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Moto Z2 Play with full Moto Mods compatibility now in PH for PhP 24,999

By Jonnah Pante - on 20 Jul 2017, 3:46pm

Moto Z2 Play with full Moto Mods compatibility now in PH for PhP 24,999

Fresh from its global reveal at the recently concluded MWC Shanghai 2017, the Moto Z2 Play has arrived locally and will hit the retail stores starting tomorrow, July 21, with a price tag of PhP 24,999.

Lenovo Mobile Business Group & Motorola Mobility Philippines Country Manager John Rojo (right) and Lenovo Mobile Business Group & Motorola Mobility Philippines Marketing Manager Vince de la Cruz (left).

“Moto remains committed to delivering meaningful experiences through innovative mobile technology to consumers. Moto Z2 Play is a testament of bringing our philosophy of ‘different is better’ to life,” said John Rojo, Country Manager for Lenovo Mobile Business Group Philippines. “We believe that the ultimate satisfaction we can give to Filipino consumers is a transformative experience,” he added.

Months after being acquired by tech company Lenovo and being rebranded from Motorola to Moto, the company eyes to clinch the top three spot in the global smartphone market.

“Our ambition in the market is to be the number three smartphone global brand,” Rojo shared. “Right now in the Philippines, we will maintain a dual-brand strategy, so Lenovo and Moto will be existing in the market. They will be more focused on Motorola but Lenovo as a brand will be present as it is in laptops, tablet, servers, among others, since it’s really a strong brand in the tech/IT side.”

Flaunting a 5.5-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass planted in its all-metal unibody design, the Moto Z2 Play conceals a Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz. The device also comes with Android 7 Nougat OS topped with Moto Experiences including Moto Display, Moto Actions, and Moto Voice. In terms of storage, the Moto Z2 Play has a generous 4GB RAM plus 64GB of internal storage with microSD card support of up to 2TB.

The fascia of the Moto Z2 Play flaunts a 5.5-inch display layered with Corning Gorilla Glass for protection.

With regard to the Moto Z2 Play’s imaging prowess, the device carries a 12-megapixel main shooter with F1.7 aperture, dual autofocus pixel camera, laser autofocus, and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). On the other side is a 5-megapixel front snapper with F2.2 aperture, wide-view lens , nd dual LED color correlated temperature flash.

The device carries a 12-megapixel rear camera.

The Moto Z2 Play is also powered by a 3000mAh battery with integrated TurboCharging+ feature which advertises a 15-minute charge equivalent to 7 hours of stamina. Its other specs include a water-repellent nano-coating, NFC connectivity, USB Type-C port with USB 3.1 support, and a fingerprint sensor.

Apt to yesterday’s launch with the theme “unlimited possibilities,” the Moto Z2 Play highlights one of its main features to its full Moto Mods compatibility. The device can be paired with the Hasselblad and InstaShare Projector as well as with the two new Mods – the JBL Soundboost 2 Speaker and the Incipio Power Pack. Moto also introduced yesterday another Mod, the GamePad.

Moto Mod Incipio

Moto Mod JBL Soundboost 2

Moto Mod Insta Share Projector

A demonstration of how the Moto Insta Share Projector works.

Moto Mod GamePad

Moto Mod GamePad (back)

Aside from the Moto Z2 Play, Moto also showcased the Moto C Plus and the Moto E4 Plus. Below are their quick specs:

Moto C Plus

Moto C Plus

  • 5-inch HD display (1280 x 720)
  • MediaTek MT6737 64-bit quad-core 1.3GHz processor
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • 8-megapixel main camera with F2.2 aperture, 71-degree angle lens, auto-focus, single LED flash, burst mode, panorama, HDR, beautification, and 720p (30fps) videos
  • 2-megapixel front camera with with F2.8 aperture, 63-degree angle lens, fixed focus, single LED flash, burst mode, HDR, beautification
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Dual Nano SIMs
  • Bluetooth version 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11bgn

Moto E4 Plus

Moto E4 Plus

  • 5.5-inch HD display
  • MT6737 quad-core 1.3GHz ARM Mali T720 MPI 658MHz processor
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage
  • 8-megapixel main camera with F2.2 aperture, 78-degree angle lens, auto-focus, single LED flash, burst mode, panorama, HDR, beautification, and 720p (30fps) videos
  • 5-megapixel front camera with with F2.4 aperture, 84-degree angle lens, fixed focus, single LED flash, burst mode, HDR, beautification
  • 5000mAh battery
  • Dual Nano SIMs
  • Bluetooth version 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11bgn

The Moto C Plus is priced at PhP 6,299, while the Moto E4 Plus retails for PhP 8,999.