Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review

Score: 9.74/10

Motorola Moto Z2 Play is a wonderful cellphone released in 2017, including a really big 5.5-inches display, an extremely fast 2200 megahertz Octa-Core processing unit, a 12 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 5 MP front side camera. We will get a better idea about this device's features when we get into more details.

Motorola decided to build this phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro system chip, packing an exceptional Octa-Core processor clocking at 2200 MHz and a great 4 GB RAM memory. This phone has a large 64 GB internal memory and an external SD slot, enough to install lots of apps, games, songs, pictures and videos without worrying about running out of space at all.

About its construction materials, this phone is mainly manufactured with Metal . The is for sale in 3 different color options, gold, gray and silver. The Motorola Moto Z2 Play just has 6.15" long and 3" wide, but it's still able to fit a a 5.5 inches display. Being just 0.24" thick,this cellphone is incredibly thin and stilized. Motorola made a very good design job making the weight only 5.11 ounces.

This phone has a incredible 1080 x 1920 (Full HD) 5.5 inches screen, providing this cellphone with a great image quality.

This cellphone includes Wi-Fi connectivity (and it can share it with other devices acting as a wireless modem or router), 4G LTE-A ultra fast connectivity and also HSPA+ connection type (which is a slower 4G type) and 3G fast connection type, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This phone uses a Nano SIM card for GSM networks.

The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is equipped with two cameras, a 12 megapixels back-facing camera and a 5 MP front side camera. It also shoots videos up to 3840x2160 (4K) at 30 fps, and 720x480 slow-motion videos at 480 frames per second (16 times slower than reality).

This phone also includes a wide range of useful features as Fingerprint Scanner, NFC, Bluetooth (4.2, EDR ), GPS and FM Radio, and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

The features a big capacity 3000 mAh Li - Ion non-replaceable battery that can keep this phone running for many hours, but you may need to charge it if you use it too much. An issue to take into account is that the Motorola Moto Z2 Play's battery isn't replaceable so you can't throw it away and buy a new one when it begins to lose its charge, though with so much capacity you will probably replace this device before it happens.

Motorola sells this device for 499 dollars, which is quite expensive for a device this level. The is a great option for you no matter whether you you love taking photographs, are looking for a social phone, will use it as a work device or want a cellphone for playing games.

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Device Type:Phone
Dimensions:6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 inchesMetric15.62 x 7.62 x 0.61 cmImperial
Weight:5.11 ouncesMetric144.87 gImperial
Colors:Gold, Gray and Silver
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2017-06-29
Price:$ 499.00


Screen Type:Super AMOLED
Size:5.5 inchesMetric14 cmImperial
Resolution:1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:401 pixels per inchMetric157.87 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro
Processor:ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm (Octa-Core 2200 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 506
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:microSDXC (up to 1,95 TB)


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:3000 mAh


Back camera:12 megapixels
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:720 x 480 (480 fps)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (16 times slower)


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 38(2600), 41(2600+)
UMTS Bands:Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.2, EDR
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Radio:FM Radio
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor