• 5.5" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/2 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3510 mAh

The Motorola Moto Z Play phone has a 5.5-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3510 mAh and the main processor is a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductMoto Z Play (2016), Price: 325 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/2 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3510 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 165g (5.8oz), 156.4x76.4x6.99 mm (6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28 inches)
Price (Market)$325
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio69.8%
Sharpness (PPI)401 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.3 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Laser
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3510 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT13 391/150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.00
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR US Head1.45 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.15 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • FLAC
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • Light
  • Proximity

Moto Z Play Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Motorola Moto Z Play waterproof?

No. the Moto Z Play does not appear to be water-resistant as we do not have an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Moto Z Play Dual-SIM?

No, the Moto Z Play does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Moto Z Play 4K?

No, the Moto Z Play resolution of (1920x1080) is not defined as 4K. 4K is often defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are a few more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Moto Z Play compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, the Moto Z Play is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does the Moto Z Play work with 4G wireless?

Yes, the Moto Z Play is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE CAT13 (391/150 Mbps).

Is the Moto Z Play 5G?

No, the Moto Z Play does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Moto Z Play USB-C?

Yes, the Moto Z Play has a USB Type C port. The USB-C connector runs on the USB 2.0 standard.

Does the Moto Z Play have a removable battery?

No, the Moto Z Play's battery cannot be removed.

Motorola Moto Z Play Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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