Motorola Moto X Play

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Motorola Moto X Play smartphone was launched in July 2015. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch.

The Motorola Moto X Play is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and it comes with 2GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola Moto X Play packs a 21-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Motorola Moto X Play runs Android 5.1.1 and is powered by a 3630mAh non removable battery. It measures 148.00 x 75.00 x 10.90 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 169.00 grams.

The Motorola Moto X Play is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery life
  • Camera
  • Value for money
  • Good
  • Good battery life
  • Near stock Android
  • Improved camera
  • Bad
  • Low light camera performance could be better
  • No water resistance

Display

5.50-inch

Processor

1.7GHz octa-core

Front Camera

5-megapixel

Resolution

1080x1920 pixels

RAM

2GB

OS

Android 5.1.1

Storage

16GB

Rear Camera

21-megapixel

Battery Capacity

3630mAh
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Motorola Moto X Play detailed specifications
GENERAL
Release dateJuly 2015
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)148.00 x 75.00 x 10.90
Weight (g)169.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3630
Removable batteryNo
SAR valueNA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI)403
HARDWARE
Processor1.7GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 615
RAM2GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)128
CAMERA
Rear camera21-megapixel
FlashYes
Front camera5-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1.1
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.00
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SENSORS
Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeNo
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo
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User ratings and reviews for Motorola Moto X Play

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Moto X Play 5 Day use Report Card
By Prakrat Shkl | 7 Oct 2015
My 5 days with the X Play, 32 gb edition Black color. First thing you notice is that it looks stunningly beautiful. The processor is OK. The stock android provided is not very good. You cannot totally mute (sound & vibration both) from the dropdown menu bar. You have to go to settings to do it. Screen lock when pattern is opted, you can go on trying. It doesn’t say to send the new pattern to your e mail. Ascending ringtone is not there. Clearing open apps has to be done manually one by one. Data cannot be managed from the dropdown menu. The moment wifi is unavailable; the mobile sim data takes its place. Again to close it you have to go to settings. The audio tunes for ringtone are dumb. But thanks to moto migrate I could get all my data in to the x play. The battery, because of which I bought the phone, is really good. After 100% charge I had to start using x play at 4 am. That day I was out till 11:30 pm. full day I used it properly as I did my redmi 1s/Note 4, for calls, whatsapp, facebook net, games, and yes streaming videos also. In the night the battery still had enough juice approx 13%, to last for another 3.5 hours as the battery indicator said. This thing has won my heart. Now I don’t have to carry power pack everywhere, which was a pain in the back. The camera is very good. The only thing you need to keep in mind is to take pics in normal light & how to focus. The normal light pics are better than one plus one (which I compared) & at par with note 4.. For gaming I didn't get lots of time to play except 8 ball pool, zombies & some simple games. That was fine. The front facing speaker is what a relief, relief of not setting one of your fingers on the back to direct the sound in the front. sound is mono but loud enough. The display is very good. Call quality is crisp and clear and loud. As for now I think I made a good decision. But again I must say, this phone in its nude state looks very beautiful.
4 Out of 5
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Moto x play has heating issue......................
By Jitender Bisht | 20 Sep 2015
Heating issue: This phone gets heat up pretty quickly. I find it very inconvenient, it is difficult to hold it in your hands for more than a few minutes. When I called up FlipKart customer care, they refused to take it back and said 45 to 48 degree Celsius temperature is normal as per MOTOROLA guidelines. The camera of this phone is good but pictures become blurry with a little zoom, which is strange !! I also did not like the single tray design to keep the sim cards and memory card. You also need to keep a pin with you to open the tray (Very inconvenient). The headsets I received with the phone are of very low quality these are the same headphones Motorola provide with MOTO E too, where is the difference. This is very expensive, this is a mid range phone and price should be under 15 k.
2 Out of 5
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awesome mobile
By mohammad saqib | 4 Mar 2016
I am using moto x play since a month. and it is a good phone with in a range. camera quality is mind blowing. if you are looking a phone range 17000-20000. i suggest all of you to buy this smartphone.
4 Out of 5
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i want buy moto x play,
By Siddu Harwal | 18 Nov 2015
i want to buy this phone so please any one suggest me its better phone i want buy moto x play,
3 Out of 5
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A Good Phone in this price range!!!
By Dhiman Ghosh | 9 Aug 2016
This phone gives near to Stock Android experience. The look and feel is excellent. The camera is awesome but it has one problem that it is not much capable of taking good photos during night time. It is much light weight in hand. The front camera is excellent. The good thing is that Android is up-gradable and now it is up-gradable to Android Nougat too!!!
4 Out of 5
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