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Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched Moto Z Play in India after months of waiting. It was launched along with Moto Z on October 4.

Moto Z Play will be available on online retailers Amazon India and Flipkart for Rs. 24,999 on October 17. This means the device will take on devices like the Xiaomi Mi 5 32GB (Rs 24,999) and the Google Nexus 5X 16GB (Rs. 27,990) in the Indian market.

Here is specifications comparison between Moto Z Play, Xiaomi Mi 5 and LG Nexus 5X to help you buy a device that suits you:

Display

Moto Z Play: 5.5-inch super AMOLED full HD screen with 1,920x1,080p (403 ppi pixel density)

Nexus 5X: 5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (423 ppi pixel density)

Xiaomi Mi 5: 5.15-inch full HD screen with 1,920x1,080 pixel (428 ppi pixel density)

Processor

Moto Z Play: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

Nexus 5X: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808

Xiaomi Mi 5: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Operating System

Moto Z Play: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Nexus 5X: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow (upgradable to Android Nougat)

Xiaomi Mi 5: Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI v7.0

Storage

Moto Z Play: 32GB ROM, expandable up to 2TB, 3GB RAM

Nexus 5X: 16GB ROM, 2GB RAM

Xiaomi Mi 5: 32GB ROM, 3GB RAM

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Camera

Moto Z Play: 16MP main camera with Laser auto-focus, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF), ƒ / 2.0 aperture, 1.3um pixel size, Zero Shutter Lag, Color balancing dual LED flash, and 5MP front-snapper with Wide-Angle 85-degree lens, ƒ / 2.2 aperture, Flash, Auto Night mode

Nexus 5X: 12.3MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/2.3' sensor size and 1.55µm pixel size, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture

Xiaomi Mi 5: 16MP Sony IMX298 main camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/2.8" sensor size and 1.12 µm pixel size, and a 4MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture, 1/3" sensor size and 2µm pixel size.

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Battery

Moto Z Play: 3,510mAh

Nexus 5X: 2,700mAh

Xiaomi Mi 5: 3,000mAh with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology

Conclusion

The Moto Z Play has an edge over the others with bigger screen, more storage and a powerful, while the Xiaomi Mi 5 has a superior processor and features a quick battery charger technology. The Nexus 5X lags behind in terms of specifications except for the operating system, but it one of the best devices released last year.