After launching its Moto Z2 Play in the US last week, Lenovo announced that the India pre-orders for the smartphone will be opened from Thursday, June 8. While the company has still not announced the launch date for the Moto Z2 Play in India, it has shared the details for pre-booking the phone in the country and the offers that can be availed by the potential customers.
On Friday, Lenovo said in a tweet, “We see today’s smartphones & raise you a #smarterphone.” Firstly coming to the initiation of the process, interested customers can pay Rs. 2,000 and then pay the rest of the amount for Moto Z2 Play over 10 months with 0 percent interest. Notably, Lenovo will also offer Moto Armor pack, which includes protective accessories for the smartphone, as part of pre-booking offer to the customers.
Interestingly, Lenovo has mentioned that it has “great pre-booking offers” in terms of Moto Mods for potential customers but didn’t specify what exactly these offers are. The company will expectedly announce these details on Thursday when the pre-bookings open.
To recall, Lenovo launched Moto Z2 Play at $499 (roughly Rs. 32,200) in the US. Just like its predecessor, Moto Z2 Play also comes with support for Moto Mods thanks to the connecting pins at the back of the phone. The rear camera comes with a round bump ring, and the fingerprint scanner on the Moto Z2 Play is embedded in the Home Button in the front, which now has a slightly circular shape. Notably, the phone comes with a battery capacity of 3000mAh, which is a downgrade in terms of capacity when compared with its predecessor.
Coming to the specifications, the Moto Z2 Play runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by a2.2GHz Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor paired with either of the two options – 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. There is support for expandable storage with a microSD card slot for further expansion of storage (up to 2TB).
In terms of optics, the Moto Z2 Play sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with a 1.4-micron pixel sensor, an aperture of f/1.7, a colour correlated temperature (CCT) dual-LED flash, as well as laser and dual autofocus lens (laser autofocus with expanded range up to 5 metres and 3 million dual autofocus pixels), At the front, there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.2 aperture, wide-angle lens, and a dual-LED CCT flash.
Motorola Moto Z2 Play
|Release date||June 2017|
|Dimensions (mm)||156.20 x 76.20 x 5.99|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000|
|Colours||Lunar Grey, Fine Gold|
|Screen size (inches)||5.50|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||401|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 626|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||2000|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|