Android Authority reports that Motorola's dedicated page featured a countdown to the availability of the new Moto X Play smartphone in India though has been since pulled down. According to the report, the countdown suggested that the Moto X Play would go on sale on September 14, the coming Monday, at 2pm IST.
Motorola India has been since teasing the launch of the upcoming handset on social channels. In a tweet on Monday, Motorola India has referred to the Moto X Play's rear 21-megapixel camera. It said, "Tired of those hazy memories? Get hitched with a perfect partner with a 21MP rear camera." The company over the also weekend shared a teaser video of the handset touting the long-battery backup of the Moto X Play.
Motorola India had also teased the upcoming launch on Twitter. The shared image on Twitter showed the upper-back panel of the smartphone with its iconic design and the Motorola logo dimple at the centre.
The teaser comes almost two weeks after Motorola Moto X Play was spotted under the Zauba listings. The handset came with a declared value of Rs. 22,228 (for each model). The price however is likely to change when the product finally reaches the Indian market. The smartphone was launched in the UK, and was priced at GBP 249 (roughly Rs. 25,400).
To recall, the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based Moto X Play sports a 5.5-inch display of full-HD (1080p) screen resolution and is powered by 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz paired with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone range starts with 16GB storage variant, which support external storage expansion via microSD card (up to 128GB). On the camera front, the X Play sports a 21-megapixel sensor with dual-LED flash and a 5-megapixel snapper. Other features of the 4G LTE-enabled Moto X Play include a 3630mAh battery.