Motorola Moto Z3 Play Debuts with Snapdragon 636 And Android 8.1

Motorola Moto Z3 Play Debuts with Snapdragon 636 And Android 8.1

Motorola Moto Z3 Play Debuts with Snapdragon 636 And Android 8.1

by June 7, 2018

Motorola has launched its first smartphone from Z series for 2018- the Moto Z3 Play at an event held in Brazil. The phone is built around the Moto Mods concept, just like the earlier Z series phones. The phone features a thin aluminum frame and boasts a modern bezel-less design.

Motorola Moto Z3 PlayMoto Z3 Play Price and Availability:

The Z3 Play will be available unlocked through various retailers in Brazil with a price tag of $499 (roughly Rs. 33,000) and will be bundled with Motorola’s battery mod. There is no confirmed date of its launch outside of Brazil but it is expected to go on sale in other key markets across the world in the coming weeks.

Motorola Moto Z3 PlayMoto Z3 Play Design, Display, OS and Other Specifications:

The footprint of Z3 Play is same as that of the Z and Z2, but it still manages to sport a tall 6-inch super AMOLED Max Vision display with 1,080 x 2,160 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. Both the front as well as back of the handset feature Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. In addition, the phone comes with splash-resistance nano-coating that provides protection against accidental liquid splashes and light rain. The device is 6.75mm thick and weighs in at 156 grams.

The Moto Z3 Play is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz along with an Adreno 509 GPU for graphics. There are two variants- 4GB RAM + 64GB Inbuilt Storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB Inbuilt Storage. The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system out of the box and is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery with 15W TurboPower fast charging support.

Motorola Moto Z3 PlayIn the camera department, you’ll get a horizontally stacked dual camera setup of 12MP + 5MP with Dual Pixel autofocus and f/1.7 aperture. The camera comes with Google Lens integration. On the front, there’s an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The fingerprint sensor is uniquely positioned on the right side beneath the volume rocker instead of on the rear or front. In addition, there’s facial recognition feature to unlock the phone.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, USB Type-C port, and 4G VoLTE.

Moto Z3 Play Key Specifications:

  • Display 6-inch super AMOLED Max Vision
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core
  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo
  • RAM 4GB or 6GB
  • Internal Storage 64GB or 128GB
  • Rear Camera 12MP + 5MP
  • Front Camera 8MP
  • Battery Capacity 3,000mAh