Motorola today launched the Moto Z2 Play here in Bangkok, Thailand following the announcement back in June. The Moto Z2 Play is Motorola’s premium mid-range smartphone running the latest Snapdragon 636 chipset.
The Moto Z2 Play is thinner (6mm vs 7mm) and lighter (145 grams vs 165 grams) than its predecessor but is still compatible with the first-generation Moto Mods.
Motorola Moto Z2 Play specs:
5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display
Corning Gorilla Glass
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 2.2GHz octa-core CPU
Adreno 506 GPU
3GB / 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
32GB / 64GB storage
microSD card slot w/ UHS-I support (up to 2TB)
12MP 1.4um Dual Autofocus Pixel rear camera, f/1.7, Laser AF, PDAF, dual-LED flash
5MP 1.4um, f/2.2 front camera w/ dual-LED flash
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz
Bluetooth 4.2 LE+EDR
GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
Moto Mods connector
USB-C w/ USB 3.1 support
3.5mm headset port
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
3,000mAh battery w/ TurboPower charging
76.2 x 156.2 x 5.99mm (dimensions)
Lunar Gray, Fine Gold
The variant that will be released is the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
There were also several new Moto Mods that were introduced — including the power pack (still by Incipio by now labeled as Moto TurboPower pack), a new set of JBL SoundBoost 2 (in red, black and blue), among others. There are currently a total of about 15 Moto mods available since they were introduced last year.
Lenovo Philippines is set to launch the Moto Z2 Play in the Philippines by 3rd week of July and release it within that week as well. Lenovo execs have not revealed the official retail price but they’re targeting it to be somewhere in the $525 (roughly Php26,500).