Motorola Releases the Moto X Play in India

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The mid-range Moto X Play has finally arrived in India. Like other Motorola smartphones before, the X Play will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting at Rs 18,499. The Moto range for 2015 includes two variants, the Moto X Play and the Moto X Style which is scheduled to come out later this month.


While the X Style will focus on design, the X Play is built for experience. The Moto X Play will have a 21-megapixel primary camera with dual-LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front camera. The rear camera will have an auto-HDR mode, which means the camera will automatically adapt to the conditions so you won’t have to spend time adjusting the settings manually. The phone will come with a standard HD quality video with 1080p at 30fps.

What the Moto X Play boasts of is its 3630 mAh battery, which will give you plenty of juice between charges. Both the Moto X Play and the X Style will have a microSD slot expandable up to 128 GB. This is welcomed as many smartphones today refuse to come with an SD slot. Other features include a 5.5 inch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Snapdragon 615, and an Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU.

In terms of value for money, we think the Moto X Play packs in a lot. The camera and battery life are its main attraction and is a good choice for those who like to play a lot of games on the go and still expect to have enough battery life for the rest of the day.


The design of the X Play is pretty solid with a textured back that has a rubbery finish, which feels comfortable in your hand. The back panel can be swapped for a different coloured one depending on your mood that day. The feisty phone will be available on Flipkart from midnight onwards so the wait isn’t long either.

Watch out for the Moto X Play hands on video and more information about it, today.


Display 5.5 inch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 403 ppi
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Processor Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405
Storage 16 GB/ 32 GB
OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Camera 21 MP rear, auto-HDR, dual-LED flash5 MP front
Expandability MicroSD, up to 128
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-bandBluetooth v4.0, Micro USB v2.0, Type-C reversible connector
Battery 3630 mAh battery
Price 18499 (16 GB), 19999 (32 GB)
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