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Moto G4 Play With 5-Inch Display, Snapdragon 410 SoC Launched

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Motorola on Tuesday unveiled its new Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus smartphones. The Lenovo-owned company shortly after revealing another fourth-generation Moto G smartphone, the Moto G4 Play aka Moto G Play.

Motorola has confirmed that the Moto G4 Play will go on sale starting mid-summer 2016 though has not revealed any pricing details. We can expect the company to announce it near release. Interested consumers can sign-up to get availability details of the Motorola Moto G4 Play. Notably, the new Moto G4 Play is currently listed only in the US.

Unlike the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, the Moto G4 Play features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with a pixel density of 294ppi. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC clocked at 1.2GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and the Adreno 306 GPU. The handset packs 16GB of storage and also supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB).

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The Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based Moto G4 Play supports a single Micro-SIM card and comes with water repellent nano-coating. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. The rear camera comes with features such as tap anywhere to capture, burst mode, auto HDR, panorama, drag to focus & exposure, and can record full-HD videos at 30 fps. There is a 5-megapixel front camera with display flash also on board. The Moto G4 Play comes with GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, and Micro-USB connectivity options. The handset comes in Black and White colours.

It packs an accelerometer, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor. Motorola has also promised that the Moto G4 Play will offer two years of free storage at original quality in Google Photos app. It ships with 2800mAh battery and is claimed to offer full-day battery life. The smartphone is compatible with 10W rapid charger which is sold separately.

Motorola Moto G4 Play

General

Release date May 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.40 x 72.00 x 9.90
Weight (g) 137.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2800
Removable battery No
Colours Black, White
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 294

Hardware

Processor 1.2GHz  quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported NA
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No