Motorola moto Z2 Play has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 27,999, and with four new Moto Mods. This Moto Z2 Play will officially go on sale from June 15 in India. The new Moto Mods included in this phones are- JBL SoundBoost 2, Moto Turbo-power pack, Moto Gamepad(yes you read it right). However the time of availability of these mods is not confirmed yet. Reliance Jio fans cheer up because Z2 Play will offer 100GB of 4G data free on Reliance Jio. Besides that there will 50% off on some mods also. The pre-booking has started from June 8 up to June 14 on Flipkart as well as offline stores. The phone will be available in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold color options and will be available in Online and Offline markets.
Under Moto’s ‘hello finance’ offers, users can pre-book the device for just Rs 2,000 and pay the rest of the balance at 0% interest in 10 months. This is only valid through Bajaj Finance or Home Credit. Also, buyers can swipe their credit cards to convert the payment into EMI without any interest at some select stores.
Moto Z2 Play Specifications and Price in India
Moto Z2 play is the successor of Moto Z and Moto Z Play which were announced last year. Talking about the physical construction the Moto Z2 Play is 5.9mm thin. Dimensionally the Z2 Play measures 76.2 x 156.2 x 5.99 mm. The weight of the device without any mods is 145 grams. The colour variants of this smartphones are Lunar Gray and Fine Gold. The smartphone is water -repellent and wears a water-repellent nano-coating. It supports nano SIM cards. The list of sensors include gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity and ultrasonic.
The processor inside is Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 clocked at 2.2 GHz and it comes with 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage and 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage. But this storage is expandable upto 2TB using a microSD card. The GPU powering the Z2 Play is Adreno 506 GPU.
The power of Z2 Play comes from a 3,000mAh battery which is smaller in size from its predecessor Moto Z2 Play. The battery is claimed to last for up to 30 hours and supports TurboPower charging technology which can charge the Moto Z2 Play from 0 to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
Coming to display side of this (one of its kind) modular smartphone which offers 5.5 inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with the screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 with aspect ratio 16:9 and resulting 400 Pixel Per Inch(PPI). The Android version riding all these specs is Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The smartphone sports a 12MP rear facing camera with 1.4 um dual autofocus pixel, aperture being f/1.7, laser auto focus and combinely a PDAF(Phase Detection Autofocus). The front camera is a 5MP shooter with 1.4um and f/2.2 aperture.
To attach Mods in Moto Z2 Play, the smartphone has 16 magnetic pins at the back called Moto Mods connector. Smartphone has a USB Type-C configuration and host a Type-C port for charging and data syncing but surprisingly has 3.5 mm headphone jack. Moto Z2 Play supports WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 Ghz+5GHz, Bluetooth version 4.2, NFC, A-GPS and GLONASS.
These all super specs and features are priced in a mid-range price of Rs. 27,999 although quite higher than the previous phone’s Rs 24,999. However some buying benefits are also offered by Motorola here discussed in previous section.
A Look Into: Moto Mods Features
Want to hear some really punching sound from your normal smartphone. Grab JBL SoundBoost 2 mod and snap it onto Moto Z2 Playback and it will boost up the sound. It doesn’t require any kind of pairing with the device. This mod too have a splash proof coating. This JBL SoundBoost 2 weighs 140 grams and promises a 10-hour built-in battery life.
The second mod is Moto TurboPower pack that can extend the battery life of the Moto Z2 Play by adding additional day of power using its battery of 3,490mAh. This mod is USB Type-C compatible and can charge itself from 0 to 50 per cent in 20 minutes.
Another is Moto GamePad that itself has a 1035 mAh battery built in. Moto GamePad has got dual control stick and four action buttons. This mod is 226 x 75.9 x 24.4 mm in dimension weighing 140 grams. You need not to pair it via Bluetooth with your device.
Finally, the new Moto Style Shell support wireless charging. Snap this mod on to the back of Moto Z smartphones and charge wirelessely. The design variety includes- Ebony Burl Wood, Grey Herringbone Nylon, Cateye Wood and Floral Print.
The announcement regarding the time of availability of these feature packed mods have not been made yet by Moto. Follow this blog for more news on Moto Z2 Play and much more.