Lenovo India on Tuesday launched the Moto G4 Play budget smartphone in the country. The smartphone has been priced at Rs. 8,999, and will be available via Amazon India from 10pm on Tuesday in Black and White colour variants.
The Moto G4 Play was first unveiled in May, shortly after the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus were announced for the country. Its siblings are better-endowed, a fact that also reflects in the significant price difference. The Moto G4 is priced at Rs. 12,499, while the Moto G4 Plus starts at Rs. 13,499.
(Also see: Moto G4 Play vs. Moto G4 vs. Moto G4 Plus)
The Moto G4 Play runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, and like several other Moto smartphones, comes with a water repellent nano-coating. The smartphone bears a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display.
It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC paired with 2GB of RAM. The Moto G4 Play offers an 8-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. The front-facing camera sports a 5-megapixel sensor, and the company is also touting the display flash feature.
The Moto G4 Play bears 16GB of inbuilt storage that's expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). As for connectivity options, the Moto G4 Play offers 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, and Micro-USB.
The smartphone is powered by a 2800mAh battery, and the Moto G4 Play also comes with a 10W rapid charger included in the box - it is claimed to provide 5 hours of battery life with 15 minutes of charging.