Chinese Moto Z3 Play / E5 Plus get improved specs
Motorola launched the Moto Z3 Play and E5 Plus in June, but, even though the brand is now a subsidiary of Lenovo, these models have not yet been launched in China. According to TENNA, this is about to change very soon, as the two models were recently certified by the Chinese authorities. However, the specs leaked by TENNA how that the two models will be getting different specs compared to the international variants.
Take for example the Moto Z3 Play. TENNA’s specs show that the Chinese model will be powered by the Snapdragon 660 instead of the Snapdragon 636 SoC. Not a huge difference, but a decent upgrade nonetheless. The battery capacity will also be upped to 3,300 from 3,000 mAh. Memory and storage options were not touched, however, as TENNA reports there will be 4 GB + 64 GB and 6 GB + 128 GB variants.
On the other hand, the E5 Plus is getting a mixed bag of changed specs. Instead of the 5,000 mAh battery, the Chinese model will only get a 4,850 mAh one. The good thing is that this is the only downgrade. The Chinese versions seems to be powered by an octa-core SoC, meaning that it will most likely integrate the Snapdragon 430. TENNA’s specs also show that the Chinese market will be getting 3 GB + 32 GB / 4 GB + 128 GB / 6 GB + 128 GB for RAM and storage options, which is quite a significant jump from the 3 GB + 32 GB max specs for the international models.
These two models should be officially announced very soon, with base prices a bit lower than the international variants, as it happens with all the Chinese variants.