Moto Z2 Play with 5.5-inch display, Snapdragon 626 and new Moto Mods announced

moto z2 play

As expected, Motorola announced the company’s latest mid-range smartphone, Moto Z2 Play. The mobile supports Moto Mod connectors just like its predecessor. The company has unveiled brand new JBL SoundBoost 2 Mod with 10 hours of playtime. They have also stated that the phone will charge to 50 % in just 20 minutes. Let us now have a brief look at its specifications.

Moto Z2 Play
In the Image: JBL SoundBoost 2 Mod and TurboPower Mod

Moto Gamepad Mod

The company showcased the Moto Gamepad Mod for the first time at MWC. This gadget adds physical game controls to enhance the gaming experience of die-hard gamers.

Moto Style Shells

Moto Style Shells comes with wireless charging (up to 10W) in a range of finishes.

Moto Z2 Play Specifications


The smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.


It is powered by 2.2GHz GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 626 processor with Adreno 506 GPU and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box.


The device comes with 4 GB RAM-64 GB ROM, 3 GB RAM-32 GB ROM and the internal memory can be expanded to 2 TB using microSD card.

Moto Gamepad Mod
In the Image: Moto Gamepad Mod


It has 12-megapixel primary camera with dual-tone LED flash, Dual-Pixel Autofocus, Laser Auto focus, f/1.7 aperture, 4K video recording and 5-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash.

Connectivity and Sensors

The smartphone is equipped with fingerprint sensor on board to provide an extra layer of security besides supporting 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The device packs 3000 mAh battery with Turbo Charging and weighs 145 grams with 156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99mm size measurements.

Moto Z2 Play
In the Image: Moto Style Shells with Wireless Charging

Additional features

The mobile sports water repellant nano-coating.

Price and Availability

Moto Z2 Play will be available in Fine Gold, Nimbus Blue and Lunar Gray colors at a price starting $499 (Rs. 32130 approx.). The 4 GB RAM – 64 GB ROM variant is available for Brazil for R$ 1,999 (US$ 616 / Rs. 39725 approx.) today.

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