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Motorola Moto Z3 Play Review (Full Specifications and Price)

motorola moto z3 play

Motorola just announced their latest mid-range Z Play line of phones, the Motorola Moto Z3 Play.

The Motorola moto z3 play sports a glass front and back with aluminium sides. Also, there’s a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB of RAM with 32GB of inbuilt storage, and 3000mAh battery.

Furthermore, there’s a dual-camera package on its rear with one 12MP snapper and a 5MP depth sensor. While the front has an 8MP selfie camera. There’s a USB-C port on the bottom, with a microSD slot, and no headphone jack.

This post reviews this device.

Design and display

Motorola Moto Z3 Play

With sleek Aluminium sides, it sports a glass front and back. Not forgetting the side place Fingerprint Scanner too.

This phone also has a 6.01-inch Super AMOLED Capacitive  Touch-screen, with 16M colours. With a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio(~402 ppi density). The screen has a 156.5 x 76.5 x 6.8 mm (6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 in) dimension. Also, it weighs about 156g.

To protect the screen, The Motorola Moto Z3 Play has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen protection. In addition, this device is dust and splash resistant. Also, the Motorola Moto Z3 play supports multitouch features.

Hardware and Software

Motorola Moto Z3 Play

The Motorola Moto Z3 Play smartphone comes with Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system.

Powering this Device is the Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 chipset. Furthermore, it also comes with an Octa-core processor that clocks at 1.8GHZ.

In terms of Graphics handling, the Adreno 509 GPU comes to the rescue.

Multitasking is possible due to its 4GB of RAM. This phone has a whooping 32GB of inbuilt storage in its first variant, and 64Gb in its other variant.

Its internal memory can be expanded to up to 400GB  with the use of a Memory Card. In addition, this device comes with some sensors like Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors.

Camera and Battery

Motorola Moto Z3 Play

The Motorola Moto Z3 Play comes loaded with a Dual: 12 MP (f/1.7, 1.4µm, DP PDAF) + 5 MP rear camera. With dual pixel phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED dual-tone flash.

Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto-HDR, and panorama.

Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s an 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p front camera for taking selfies even in dark places.

The Motorola Moto Z3 Play comes with an amazing 3,000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. It also has a fast charging feature included.

Price

The Motorola Moto Z3 Play should sell at $499, which is equivalent to N179,889.

Finally, here are the full specs of this amazing phone.

Full Specs

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2018, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, June
BODY Dimensions 156.5 x 76.5 x 6.8 mm (6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 in)
Weight 156 g (5.50 oz)
Build Front/rear glass (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminium frame (6000 series)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Splash and dust resistant
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.01 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~77.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636
CPU Octa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 509
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 12 MP (f/1.7, 1.4µm, DP PDAF) + 5 MP, dual pixel phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]/60fps
Secondary 8 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm), 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– 3.5 mm to USB-C headphone adapter incl.
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging 15W
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
MISC Colors Deep Indigo

 

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Motorola Moto E5 Plus Review (Full Specs and Price)

Mototrola Moto E5 Plus

 

The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus smartphone launched in April 2018.  This is the latest in the line of the Moto E5 series. The Mototrola Moto E5 plus is a mid-range Smartphone from the manufacturers.

Join me as i give you a quick review of this Smartphone, dubbed “the cheapest smart Smartphone”.

Design and display

Motorola Moto X5

Looking like every other mid-range phones from Motorola, this phone fits perfectly into your palm. It looks portable and comfortable when holding it.

With sleek Aluminium body, it sports curved edges and sides that makes holding the phone not look like a burden. Not forgetting the Fingerprint Scanner too.

This phone also has a 6-inch IPS LCD Capacitive  Touch-screen, with 16M colors. With a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, it has a 18:9 aspect ratio.

To protect the screen, The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Oleophobic coating to avoid scratches.

Hardware and Software

The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus smartphone comes with Android 8 Oreo operating system, which is the latest Android OS installment.

Motorola Moto E5 Plus

This means you don’t have to upgrade anything… at least for now. Because, it comes pre-installed with current updates.

Powering this Device is the Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 chipset. Furthermore, it also comes with a Quad-core processor that clocks at 1.4GHZ.

In terms of Graphics handling, the Adreno 308 GPU comes to the rescue.

Multitasking is possible due to either its 2GB or 3GB RAM variants. This phone has a whooping 16GB of inbuilt storage in its 2GB RAM variant, and 32Gb in its 3GB RAM variant.

Its internal memory can be expanded to up to 256GB  with the use of a Memory Card.

Camera and Battery

Mototrola Moto E5 Plus camera

The Mototrola Moto E5 Plus comes loaded with a 12MP rear camera with LED flash that boasts of an f/2.0 aperture. This means that it can take 3K resolution Images.

Also, it boasts of other features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection and laser autofocus.

Meanwhile, for selfie lovers, there’s a 5MP front camera with LED flash for taking pictures in dark places.

The Motorola Moto E5 Plus comes with an amazing 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery. It also has a fast charging feature that charges from 0-100% in approximately 1.4 hours.

Price

The Motorola Moto E5 Plus should sell at 190 EUR, which is equivalent to N82,000. But the price may be different, depending on your location.

Lastly, Here are the full specs of this amazing phone:

Full Specs

NETWORK Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2018, April
Status Released 2018, May
BODY Dimensions 160.9 x 75.3 x 9.4 mm (6.33 x 2.96 x 0.37 in)
Weight 196.6 g (6.95 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal 32 GB, 3 RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP (f/2.0, 1.25µm), phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]
Secondary 5 MP (f/2.0), LED flash
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– Fast battery charging 15W or 10W
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– DivX/WMV/MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery

 

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Motorola Moto Z2 Play Full Specs

This a renovation of a similar phone produced by Motorola, I know am bringing you this late, but i could not just go pass this device from Motorola, this is one of the best smartphones which was produced, Motorola Moto Z2 Play.

Now note this; This phone wasn’t the flashiest phone, didn’t have the fastest processor or best camera, and didn’t have the highest-resolution display , it has some features that are very unique, the phone is much slimmer and more comfortable to use as a result, I like the aspect of reducing the thickness and weight of the phone by using a smaller battery made by Motorola. The battery life is still very good  the rest of its components are go good enough.

(This is one of the favourite phones produced by Motorola of all time).  See full specification of the Motorola MotoZ2 Play below;

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA, LTE
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2017, June
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2017, June
BODY Dimensions 156.2 x 76.2 x 6 mm (6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– Splash and dust resistant
DISPLAY Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~70.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
PLATFORM OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.0, 1.4 µm pixel size, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 30 h (3G)
MISC Colors Lunar Gray, Fine Gold, Nimbus Blue
Price About 400 EUR