Hello Overpriced Moto: Motorola launched the new Z2 play with Snapdragon 626 and new Moto Mods

Motorola announced a new addition in the Z family with Moto Z2 Play, which is the lower version of yet to be announced Moto Z2.

Z2 play

With a thinner, lighter design and faster performance, the second generation Moto Z Play could well be the best

More Moto mods have been added to the collection of already available mods.

The Moto ZTM family of smartphones with Moto ModsTM has allowed people to do things they never thought were possible with a phone. From projecting a 70” screen wherever you are to turn your phone into a camera with 10x optical zoom, the Moto Mods platform offers unprecedented mobile innovation. With the next generation of products, you can experience new ways to transform your smartphone.


With a powerful combination of style and strength, Moto Z2 Play features an all-metal unibody design that not only looks great but stands up to everyday wear and tear. The 13.97cm (5.5”) Full HD Super AMOLED display offers razor sharp details, no matter what you’re looking at. You get an all-day battery and a 2.2GHz octa-core processor to power through your day – and well into the next. With up to 7 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging.

Moto Z2 play

You’ll take brighter, sharper photos, even in low-light, with the combination of laser autofocus and dual autofocus pixel on Moto Z2 Play. The next generation laser autofocus has an expanded range of up to 5 meters, so you can focus on objects 3 times further in a virtually dark environment. And with the 5MP front camera and dual colour corrected flash, you’ll look great in your selfies day or night.


The night display feature will automatically adjust your screen to warmer tones at night, reducing the blue light that can disrupt your sleep. And the new instant queries in Moto Voice will provide helpful info like weather or calendar updates, or automatically launch an application without having to touch or unlock your phone. With a redesigned fingerprint reader, you can activate one button nav to quickly move through screens. Swipe left to go back, right to access recent apps, tap to go home, and use one long press to lock your phone. And with no buttons to clutter the screen, you get a much better view.

Z2 play

Availability and Pricing

Moto Z2 Play will be available in India starting at INR 27,999/- across all leading mobile stores and Flipkart. There is an exclusive pre-booking offer till 14th June where one can get exclusive offers:


  • hello financing:          Pay just INR 2000 and get your phone in easy EMIs with 0 interest
  • hello armor:                Get free moto armor pack with  carbon fiber style shell and more
  • hello mods:                 Get up to 50% off on select MODs


hello surfing:  *Get up to 100GB Additional Jio 4G Data* limited to 10 GB additional 4G Data on recharge of Rs. 309 or above till 31st March 2018, limited to 10 recharges till 31st March 2018. For T&C of the offer and more details, visit www.jio.com.



Technical Specifications for Moto Z2 Play

  Moto Z2 Play
Dimensions Height: 156.2 mm

Width: 76.2 mm

Depth: 5.99 mm

Weight: 145 g

Processor Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 626 processor with up to 2.2GHz octa-core CPU with  Adreno 506 GPU
Software AndroidTM 7.1.1, Nougat with Moto Experiences (Moto Display, Moto Actions, Moto Voice)

13.97cm (5.5″) FHD Super AMOLED display (1080p [1920×1080] / 401 ppi),

Corning Gorilla Glass

Storage (ROM)*


64GB ROM with

microSD card support (up to 2TB)

Memory (RAM) 4GB
Rear Camera 12MP, dual autofocus pixel camera with 1.4um sensor, f/ 1.7 aperture, laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and dual LED color correlated temperature (CCT) flash
Front Camera 5MP camera with a wide view lens, f/ 2.2 aperture, and dual LED color correlated temperature (CCT) flash
Video Capture 480p (30fps) 720p (120fps) 1080p (30/60fps), 4K (30fps)
Battery** 3000mAh all-day battery
Turbo Charging+   TurboPower gives you up to 7 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging


Colors Lunar Gray, Fine Gold
SIM Nano-SIM; Dual-SIM available in select markets
Audio Front-ported loudspeaker, 3-mic support
Bluetooth®  Technology Bluetooth version 4.2 LE + EDR
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz


Water repellent nano-coating
Network Bands    GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 2100 MHz)

4G LTE (B1, 3, 5, 8, 40)

Connectivity Moto Mods connector,

USB-CTM port with USB 3.1 support, 3.5mm headset port

Authentication Fingerprint reader


*Actual available capacity of user storage and internal memory is less because the operating system, software and other functions utilize part of this capacity.  The available capacity may change when you upgrade the device. microSD cards sold separately. Content with DRM restrictions may not be able to be moved to the card. 200GB is the maximum capacity currently available.


**All battery life claims are approximate and based on an average user profile that includes both usage and standby. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on many factors including signal strength, network configuration, age of battery, operating temperature, features selected, device settings, voice, data, and other application usage patterns.


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