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Lenovo Moto Z2 Play

Specifications

Lenovo Moto Z2 Play
Lenovo Moto Z2 Play (Moto Z Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626, Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 18.9 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD max. 2TB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, FM radio, USB OTG
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B19/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6 x 156.2 x 76.2 ( = 0.24 x 6.15 x 3 in)
Battery
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/​1.7, laser-AF, phase comparison-AF (dual-pixel), dual-LED flash, Videos @2160p/​30FPS
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix f/​2.2, dual-LED flash, videos @1080p/​30FPS
Additional features
Speakers: front-sided speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, user's manual, Moto Mods, 12 Months Warranty, LTE Cat. 7 (download 300 MBit/s, ipload 150 MBit/s); SAR rates: 0.671 W/kg (head), 1.680 W/kg (body)
Weight
145 g ( = 5.11 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 82 g ( = 2.89 oz / 0.18 pounds)
Price
499 Euro

 

Average Score: 80.93% - good
Average of 59 scores (from 108 reviews)
price: 78%, performance: 78%, features: 77%, display: 81% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Lenovo Moto Z2 Play

85% Lenovo Moto Z2 Play Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The slim player. With the Moto Z2 Play, Lenovo refreshes its mid-range smartphone that can be expanded via modules on the rear. The predecessor offered a very good battery life and extremely slim casing. We will check whether the successor has perhaps even improved these qualities in the test.
70% Moto Z2 Play Review: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Big Step Back
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Moto Z2 Play is a pretty good phone, and the new home button and Android 7 are nice additions to what was already a slick design. The extra $150 to $200 you’ll spend on the Z2 Play versus the Moto G5 Plus is going toward the phone's modular capabilities and its colorful, and bigger, AMOLED screen. And if those features are important to you, this handset is a sound option for Verizon customers looking for something around $400. Unfortunately, the Z2 Play loses the epic battery life that truly set it apart.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Moto Z2 Play Review: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Big Step Back
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Moto Z2 Play is a pretty good phone, and the new home button and Android 7 are nice additions to what was already a slick design. The extra $150 to $200 you’ll spend on the Z2 Play versus the Moto G5 Plus is going toward the phone's modular capabilities and its colorful, and bigger, AMOLED screen. And if those features are important to you, this handset is a sound option for Verizon customers looking for something around $400. Unfortunately, the Z2 Play loses the epic battery life that truly set it apart.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Motorola Moto Z2 Play review - Lighter, better, thinner and improved, but not for everyone
Source: Tech Nave English
So, it looks like the Moto Z2 Play passes with flying colours. Compact design, good camera, good battery life, good performance, neat motion sensing controls, but some might not like the huge camera bump, and the panorama is still underwhelming. But there lies one bigger problem, though - it's priced at RM1999 excluding the Moto Mods that were listed earlier. If you get the Hasselblad, it'd be RM3298 in total. Omg, that's the price of a flagship! #GGMoney.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/07/2017
78% Moto Z2 Play – the most affordable way to get into Moto Mods, but is it worth it?
Source: Android Guys English
As I mentioned above, there are two variants for the Z² Play. The first version is a 3/32GB model, for $405 – Verizon only. The second model is $499 – its carrier unlocked and comes with a RAM/Storage upgrade of 4/64GB. Being a faithful T-Mobile user, I can’t encourage you enough to go with the latter; though that price bump is a bit prohibitive, taking it from a nice mid-range phone and catapulting it into a pricier tier. Compared to the newly announced Z² Force, though, ($720) it’s the cheapest way to enter into the Moto Mod scene this generation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Motorola Z2 Play review: Great battery life and plenty of versatility thanks to 'Moto Mods' accessories
Source: Mirror English
With phones like this and the OnePlus 5 available to buy this year, it makes me start to wonder whether it's really worth paying full whack for a flagship smartphone at all.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review: Playtime is over
Source: Recombu English
Our in-depth Moto Z2 Play review uncovers whether or not Motorola's first 'Z' phone of the year makes a worthwhile successor to the Z Play that launched only a few months ago.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Moto Z2 Play review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Moto Z2 Play is a great mid-range smartphone; it features a gorgeous design, premium build and the Moto Mods support provides extended functionality based on what you require from the smartphone, from extra battery power to an improved speaker and even a built-in projector. Despite the smaller battery, the Snapdragon 626 processor is incredibly efficient and we comfortably lasted a day on a single charge, and when we did run out it was quick to top up thanks to the included fast charging tech. It holds its own against competitors in our benchmark tests, and real world use is decent.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: What Mobile English
Last years Moto Z Play was part of the first crop of devices manufactured since the Lenovo acquisition. It was an impressive continuation of what made the brand so great to begin with, offering strong design and performance at a reasonable price. It was also the first time that Moto Mod technology had been demonstrated, allowing hot-swapping of modular hardware that could be snapped to any Z-series device. The new Moto Z2 Play builds on this and offers largely the same design with beefed up hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Lenovo Moto Z2 Play
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Moto can’t quite dominate the mid-range like it does with its G5, but the Z2 Play is a solid device with plenty going for it. I just wish it didn’t feel compromised by Moto Mods.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 60%
70% Moto Z2 Play Review: Still modular, less powerful
Source: Mobile Syrup English
For overall quality, however, I'm giving the phone a 7 out of 10 -- if pricing is a lesser consideration for you, or if it happens to go on sale, I'd happily recommend this as a solid mid-range choice.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Moto Z2 Play review
Source: Techradar English
The Moto Z2 Play features the high-end features we’d expect from a mid-range phone right now, including a bright 5.5-inch display and phenomenal battery life. It’s the modular functionality that seals the deal though, making this an innovative device you can’t get from any other manufacturer.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Moto Z2 Play review: Shrinking the battery hasn’t hurt too bad
Source: Talk Android English
The design of the Moto Z2 Play is better, including the rounded home button and the back that’s not such a fingerprint magnet, but for anyone currently using the original Moto Z Play, you’re not going to find anything that’s worth upgrading for. If you’re upgrading from something else, there’s plenty to love here, but you might want to see what the older model is selling for before you make a commitment to anything.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2017
80% Moto Z2 Play review: All the mod cons
Source: Pocket Lint English
With little to no slip-ups in use, the Z2 Play secures its commendable position in the mid-range market. Indeed, it's the same price as the Honor 9 and undercuts the OnePlus 5 in the price stakes, which brings it right into contention. So if battery life and being a bit different with Mods appeal then, go on, jump right in - the Z2 Play is a really interesting prospect.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: Moto Z2 Play review
Source: Techradar English
The Moto Z2 Play is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, but is still an Android phone that focuses heavily on if battery life. It may not last nearly as long as the top-battery-life-rated original, but it strikes an acceptable balance between style and longevity. Plus, the specs boost should suit power-hungry phone buyers nicely.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2017
Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Yugatech English
Lenovo has managed to make the Motorola brand stand out from the rest in the industry by pursuing a direction and sticking to it. Motorola stands by the modular approach and we commend the bravery. The Moto Z2 Play is a testament to that. It’s a beautifully crafted phone, well balanced, can proudly stand on its own or conveniently maximize itself with the Moto Mods collection.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2017
Moto Z2 Play
Source: Trusted Reviews English
For £379.99, the Moto Z2 Play already appears to be an excellent phone. It looks great, feels nicer than the price suggests, and doesn’t seem to be lacking any major feature. I’m yet to fully be convinced by Moto Mods, and in some ways I wish the Style Shell was just part of the phone. These minor points aside, the Moto Z2 Play could be the new mid-range device to beat.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/19/2017
Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review: Battery Champ
Source: Unbox English
If you’re looking to jump into Motorola’s Mod ecosystem, now is the best time to get in it. There’s more mods available for the device than ever before, and with Motorola’s 3-year backwards-compatibility commitment for their phones, you can be sure that there will be a ton of Moto Mods avaiable to purchase for the phone in the months ahead.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/19/2017
100% Motorola Z2 Play review
Source: Stuff TV English
When it showed up at the tail end of 2016, we loved the Moto Z Play and its weird yet wonderful take on the modular mobile. It had fantastic battery life, too, but couldn’t quite edge out the cheaper OnePlus 3 as our go-to phone below £350.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
84% Moto Z2 Play review
Source: Android Authority English
The Moto Z2 Play is currently a Verizon exclusive, and if you buy it by July 26, the JBL SoundBoost Moto Mod is included for free. If you are not on Verizon, there is an unlocked version that will be available later this summer, priced at $500. That is a $50 hike when compared to its predecessor, and is definitely a steep ask considering that it’s a mid-range device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 84% display: 77% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Fone Arena English
There’s really no doubt that the Moto Z2 Play is a great phone. While the specifications might not be cutting edge, the phone still manages to deliver fast performance, a clean build of Android and the promise of fast updates. Add to that the satisfactory battery life and the Moto Z2 Play certainly looks quite appealing.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/11/2017
90% Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: PC Quest English
If you want a sleek modular smartphone running stock Android then the Moto Z2 Play is pretty much your only option. However, if you aren’t interested in the Moto Mods then you can go for some other options available in the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 90% performance: 90%
76% Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The Moto Z2 Play is an important phone, if only because it's keeping the Moto Mods story going. It's incredible that the project has lasted as long as it has, and other manufacturers would have thrown in the towel long ago (just look at LG or Google), so we love the fact that the Z2 Play exists at all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
Motorola Moto Z2 Play Hands-on, Quick Review: Stunning Midranger
Source: Unbox English
That’s pretty much it for this hands-on. We don’t have local pricing as of yet – we’ll update you once we get pricing details. The phone is slated to arrive at either third or fourth week of July in the Philippines.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/05/2017
Hands-on: Moto Z2 Play with 2 new Moto Mods
Source: Hardware Zone English
Over at MWC Shanghai 2017, the Lenovo booth featured the hotly-discussed Moto Z2 Play. This smartphone was based off the well-received Moto Z Play, which did fairly well in our benchmarks. Our first impressions with the newer devices helped us discern the differences between the two. We also spotted two new Moto Mods that will be joining its proprietary range of modular attachments.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/05/2017
75% Moto Z2 Play review: Excellent battery life and handy Moto Mods make for a compelling smartphone
Source: Zdnet.com English
Between the outstanding battery life that never wants to quit, and the expandability of Moto Mods, which at this point have moved past being a gimmick, it's hard not to recommend the Moto Z2 Play to those wanting a respectable device at an affordable price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Moto Z2 Play Review: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Big Step Back
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Moto Z2 Play is a pretty good phone, and the new home button and Android 7 are nice additions to what was already a slick design. The extra $150 to $200 you’ll spend on the Z2 Play versus the Moto G5 Plus is going toward the phone's modular capabilities and its colorful, and bigger, AMOLED screen. And if those features are important to you, this handset is a sound option for Verizon customers looking for something around $400. Unfortunately, the Z2 Play loses the epic battery life that truly set it apart.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Mobygyaan English
Buy it if you are Moto fan as well as a fan of Vanilla Android. If you have to choose the Moto Z2 Play, you probably have a chunk of money to spend it on the Moto Mods, right?
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/03/2017
Moto Z2 Play Hands On: Meaningful Incremental Upgrade
Source: Lowyat.net English
The Moto Z2 Play is certainly an interesting mid-range smartphone, but whether or not it will be a compelling device will depend almost entirely on how much it will be priced here in Malaysia. To put things into context, its predecessor, the Moto Z Play, went for RM1,799 locally; that’s already pretty steep for a mid-range smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/03/2017
83% Moto Z2 Play Review: Bold and Beautiful
Source: Tech PP English
There’s very little to complain about the Z2 Play. The only flaws I found irritating include the slow auto-focus, tiny buttons, and that’s about it. However, it’s priced on similar lines as the OnePlus 3T which is a significantly more powerful handset in terms of specs (and still on sale in India at least). This brings me back to the discussion I mentioned earlier. Now, if someone asks me to suggest a smartphone which both stands out and is powerful enough to stand straight for at least two years, I would, without hesitations, suggest them the Moto Z2 Play.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 80% workmanship: 90%
91% Moto Z2 Play — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English
The Moto Z2 Play is a mid-range device with a mid-range processor. The display is mid-range unfortunately but the rest of the hardware is not. There is 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage which can be expanded with a microSD card if required. If in dual SIM configuration, both SIM slots offer 4G. The microSD can be used at the same time as the second SIM card unlike most other dual SIM phones.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 92% mobility: 98% workmanship: 90%
80% Moto Z2 Play review: A sleek and impressive smartphone with great battery life
Source: Tech2 English
Lenovo has priced the Moto Z2 Play at Rs 27,999 in the Indian market. The price of the Z2 Play places it as a premium device with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626. The company has decided to focus on the overall experience instead of engaging in a race to pack the latest and greatest in terms of specifications. The final result of this direction has paid off as the Moto Z2 Play is an impressive device with great battery backup, stock Android with good additions in terms of Moto Actions and Moto Display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% display: 75% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play
Source: Android Authority English
Those interested in what the Moto Z2 Play has to offer will need to be directed towards Verizon Wireless in the US, since the carrier has an exclusive on it… at least for now. However, an unlocked version of the phone will go on sale later in the summer for $499, which is a $50 increase from last year’s starting price. Indeed, the pricing is a bit high considering it’s in the mid-range category, so it’ll be intriguing to see if that’ll have a huge impact on consumers’ decisions.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/01/2017
Hands on: Moto Z2 Play review
Source: Techradar English
The Moto Z2 Play is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, but is still an Android phone that focuses heavily on if battery life. It may not last nearly as long as the top-battery-life-rated original, but it strikes an acceptable balance between style and longevity. Plus, the specs boost should suit power-hungry phone buyers nicely.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Moto Z2 Play review: Midnight in the garden of good and sequel
Source: Android Central English
Finally, I love the little things, like the speed and placement of the fingerprint sensor, and the way the camera takes reliable photos in basically any lighting condition. I appreciate the aluminum back, which means I don't have to wear a Style Shell if I don't want to. I love the well-calibrated side buttons.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Moto Z2 Play review: Camera works well, but where are the new Mods?
Source: The Indian Express English
Moto Z2 Play is an ambitious smartphone given the whole Mods coupled with an ultra-slim design. But the phone does have mid-level specifications, for its price tag of Rs 27,000. Could Moto have added the 820 series here? Perhaps. The problem is that the competition has options like OnePlus 3T with its Snapdragon 821 and 6GB RAM. Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro can be considered as well, and this phone has an excellent camera too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Moto Z2 Play Review – For Those Charmed By Modular Concept
Source: Gadget Diary English
The new Moto Z2 Play has a 3000mAh battery and the battery backup is not as good as the last generation model. It can still last one day with basic to moderate usage and also supports fast charging. On heavy usage days, you will have to charge it mid-day but you can always use a battery mod with the device which ensures up to 2 days of battery backup.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/28/2017
Moto Z2 Play review: Great battery life, pure Android makes it one of the best Moto phones
Source: India Today English
The Moto Z2 Play is an extremely solid smartphone from Motorola and does almost everything right. It is undoubtedly Lenovo-owned Motorola's best smartphone yet and points towards great things from the company, at-least when it comes to their flagships. Only few things like the rear camera's poor low-light performance, overpriced Moto Mods (they range from Rs 1,999 to a whopping Rs 19,999) and a tinny loudspeaker let it down.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/22/2017
Moto Z2 Play review: Lighter, sleeker and modular
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To wrap up, the Moto Z2 Play has more checks than crosses. The smartphones sport a sleek design, coupled with some well-optimised software and impressive battery life, but it shimmers a bit in gaming and camera department. But still, if you are Moto fan and is looking to buy a new device, then this can be considered as good options, as it has an added advantage of Moto Mods. Though it is not as fast as OnePlus 3T, still it manages to do a decent job.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2017
80% Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
With the Moto Z2 Play, Motorola is still on the path it started last year. The new model is slimmer, but at the cost of battery capacity. Dropping the battery size for aesthetics might not have been the best idea because Motorola has weakened one of the Z Play's best attributes. You can of course spend some money and snap on one of the Moto Mods to increase the battery capacity (and thickness/ weight). The updated Snapdragon 626 SoC and 4GB of RAM keep games running smoothly and make multitasking easy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Motorola Moto Z2 Play Hands-on [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
Moto Z2 Play is priced at ₹27,999. Even though the pricing seems a little premium, Motorola still holds the brand value and its unique modular design. We will be reviewing the device soon.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/20/2017
Moto Z2 Play preview
Source: GSM Arena English
This makes it hard for us to immediately recommend the Z2 Play over the competition. It's still a great option if, for some reason, you have any doubts about the smaller brands which are focused on undercutting the major ones with better specs for your money. Of course, you can always wait out on your purchase until the Z2 Play goes through a price revision or two. With the right price, it certainly has the potential to become a no-brainer purchase like its predecessor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/16/2017
76% Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Moto Z2 Play is worth considering if you're buying a smartphone in the sub-30k price range. It has a good camera, long battery life and an innovative gimmick with modularity.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
82% Motorola Moto Z2 Play review:
Source: CNet English
Strong battery life, clever software and magnetic Mod add-ons make the Motorola Z2 Play a compelling midrange choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
It looks like the Moto Z2 Play is on the same track as the phone it replaces. The internals have gotten better but so has the competition. The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro (Review) is the closest match to the Z2 Play, and although it does not offer modularity like the Moto Z2 Play, it has a lower asking price. Stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for our full review of the Moto Z2 Play.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play review: Modular awesomeness, version 2.0
Source: Gadget Show English
The Z2 Play isn't just any other mid-range smartphone. It's a one-of-a-kind device that opens a gateway to a whole new modular ecosystem. It's a smartphone that can be transformed into anything from a portable music system to a superzoom camera in a jiffy. And considering all of that, it's value-for-money, even with the additional cost of the Moto Mods included.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Moto Z2 Play: Latest Motorola Modular Phone Outshines Its Predecessor
Source: iTech Post English
The Moto Z2 Play is worth $499 and will be available starting this summer. It will be offered through Verizon and will be unlocked.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/02/2017
80% Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Source: PC Mag English
The $499 Moto Z2 Play is yet another solid modular phone from Motorola. On its own, it offers respectable performance, long battery life, and compatibility with all major US carriers. It pulls ahead of some of the competition when you start snapping on Moto Mods. It's a unique level of flexibility you don't get with G6, the S8, or any other non-Motorola phone, for that matter.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Motorola Moto Z2 Play review:
Source: CNet English
Motorola gave the Z2 Play a good processor that, though not cutting-edge, kept everything from basic navigation to games like Riptide Renegade running smoothly. Though it scored on the lower end of our benchmark graphics test (3D Mark -- Ice Storm Unlimited), I didn't notice lag time while browsing, scrolling and generally getting things done.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Moto Z2 Play review: Midnight in the garden of good and sequel
Source: Android Central English
Finally, I love the little things, like the speed and placement of the fingerprint sensor, and the way the camera takes reliable photos in basically any lighting condition. I appreciate the aluminum back, which means I don't have to wear a Style Shell if I don't want to. I love the well-calibrated side buttons.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2017
80% Motorola Moto Z2 Play Review: Thinner, Lighter, Better
Source: The Verge English
Still, the Z2 Play provides a great mix of what matters without any unnecessary stuff piled on. And it does so with better battery life than even most flagships can provide. When you think about it, isn’t that all you really want from a phone?
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play review: All the mod cons
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you find Moto Mods enticing then the Z2 Play is a super phone with plenty to offer beyond its quirky unique selling point. If Mods leave you cold given their cost and size implication then, well, we think Moto will be in a great place to deliver an excellent Moto X (rumoured to be in the third quarter of 2017), which might well be the perfect fit. Between now and then, however, we suspect the imminent OnePlus 5 will ask some tough questions.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo confirms Moto Z2 Play smartphone
Source: PC Quest English
The Moto Z2 Play is said to come in Lunar Gray and Fine Gold colour variants and will be one of the three devices in the refreshed Z2 lineup. The other two handsets are Moto Z2 and Moto Z2 Force.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/22/2017

Foreign Reviews

78% Ein neues modulares Akku-Wunder?
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
96% Moto Z2 Play
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 96% price: 87%
84% Vom Verwandlungskünstler der auszog, einen Marathon zu laufen
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
70% Zwischen Den Stühlen
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Viele Upgrades und ein Akku-Downgrade
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Motorola Moto Z2 Play so neu dann auch wieder nicht
Source: RP-Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/28/2017
86% Ein Schritt vor, zwei Schritte zurück
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90% features: 84% display: 90% mobility: 87%
Moto Z2 Play modulares Smartphone im Test
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2017
94% Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 92% features: 95% display: 92% mobility: 99%
Dürres Ding mit Dickmachern
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/19/2017
Günstiges Flaggschiff, oder teure Mittelklasse?
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2017
Bessere Kamera entschädigt nicht für kürzere Akkulaufzeit
Source: Golem German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2017
87% Kleinerer Akku, aber mehr Moto Mods
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 75% display: 84% mobility: 95%
Moto Z2 Play Review
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2017
Immer Noch Ein Akkuwunder?
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/02/2017
82% Moto Z2 Play, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 60% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
84% Moto Z2 Play, análisis: renovada apuesta por los Moto Mods en un diseño peligrosamente delgado
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% display: 88% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Moto Z2 Play: un móvil con módulos realmente útiles
Source: Media Trends Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High performance; excellent cameras; slim size; smart Moto Mods. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2017
[Review] Moto Z2 Play: as vantagens de ser mediano
Source: Gizmodo Brasil Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Nice design; long battery life; good display. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/14/2017
Moto Z2 Play [Análise / Review]
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Great built quality; metal case; slim size; lightweight; decent hardware; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2017
Smartphone Motorola Moto Z2 Play- Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/09/2017
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
80% Moto Z2 Play: un sequel imperfetto, ma che migliora dove necessario
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Recensione Lenovo Moto Z2 Play: la saga continua
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 75% features: 70% display: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
70% Recensione Lenovo Moto Z2 Play by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 100% ergonomy: 90%
84% Recensione Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 65% features: 80% display: 85% mobility: 85% ergonomy: 85%
84% Moto Z2 Play – Segna Il Grande Ritorno Di Motorola
Source: Geek 4 You Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Recensione Motorola Moto Z2 Play, sottile, ottima autonomia e MOTO MODS
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Recensione Motorola Moto Z2 Play: qualità da top di gamma
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 84% features: 85% display: 87% mobility: 82% ergonomy: 78%
84% Recensione MOTO Z2 play
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 70% display: 78% mobility: 85% workmanship: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play Recensione: Uno Smartphone Che Sta Al Di Sopra Della Concorrenza
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Recensione Motorola Moto Z2 Play, parola d'ordine ottimizzazione
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; long battery life; good display. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/01/2017
Moto Z2 Play: il ritorno di Motorola in grande stile. La recensione
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Great built quality; long battery life; smart Moto Mods. Negative: Short battery life; unsupport waterproof; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/01/2017
Recensione Moto Z2 Play
Source: Esperienza Mobile Italian IT→EN
Positive: Attractive design; slim size; long battery life; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/16/2017
Motorola Moto Z2 Play – Recensione completa
Source: Key for web Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice performance; high autonomy; flexible Moto Mods. Negative: Average speakers; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2017
Preview Motorola Moto Z2 Play by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice display; long battery life; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2017
Moto Z2 Play Hands-On: Più Sottile E Potente
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2017
80% Motorola Moto Z2 Play - Modulaire ambities
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play : test complet, avis, écran, photo et autonomie
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test Du Motorola Moto Z2 Play : Le Meilleur Du Milieu De Gamme ?
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Moto Z2 Play – Un téléphone milieu de gamme de luxe
Source: Geekbecois French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 60% workmanship: 80%
Prise En Main Du Moto Z2 Play : Plus Fin Et Plus Puissant
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design. Negative: Low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2017
86% Recenzja Motoroli Moto Z2 Play – historia o tym, jak trudno być następcą udanego smartfona
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Test, recenzja, opinia – Lenovo Moto Z2 Play (XT1710-09) – myliłem się, warto brać! [WIDEO]
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; long battery life; nice display; decent cameras; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/24/2017
Обзор смартфона Motorola Moto Z2 Play Dual. Смартфон — дело тонкое
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Slim size; support dual sim and microSD slot; waterproof; excellent display; very good cameras; good hardware; long battery life; fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/30/2017
72% Đánh giá chi tiết Moto Z2 Play: Thế này mới gọi là chất!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 72%
74% Moto Z2 Play - smartphone siêu mỏng, pin lâu
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 80% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
Đánh giá Moto Z2 Play: Dị nhân làng Android
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; smart Moto Mods; good price; nice performance; high autonomy; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/04/2017
Đánh giá camera Moto Z2 Play: điện thoại có giúp bạn "ảo" và "deep" hơn không?
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN
Positive: Fast system; good cameras; decent HDR mode; anti vibration. Negative: Poor highlighting mode; very high contrast.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2017
Trên tay Moto Z2 Play: Nâng cấp chất lượng hoàn thiện, vẫn dùng được module cũ
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; good hardware; decent cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2017
Moto Z2 Play về Việt Nam, giá 10,9 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; good cameras; powerful hardware; metal case; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/15/2017
Moto Z2 Play ra mắt: Mỏng, nhẹ hơn, phụ kiện ấn tượng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; decent hardware; nice display; long battery life; quick charge.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/02/2017
75% Test Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
83% Moto Z2 Play test – du får markedets bedste batteritid
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
74% Moto Z2 Play testad
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 74%
مراجعة هاتف Moto Z2 Play
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Positive: Nice display; long battery life; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2017

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
626: Mid-range octa-core SoC with eight ARM Cortex-A53 cpu cores at up to 2.2 GHz, an Adreno 506 GPU, a DDR3L-1866 memory controller and a X9 LTE (Cat 7) modem. Manufactured in the modern 14nm process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.145 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer, owned the majority of the company. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


80.93%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625
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Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625
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Mali-T720, Mediatek MT6735M, 4.5", 0.144 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-06-14 (Update: 2017-06-14)