Unlike other manufacturers, Motorola maintains a relatively slow rhythm when it comes to releasing new phone, keeping the new models count under 10 per year. One of the most expected additions to their portfolio is the Moto Z Play, presented as the cheaper version of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, launched back in June.
The handset itself hasn’t been officially unveiled yet and there’s no word on the launch date either, but this doesn’t mean that we don’t know nothing about it. On the contrary, a new set of hands-on images was just revealed, giving us a full look at the Motorola Moto Z Play!
Overall, it looks a lot like its more powerful relatives, as somebody who isn’t that familiar with technology can’t really differentiate them. One important aspect we can observe is that the phone is using Lenovo’s One user interface, currently restricted in China.
Multiple sources claim that the Moto Z Play could be close to making its debut in China, followed by a worldwide launch. Also, Lenovo, the company that owns Motorola, announced that the Moto Z and Moto Mods will also be introduced in India, by October.
Moving on to the specs, the Motorola Moto Z Play was spotted on a benchmarking website and India’s import-export website, Zauba. Apparently, the phone will feature a 5.5″ 1080p AMOLED display, being powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset, with eight cores, alongside an Adreno 506 GPU. Rumors are claiming that it will be available in two variants, one with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, as well as 3 GB of RAM and 32 gigs of space.
A 16 MP rear-mounted camera will be in charge with photography, teaming up with a 5 MP selfie unit, while the operating system will definitely be Google’s Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. We all know that Motorolas are among the first handsets to receive updates and the Moto Z Play won’t be an exception, as there are already promises regarding an upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat in the future.
Finally, we should also mention that the 16-pin connector will be present on the back of the phone, making it compatible with Moto Mods, which add semi-modular functionality to Motorola’s new phones.