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Motorola Moto Z3 Play

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Release Date: Launch Date: September 2018
Motorola Moto Z3 Play

  • 4/6 GB RAM
  • 6.0 inches, Super AMOLED Display
  • Snapdragon 636, 1.8 Quad-core
  • Dual 12 MP +8 MP Rear, 8 MP front
  • 32GB/64GB, up to 256GB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)

3000 mAh Lite 5.0

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Motorola Moto Z3 Play Pros and cons

Motorola Moto Z3 Play - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    Moto Z3 Play
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Gold, Blue
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    Splash and dust resistant


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 to SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE bands
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Single or Dual Nano SIM


  • Display Type
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.0 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M colors
  • Touch Screen
    capacitive screen
  • Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3


  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker


  • Rear (Primary)
    Dual 12 MP+ 8 MP
  • Front
    5 MP with f/2.0, 1.4┬Ám
  • Video quality
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Rear Camera Features
    dual-LED dual-tone flash, phase detection and laser autofocus
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    Geo-tagging, Auto-HDR, touch focus, face recognization, panorama


  • Operating System
    Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • User Interface
  • Java Support


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 509
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
  • Processor Speed
    1.8 GHz Kryo 260
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    32GB/64 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to 256GB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    Dedicated MicroSD
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (side-seated), gyro, proximity, compass, accelerometer,


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    5.0, LE, aptX, A2DP, EDR
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
    Yes, with GLONASS, A-GPS
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    USB 3.1 on the go, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes, 3.5mm jack with active noise cancellation


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    3000 mAh
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    warranty card
    USB on the GO
    manual quick guide

Motorola Moto Z3 Play Review and details

Price and design

Motorola aims to go with the Z play series again, this time they’re up to release Motorola Moto Z3 Play following the Moto Z2 Play. The smartphone is yet to be announced and is slated to launch somewhere in 2018. Motorola Moto Z3 Play touts a 6.0 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio (ratio of the two sides in portrait and landscape mode).

Regarding the strength, The display is coated by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. From the price aspect, the smartphone may carry a moderate price rate of around $210/$330 or R.s 14,000/18,000. The device will come packed with the gold and blue colour variants.

Camera and connectivity

As to cameras, the Motorola Moto Z3 Play sports Dual 12 MP + 8 MP Rear camera with a dual laser and phase detection autofocus, dual-tone flash, 4k resolution, HDR. while the secondary camera boasting an 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture, beauty face mode, and more built-in apps. Motorola Moto Z3 Play is a dual nano sim or single Sim Phone with the available networks for 2G, 3G, and 4G. Regarding the Audio, It comes with a 3.55mm audio jack with active noise cancellation. It has NFC enabled, GPS, Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, FM, Hotspot and wifi direct.

Performance and battery.

Motorola Moto Z3 Play is a budget phone with a decent pair of 4GB/6 GB of RAM for the Internal onboard storage of 32GB/64GB. Unlike using up one of its Sim slots, the device comes with a dedicated MicroSD card support. As for the performance, The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 636 chipset, 1.8 GHz octa-core processor, and an Adreno 509 GPU to max up the gaming performance by increasing the frames rates relatively. It runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, and From the battery’s front, the z3 play packs a reasonable 3000 mAh Li-ion unremovable battery.

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