Last month, Motorola had reportedly said that it would launch the new Moto X series in September. But the company had refused to reveal whether the device will be the Play or the Style series. Meanwhile, sources in the company have revealed more information about the models.
RTN Asia citing a Motorola official has confirmed that the company will release the Moto X Play (32GB) for around Rs 25,000. Like all Moto series phones, Motorola will be retailing Moto X Play via Flipkart in India.
For the uninitiated, Moto X Play is a mid-range phone, but boasts of a 3,630 mAh high-capacity battery with enough juice to run the phone for close to 48 hours under mixed usage.
Moto X Play houses the company's proprietary Motorola Mobile Computing System with natural language processor and contextual computing processor. It will be powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core chipset.
The website also claims that Motorola has plans to release its top-end model, Moto X Style, in India. However, there is no information on the specific launch time-line and price details. There is a slight possibility of the company launching both the devices in mid-September.
Moto X Style was originally unveiled along with Moto X Play in July. It sports a 5.7-inch QHD (2560x1440p) display and runs on the latest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS backed by 3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB internal storage and a 3,000 mAh battery. It comes packed with Motorola's custom mobile computing system integrated with a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (Hexa-core) CPU (MSM8992), natural language processor, and contextual computing processor.
Key Specifications of Motorola Moto X Style and Play:
|Models||Motorola Moto X Style||Motorola Moto X Play|
|Display||5.7-inch QHD (2560x1440p) TFT LCD screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
||5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield
|OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS||Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS|
|Processor||Motorola Mobile Computing System including a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with Hexa-core CPU (MSM8992), Natural Language Processor, and Contextual Computing Processor||Motorola Mobile Computing System including 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU, Natural Language Processor, Contextual Computing Processor|
|GPU||Adreno 418 GPU||550 MHz Adreno 405 GPU|
|Storage capacity||16GB/32GB/64GB (expandable up to 128GB)||16GB/32GB|
|Battery||3,000 mAh;TurboPower feature lets the battery to get supercharged within 15 minutes, which is enough run the phone for close to 10 hours||3,630 mAh can power the phone for up to 48 hours under mixed usage.|
|Network||4G-LTE (Cat 6.) up to 300mbps download speed||4G-LTE|
|Add-ons||Water-repellent nano coating, Nano-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.1 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO), front facing stereo speakers with Smartboost, NFC (Near Field Communication), micro-USB, GPS,||Water-repellent nano coating, Dual Nano-SIM slots, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO), front facing stereo speakers, NFC (Near Field Communication), micro-USB, GPS,|
|Dimensions||153.9 x 76.2 x 6.1 to 11.06 mm||148.0 x 75.0 x 8.9-10.9 mm|
|Weight||179 g||169 g|