Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Review and Specs

Motorola Moto G Play (2021) (USA version)

SCORE:
75
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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.

BODY
70
NETWORK
89
DISPLAY
55
MEMORY
66
CAMERA
69
FEATURES
77
LOCATION TECH
90
CONNECTIVITY
85
SENSORS
80
AUDIO
78
BATTERY
65
OVERALL
75

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

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
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 Ratio20∶9
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: 1.12μm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Telephoto Camera
Second Telephoto Camera
Front CamerasWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 5MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
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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