Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Review and Specs
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Motorola Moto G Play (2021) (USA version)

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SCORE:
75

Highlights

  • 6.5" 720 x 1640 (HD+) IPS LCD screen
  • 2 rear cameras
  • 13MP f/2.0 main camera
  • 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
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In The Box

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB Type-C cable
  • guides
  • SIM tool

Overview

Motorola Moto G Play (2021) was released in 2021. It weighs 7.19 oz (204 g) and has 6.5" IPS LCD screen with 720 x 1640 (HD+) resolution. The current model has 3GB RAM and 32GB eMMC 5.1 type internal storage, Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 chipset, Octa-core CPU, Adreno 610 GPU, and runs on Android 10. The phone is equipped with 5000 mAh non-removable li-po battery.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Motorola Moto G Play (2021) an overall score of 75 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

Pros and Cons

PROS
Water Resistant 👍
4G Bands 👍
Memory Card Slot 👍
Front Selfie Camera 👍
Rear Depth Camera 👍
Rear Flash 👍
Rear Camera HDR 👍
Rear Camera Panorama 👍
Rear Camera Face Detection 👍
Front Camera HDR 👍
GPS 👍
Wi-Fi Direct 👍
Bluetooth version 👍
Gyroscope 👍
Accelerometer 👍
Proximity sensor 👍
Fingerprint Sensor 👍
Loudspeaker Configuration 👍
3.5mm Audio Jack 👍
High Capacity Battery: 5000 mAh 👍
CONS
No 5G Bands 👎
Low Screen Resolution: 720 x 1640 (HD+) 👎
Low Screen Pixel Density: 269ppi 👎
No HDR display 👎
Small RAM: 3GB 👎
13MP Main Camera 👎
No Ultra-Wide Angle Camera 👎
No Telephoto Camera 👎
No Front Flash 👎
No Front Camera Face Detection 👎
No Infrared 👎
No NFC 👎
No Barometer 👎
No Fast Wired Charging 👎
No Wireless Charging 👎

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Motorola Moto G Play (2021).

BASICS
BrandMotorola
ModelMoto G Play (2021)
Version3GB/32GB
CountryUSA
ColorsMisty Blue
PriceUSD169.99
Annouce date2021, January 08
Release Date2021, January 14
BODY
BuildPlastic frame, plastic back
Water ResistantWater-repellent coating
Weight7.19 oz (204 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)6.55" x 2.99" x 0.37"
166.6 x 76 x 9.4 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM: Nano-SIM + microSD
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA: Bands 1 / 2 / 4 / 5 / 8
CDMA: Bands 0 / 1 / 10
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 25 / 26 / 66 / 71
TDD LTE: Bands 38 / 41
5G Bands✖
SCREEN
ScreenSize6.5"/165.1 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeIPS LCD
Screen Resolution720 x 1640 (HD+)
Screen Pixel Density269ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio20âˆķ9
Screen To Body Ratio80.6%
HDR display✖
MEMORY
RAM3GB
Internal Storage32GB
Storage TypeeMMC 5.1
Memory Card Slot✔ dedicated slot
Card TypemicroSD
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide + Depth
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 13MP
Aperture: f/2.0
Sensor Size: 1/3.1%
Pixel Size: 1.12Ξm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera ✖
Telephoto Camera✖
Second Telephoto Camera✖
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 5MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Pixel Size: 1.12Ξm
Front UltraWide Camera✖
Rear Depth CameraResolution: 2MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Front Depth Camera✖
Macro Camera✖
Front Flash✖
Rear Flash✔ with LED flash
FEATURES
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording✖
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording✖
Rear Camera HDR✔
Rear Camera Panorama✔
Rear Camera Face Detection✔
Front Camera HDR✔
Front Camera Panorama✖
Front Camera Face Detection✖
HDR10 playback✖
HDR10+ playback✖
Dolby Vision playback✖
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support✔
LOCATION
GPS✔
A-GPS✔
GALILEO✔
GLONASS✔
BDS✖
QZSS✖
NavIC✖
LTEPP✔
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
USB InterfaceType-C
Infrared✖
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Direct✔
Bluetooth versionv5.0
NFC✖
FM radioUnspecified
PLATFORM
OSAndroid 10
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460
CPU TypeOcta-core
CPU Speed1.8 GHz, 1.6 GHz
GPUAdreno 610
SENSORS
Gyroscope✔
Accelerometer✔
Proximity sensor✔
Barometer✖
Ambient light sensor✔
Face Recognition✖
LiDAR Scanner✖
Gravity Sensor✖
SAR✔
Compass✖
Hall Effect✖
Camera laser focusing✖
Color Temperature✖
Gesture✖
Color Spectrum✖
Distance Sensor✖
IR Blaster✖
IR remote control✖
HR Sensor✖
Iris Sensor✖
Fingerprint Sensor✔
Infrared Thermometry✖
Hearing Aid Compatibility✖
AUDIO
LoudspeakersBottom-ported loudspeaker with Smart PA
Loudspeaker ConfigurationMono
Dolby Atmos✖
3.5mm Audio Jack✔
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity5000 mAh (typical)
Fast Wired Charging✖
Wireless Charging✖

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