Motorola has launched the Moto Z2 Play, a successor to last year’s Moto Z Play. The Moto Z2 play comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display with corning Gorilla Glass 3 with a pixel density of 401ppi. The Moto Z 2 play is powered by a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor Much like its predecessor with 2 variants – 3GB RAM / 32GB storage and 4GB RAM / 64GB storage. There is a micro SD card slot with storage expansion upto 2TB.
The Z2 Play is a midrange smartphone with the Moto Mod accessories. The smartphone, as mentioned brings Moto Mods support. It will support all the old Moto Mods, as well as the new ones that have been launched.
The new Moto Mods include a Moto Power Pack that brings additional 2200mAh battery brings 16 hours extra power and weighs only 72grams, available in black and white colour options.
The Turbo Power Pack Moto Mod which brings additional 3490mAh battery with fast charging support and weighs 95 grams. It supports up to 30W TurboPower and can charge up to 50 percent in just 20 minutes.
The most attracting Mod is Moto GamePad that will work with all games and support physical controllers. Instead of connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth, it uses the Moto Mod connector to connect with your Moto Z2 Play and other compatible smartphones and features a 3.5mm headphone jack to immerse in gaming. It comes with a 1000mAh battery with USB Type-C port for charging that can power the GamePad for up to 8 hours.
Additionally, Moto has also launched a Wireless Charging Style and the JBL SoundBoost 2 Moto Mod that comes with a kickstand, and is splash proof it snaps onto the back of Z 2 play via magnetic connectors.
Motorola is showing some interest towards mods as it gives moto z series smartphones a rich look also with useful gadgets snaped around the smartphone. Moto Z2 Play will launch in the US in early July for $499 (approx 32,065 INR) but not less than Moto Z play. There’s no word on launching in India yet.