How important are smartphones in our life? This is that one question that everyone can write essays on. Indeed, the importance of smartphones can never be substituted. The higher range of smartphone it is, the better functionalities and the higher significance is attached.

Keeping this in mind, and also the urge of owning a good smartphone, Motorola has designed and introduced the , which is currently the most sought-after smartphone. This recently launched smartphone is undoubtedly a crowd puller for sure.

In fact, such is the hype for this smartphone that already many online stores are providing great offers and financing schemes on it. Check out some of the offers exclusively on Flipkart, Amazon and the likes.

About the Launch: Moto Z2 Play

The Moto Z2 Play was launched in India on June 8, 2017. The phone was available for pre-booking from 8th till 14th of June and then went on sale on Flipkart and other offline mediums.

The new Moto Z2 Play has a powerful processor and all other specifications are perfectly in tandem with the kind of popularity that it gained. Despite having many other alternatives in the market, the Moto Z2 Play may turn out to victorious in the market given its reputation with almost all its previous models. As for example, the highly rated OnePlus 3T has some features that excel over the Z2. But if you consider the overall performance, the Motorola model will easily beat the OnePlus hands down.

Specification Moto Z2 Play OnePlus 3T Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Dimensions 5.9 mm thick 7.3 mm thick 6.9 mm thick
Weight 145 gms 158 gms 189 gms
Sim Dual SIM Dual SIM Dual SIM
Display ●     5.5-inch

●     Full HD

●     5.5-inch

●     Full HD

●     6-inch

●     Full HD

Camera ●     12 MP rear

●     5 MP front

●     16 MP rear

●     16 MP front

●     16 MP rear

●     16 MP front

Processor ●     2.2-GHz octa-core processor

●     Qualcomm Snapdragon 626

●     Adreno 506 Graphics

●     6GB RAM

●     2.35-GHz dual-core processor

●     Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

●     Adreno 530 graphics

●     6GB RAM

●     1.95 octa-core processor

●     Qualcomm Snapdragon 653

●     Adreno 510 Graphics

●     6GB RAM

Key Features Front fingerprint sensor Front fingerprint sensor Front fingerprint sensor
Memory 64GB (2TB expandable) 64GB (non-expandable) 64GB (256GB expandable)

Moto Z2 Play Price:

  • Flipkart

The Motorola Moto Z2 Play is presently sold on Flipkart with a tag price of Rs. 27,990.

However, there are many additional offers that can be availed if you are buying this smartphone from Flipkart.

  • Citibank is offering no-cost EMI scheme on this smartphone for plans ranging from 3 months, 6 months and 9 months.
  • Get up to Rs. 15,000 off on the smartphone if you buy it with an exchange of your used smartphone
  • Get an extra 5% off if you purchase this smartphone using your Axis Bank Buzz credit card.


This smartphone is available on Amazon at a price of Rs. 28,999.

  • Prime members can get 15% cash back (Max Rs. 2,000) using HDFC card via the prime day sale.

Tata Cliq

On Tata Cliq, this smartphone is also sold at Rs. 27,990

  • Enjoy a discount of 10% on your Moto Z2 Play mobile through Tata Cliq coupons. Although, the maximum discount allowed is Rs. 10,000.

moto z2 play


  • The Moto Z2 Play has many plus points to woo you. First of all, you will enjoy the crisp full HD super AMOLED display
  • The processor is super fast with the presence of a powerful 2.2GHz octa-core processor which is laid on a chipset of Qualcomm Snapdragon 626
  • The 4GB RAM makes processing of multitasking a pleasing affair
  • A humongous expandable storage of up to 2TB is a delight
  • Superb primary camera


  • 5 MP front facing camera could have been a little better
  • The battery backup is ample (3000 mAh battery) but nothing to die for.


As per the MOTO Z2 Play review by, the smartphone has a sharp and beautiful screen and arguably a long battery backup and have given it an overall rating of 8/10 stars. However, this could be a little better considering its competitors. On the contrary, as for the negatives, the phone feels a little on the wider side without the magnetic back cover and uncomfortable with a cover that does not fit well. The previous Z play has a better battery backup

Famous online gadgets review site, Android Authority, has lauded the smartphone for its battery performance and software interface, with an overall rating of  8.4/10 stars.As per them, since it runs on stock Android, the OS system is next to flawless. The dual LED front camera is another delight for low light photography.

Final Verdict

The Moto Z2 Play is on the news now, and for all the good reason. The previously highly rated OnePlus 3T is truly a wonderful smartphone but is not a good value for money as the Moto counterpart is. Keep aside the battery life for a little while, you will hardly get a smartphone which such a flawless and bug less processing in any other Android smartphone. Thanks to the stock Android, which lets you enjoy the most of the Google’s OS without spending an entire fortune for the Google Pixel series.

Add to that the support for the existing Moto Mods despite being an upgraded version of a kind. This smartphone is indeed, a user’s’ delight.