh battery, which the company claims can last up to 50 hours of use on a single charge.
Motorola is on the verge of launching its Moto G4 Play smartphone in India soon. The company launched the handset outside India in May this year.
Besides the Moto Z Play, Motorola also launched a new Moto Mod to enhance the camera experience for their users. The new Hasselblad True Zoom mod features 10x Optical Zoom with Xenon flash, ability to shoot in RAW format, physical shutter and zoom controls. It also allows users to edit images in Hasselblad’s Phocus software inside the handset.
In addition, users will also be entertained with free unlimited storage in Google Photos to store original quality images for two years. The mod will be accessible globally starting in September at around EUR 299, which is roughly Rs 22,300.