Motorola has launched Moto Z2 Play in India. It will be up for Pre-order on Flipkart from June 8th onwards. ( check here ). Official MRP pricing is to be announced. This is the successor to earlier launched Moto Z Play which was priced at Rs 24,999 MRP in India. ( Flipkart, Amazon.in ). Like it’s predecessor, this too supports Moto Mods.
Update : Moto Z2 Play price in India : Rs 27,999 MRP. ( 4GB ram, 64GB storage ). It is available in two colors – Fine Gold and White, Lunar Grey and Black. Pre-order Moto Z2 Play on Flipkart from here.
Launch Offer : Motorola has provided two Moto Mods Combo Offer with this new smartphone. You can get Motorola MD100B Power Pack Mod for Rs 1,499 ( MRP price : Rs 3,999 ) and JBL SoundBoost Speaker Mod for Rs 2,999 ( MRP price : Rs 6,999 ).
Different Moto Mods currently available are Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod with 10x Zoom, JBL Soundboost, Insta-Share projector Mod. Motorola has plans to launch more such mods in India soon.
Moto Z2 Play India Full Specs and Features
It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Octacore processor and comes with 3GB / 4GB of ram and 32GB / 64GB storage. The display is a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED screen. In the camera department, Lenovo has equipped this with a 12MP F1.7 aperture lens with phase detection and laser auto focus features. On the front, there is a 5MP F2.0 aperture camera for your selfies.
Like many other mid-range smartphones these days, this too feature a fingerprint sensor on the front. It has a slightly smaller battery than it’s predecessor – 3000mAh. It ships with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and will get Android O update later this year.
Comparing to older Moto Z Play, the latest Z2 Play is thinner, lighter, comes with a better camera and pricier ofcourse. It will be available to purchase in Lunar Gray, Nimbus Blue and Fine Gold colors.
Reasons to Buy Moto Z2 Play
- Good design and Build quality
- Moto Mods support to add more functionality
- Close to Stock Android with minimal improvements makes the overall performance smooth
- Good Camera
Reasons not to Buy Moto Z2 Play
- Price is a Factor. You can get a 6GB ram Snapdragon 821 powered OnePlus 3T for this price
- No Optical Image Stabilization
Should you buy this ? If you are looking for a stylish, slim Android smartphone with good camera, battery life etc from a good manufacturer, Moto Z2 Play is good device to buy. Moto Z series smartphones are currently the only smartphones that has some modular functionality.
For Full detailed review, Check out the Verge review of Moto Z2 Play here.