Motorola Moto X Play Review

Score: 7.53/10
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Motorola Moto X Play is a great cellphone launched back in the year 2015, packing a really big 5.5 inches touch-screen, a quite powerful processor ticking at 1700 megahertz, and 2 cameras, a 21 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 5 mega-pixels front side camera. Let's take a closer view of what this cellphone can give us.

Regarding its construction materials, the is manufactured with plastic. This phone is much lighter than what one would think about a cellphone of this size. This cellphone's thickness (0.43") is a bit far from today's standards, but it still feels quite fine in the hand. The is a very compact phone, given that it has a 5.5" screen and it's only 5.8 inches long.

Motorola equipped the with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939 system chip, holding a powerful 1.7 gigahertz CPU with a great 2 GB of RAM. This phone counts with a impressive 32 GB internal storage memory and a slot for an SD memory card, allowing the user to install lots of apps, games, songs, photos and videos without thinking about filling it.

Motorola designed the with a great 5.5 inches screen, and a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) resolution, which makes it impossible to even see the pixels that compose the screen.

This phone features two cameras, a 21 mega-pixels back camera and a 5 mega-pixels front side camera. Its back camera has a 2 aperture so it can shoot impressive photos even in poor lighting conditions. This cellphone also captures 1920x1080 Full HD videos at 30 frames per second. In addition, the camera has a couple of good characteristics: face detection shooting, flash, HDR mode and geo tagging.

This phone packs an incredible 3630 mAh replaceable battery, enough to provide the with an incredible battery duration.

This cellphone counts with wifi capability (and it can be provided to other devices as a mobile hotspot), LTE (4G) high speed data connection or the fastest 3G connection type, supported by HSPA, HSUPA and EDGE technologies. The uses a Nano SIM card for GSM carriers.

The also features many interesting features like Bluetooth (for communication with other bluetooth devices, computers, and accessories), FM Radio, GPS Navigation and NFC, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer and Compass.

This phone is very well priced considering it's a great cellphone and it costs just 235 dollars. This cellphone is a great choice no matter if you love photography, need a device to mainly use social networks, need a work phone or want this device to play games.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 5.1
Also Known As:Motorola XT1562
Dimensions:5.80 x 2.95 x 0.43 inchesMetric14.73 x 7.49 x 1.09 cmImperial
Weight:5.96 ouncesMetric168.96 gImperial
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2015-07-28
Price:$ 235.00


Size:5.5 inchesMetric14 cmImperial
Resolution:1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixel density:401 pixels per inchMetric157.87 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 8939
Processor:ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 1700 MHz)
RAM Memory:2 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 405
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)


Capacity:3630 mAh


Back camera:21 megapixels
    Sensor size:0.42 inches (1/2.4")
Front camera:5 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Face Detection Shooting, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 28), 800 (band 19), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Radio:FM Radio
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor