Motorola has finally pushed out its much-awaited Moto X Play on sale today. The smartphone is a mid-ranger and comes with better hardware chops than the competition. But it is the price that will see many flocking to get their hands on one.
And they are flocking indeed. It has just been 10 hours since the sale began and the 32 GB black model is already out of stock.
The Motorola Moto X Play is a real contender and comes out strong when compared to smartphones like the OnePlus One, the Mi 4 and even the ASUS Zenfone 2 Laser.
Hardware aside, the smartphone comes with an almost stock Android Lollipop software and also includes with a water-repellent coating. The metal frame also gives the construction a premium look.
Coming to the specs of the Moto X Play:
We get a 5.5 inch Full HD display with a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 to protect it
Inside, we get a 1.7 GHz, octa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB / 32 GB internal storage options along with expandable memory as well
There is a 21 MP camera with a dual tone LED flash on the back and a 5 MP front-facing unit for selfies
Connectivity options include 4G LTE bands, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0
All of the above is encased in a metal frame with replaceable (colourful) back panels along with a massive 3630 mAh battery
The handset is currently available on sale, online on Flipkart. The Moto X Play is can be purchased in black and white models with 16 and 32 GB internal storage options at Rs 18,499 and Rs 19,999 respectively. The Moto X Play also makes for a good mid-ranger for those looking for an upgrade to their existing Moto G handsets as well.