Moto Z2 Play FAQ Tips & Tricks Cons

Motorola launched Moto Z play successor Moto Z2 Play in India with price tag starting from Rs.27,999. Like its predecessor, Moto Z2 Play supports handful of Moto Mods such as JBL SoundBoost 2, Moto TurboPower pack, Moto Gamepad, and Moto Style Shell with wireless charging.

Moto Z2 Play sports 5.5inch full HD Super AMOLED display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution with pixel density of around 401 ppi pixel.  The device is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There is one more variant of Moto Z2 Play with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. Unfortunately, that variant is not yet announced in India.

Moto Z2 Play measures 156.20 x 76.20 x 5.99 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 145 grams. It runs on Android 7.1.1 out of the box. The device houses 3000 mAh battery.

Moto Z2 Play comes with 12MP primary camera and 5MP front facing camera. There is a dual tone front facing LED flash as well. The connectivity features of the device are Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, 3G and 4G.

Moto Z2 Play

Moto Z2 Play FAQ Tips & Tricks Cons

What are the different variants of Moto Z2 Play available in India?

Currently one variant of this smartphone is available in India. There is one more variant which is available in some other market with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage variant.

What are the different colour options available?

Users can choose this device in two colour variants. One is Lunar Grey and other one is Fine Gold.

What type of sim cards Moto Z2 Play supports? Does it has dedicated microSD card slot?

The device supports 2 nano sim  cards. There is a dedicated microSD card slot.

What are the key differences between Moto Z Play and Moto Z2 Play?

Both the devices supports Moto Mods. Design looks identical though there is a minor differences.  The key differentiator between the two, according us are display,camera. The new Moto Z2 Play comes with AMOLED screen instead of IPS screen and has much better camera. The Snapdragon 626 is not a major upgrade over Snapdragon 625. Battery on the new device is 3000mAh  compared to Moto Z Play 3510 mAh battery.

How to take screenshot on Moto Z2 Play?

To capture screenshot on Moto Z2, press and hold volume down and power keys simultaneously. The screenshot will be saved.

How to set custom ringtone on Moto Z2 Play?

To set custom ringtone on Moto Z2 Play, follow the steps given below.

  • Just copy the tune which you want set as ringtone to ringtone folder.
  • Browse the file from Ringtone setting and select it.
  • Alternatively install third party file explorer ES file explorer. Now under Setting->Sound and Notification, go to the ringtone. Select the tune by browsing the folder.

What are the cons of Moto Z2 Play Cons?

This is not a complete review. Based on first impression, here is our initial set of demerits of Moto Z2 Play.

  • Slow android security patch updates.
  • There is no major upgrade of SoC compared to its predecessor.
  • Slightly over priced.
  • Moto Mods are pricey.
  • Battery capacity reduced from 3500 mAh to 3000 mAh when compared with last years Moto Z Play.

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