Moto X Play: 10 Best And Worst Features Of The Smartphone

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Lenovo owned Motorola has recently launched its third generation of Moto X smartphone in two variants: Moto X Style and Moto X Play.

Today the company has announced the Moto X Play smartphone to the India market. The smartphone comes with water repellent coating, and enhanced features like Moto Voice, Moto Display, Moto Assist and Moto Actions.

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Motorola Moto X Play, sports a 5.5 inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (4 x 1.1GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.7GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU besides 2GB RAM under the hood.

The device flaunts a 21 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording, as well as a 5 megapixel front-facing camera.

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We came up with a list of best and the worst features of the much awaited Moto X Play. Take a look at the slider below to know more about the company's latest smartphone.

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The Best:

The Moto X Play has not changed much from its predecessor, but it got slightly tweaked and refined, sporting a bigger screen-to-body ratio. The smartphone has a great build quality and feels very comfortable in hand.


The Best:

The smartphone comes with a bigger 5.5 inch F-HD display at 1080x1920 pixels resolution that translates to 403ppi and comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The display is crystal clear and makes it one of the best in the market.


The Best:

The Moto X Play sports a 21 megapixel primary camera along with dual-tone dual-LED flash. The primary camera comes with host of features like, f/2.0 aperture, touch focus and face detection. While, the smartphone comes with 5 megapixel selfie shooter.

Water Resistance

The Best:

Many smartphone are now turning in to rugged in nature. The Moto X Play comes with water resistance feature. The smartphone can survive accidental contact with water as well as can survive up to 3 feet underwater for 30 minutes.


The Best:

The handset comes with dual front facing speakers that offers exceptional sound when compared to the bottom speakers of other flagship smartphones

No-Removable Battery

The Worst:

At the moment, almost all flagship smartphone are featuring the non-removable battery. But, with the non-removable battery, users will not have freedom to fix their own battery problem. However, the Moto X Play is packed with a bigger 3630mAh battery.

No Fingerprint Scanner

The Worst:

Now, latest flagship has started rolling out equipped with fingerprint sensor. While, the Moto X Play misses this feature.


The Worst:

The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset, that is technically less powerful than the Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 810 chipset. While, many flagship smartphones are powered by the latest Snapdragon 810 CPU.

Thick And A Bit Bulky

The Worst:

The smartphone feels comfortable to hold in hand, but compared to other smartphones in the market. The Moto X Play is bulky. The smartphone measures 148x75x10.9mm and weights 169 grams.

No 4K Video Recording

The Worst:

The company announced two Moto X models, the original model is called as Moto X Style that features the 4K video recording. But, the another model Moto X Play lacks the 4K video recording because of the CPU limitation.

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