Motorola Moto Z Play vs Motorola X Play

3.01 in
6.16 in
Motorola Moto Z Play
vs
2.95 in
5.83 in
Motorola X Play

Full Comparison

Hardware

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Operating System
Android 6.0
Android 5.1
Cpu Speed
2 GHz
1.7 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
GPU
yesYes
yesYes
GPU Model
Adreno 506
Adreno 405 GPU
Ram memory
3GB
2GB

Display

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.50 in
5.50 in
Resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Technology
Super AMOLED
IPS (TFT), IPS LCD
Pixel Density
403 ppi
403 ppi
Dual screen support
noNo
noNo
Scratch resistant display
yesYes
yesYes
HDR
noNo
noNo
Ambient light sensor
yesYes
yesYes
Multi touch
yesYes
yesYes

Camera

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
16 Mpx
21 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture
2.0 f
2.0 f
Video recording
yesYes
yesYes
Highest video resolution
4096x2160 px
1920, 1080
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
120 fps
30 fps
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Burst Mode
yesYes
yesYes
Face Detection
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
HDR Capture
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes
Panorama
yesYes
yesYes
Touch Focus
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Card Storage Max
256 GB
128 GB
Types of memory card supported
microSD
microSD

Dimensions

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Height
6.16 in
5.83 in
Width
3.01 in
2.95 in
Depth
0.28 in
0.43 in
Weight
0.36 lb
0.37 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
yesYes
yesYes
Shock resistant
noNo
noNo

Sensors

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Digital Compass
yesYes
yesYes
Proximity
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Dual sim support
yesYes
yesYes
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
noNo
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth Version
4.1
4.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP
A2DP
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
2.0
Type of USB connector
USB-C
Micro-USB, Micro-USB, Mini-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
noNo
yesYes
Video output
noNo
noNo

Networks

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
2G GSM
yesYes
yesYes
GSM Frequencies
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
UMTS Frequences
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
LTE Frequencies
800 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
700 MHz, 800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
Mobile hotspot function
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Exchangeable battery
noNo
noNo
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Lithium Ion
Battery Capacity
3510 mAh
3630 mAh
Supports fast charging
yesYes
noNo
Supports wireless charging
yesYes
noNo

Voice

Motorola Moto Z PlayMotorola Moto Z PlayMotorola X PlayMotorola X Play
Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
noNo
noNo
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)
noNo
noNo

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