Moto Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Lunar Gray)

Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Lunar Gray)

Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Lunar Gray)

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Product Highlights

  • GSM/ 4G LTE Capable
  • North American Variant
  • Rear 16MP Camera + 5MP Front
  • 2.0 GHz Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core CPU
  • 32GB Storage Capacity + 3GB RAM
  • 5.5" 1920 x 1080 AMOLED Display
  • Compatible with MotoMods
  • Water-Resistant
  • microSD Memory Card Slot
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
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This device is carrier-unlocked and should work fully with the carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility.

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Moto Moto Z Play overview

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Stay connected on the go with the Lunar Gray Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB Smartphone from Motorola. This device is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and 3GB of dedicated RAM. It comes equipped with 32GB of storage and includes a microSD slot that supports microSDXC cards with up to 2TB of memory for additional storage capacity. The reversible USB Type-C port allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes and also serves as a charging port.

The Moto Z Play houses a 5.5" AMOLED touchscreen display, which features Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution. For your photo and video needs, the Moto Z Play features two cameras: a rear-facing f/2.0 16MP camera with 1.3μ pixels, autofocus, dual LED flash, auto HDR, and 4K video capture, and a front-facing f/2.2 5MP camera with a wide-angle 85° lens and its own LED flash.

The Moto Z Play is also well-equipped for wireless communication. It features Bluetooth 4.0 + LE technology for pairing with other Bluetooth devices, and 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. GPS is also on-board for using compatible location services and applications.

GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the specifications.
North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
The XT1635-02 is a US variant of the Moto Z Play. The XT1635-02's LTE radio is tuned to frequencies that are most often used in the United States and North America. It can also be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier please check to make sure the frequencies your carrier uses are supported by this phone. The full list of compatible carrier frequencies can be found heresczfcdfydbswyzfeearuzc, the frequencies this phone supports can be found in the product specs.
Moto Mods
The Moto Z Play is compatible with Moto Mods, which let you transform your device in a snap. Thanks to the powerful magnets and sixteen-pin connector in the Moto Z Play's back, you can instantly attach a Moto Mod and add a larger battery, stereo speakers, a projector, a powerful camera, and more. Or, swap between various Style Shells to customize the look of your smartphone.
All-Day Battery
The Moto Z Play is designed to last up to 50 hours (based on typical mixed usage). With a 3510mAh battery, you can go about your day and not worry about battery life. Go to school or work, visit with friends, and then head out for the evening - you'll still have enough juice to get home.
The included TurboPower charger can replenish your device's battery quickly - up to nine hours of power in 15 minutes of charging.
Fingerprint Reader
The integrated fingerprint reader lets you unlock your device with a touch, and can be used with app and Android Pay.
Water Repellant
Advanced nano-coating technology creates a water repellent barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water, such as accidental spills, splashes, or light rain.
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. Using the card-based Google Now, Android quickly surfaces information for you whenever you need it, powered by the same Knowledge Engine that runs Google's web search. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your homescreen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to more than one million apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 6.0 Marshmallow overhauls permissions, allowing you to have finer control over what your applications have access to. It also marks the debut of Now on Tap, a context-sensitive update to Google Now that checks your current screen for keywords and then searches for them automatically. Other performance and security enhancements are included as well.

Moto Moto Z Play specs

Operating System Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Memory 3 GB
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
CPU 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex A53 Octa-Core
GPU 650 MHz Adreno 506
Storage 32 GB
Size 5.5"
Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Colors 16.0 Million
Pixel Density 403 ppi
Display Technology OLED
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 1x USB 1.0 - Type C
1x Docking
Audio 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone
1x Integrated Speaker
Flash Media Slot 1 x microSDXC
SIM Card Size Card 1: Nano 
GSM 2G GSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5G UMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTE LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 19, 20, 28, 38, 40 Bands
Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0 + LE 
Front Camera
Resolution 5.0 MP
Aperture f/2.2
Front Camera Flash
Front Camera Flash Yes
Rear Camera
Resolution 16.0 MP / Video: 3840 x 2160p 30 fps
Aperture f/2.0
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Rear Camera Flash Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water Resistance Resistant
Keyboard Virtual
Battery Internal Lithium-Ion (3510.0 mAh)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.0 x 6.2 x 0.3" / 76.4 x 156.4 x 7.0 mm
Weight 5.82 oz / 165 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 3.7 x 3.2"

Moto Moto Z Play reviews

Moto Z Play XT1635-02 32GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Lunar Gray) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 48.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Battery life above all else Very happy with this phone, agree with the other comments. Note: Motorola just released on their website the Moto Folio case, can't wait for B&H to offer it. My observations - took about a day to go through all the updates and security updates, comes with Android 6.X in the box but can be updated to 7.1 right away -Didn't realize that it came with the�Charcoal Ash Wood back plate or I wouldn't have ordered the black Herringbone Nylon. (Live in Canada and when Staples offered the Z play unlocked it didn't have a back plate included) - No FM radio, which is a shame as I don't have a lot of Data and when I go for a run it is nice to have something to listen to.
Date published: 2018-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Phone! I had an S7 Edge before this phone and was tired of the Samsung interface. I was also not looking to pay $700 for a phone when the midrange phones have come so far. Most people seem to opt for the OnePlus 3, but I really like Moto phones. This phone is no exception. The speed is great. I never notice that the phone does not have an 820 processor. As most people have noted, the real differentiator is the battery life. I spend all day on my phone, and I no longer need to find a charger during the day. One key for battery life is too leave the brightness at half. The mods are the cherry on top, and work really well. Buy this phone; it will impress you (and save you some money).
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing battery life The best battery life I've ever had with an android. It easily lasts two or even three days. The phone is well built and have good performance. The only downside is the camera, which is not so good (I was using Nexus 6p)
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MotoMods is great; Works fine with T-Mobile Pre-paid I'm not into social media--more the anti-social type, so I don't text or call much. I develop phone apps, and I bought this phone because it has the full complement of sensors at a great price, and the Moto Mod port gives me the option of developing hardware for the phone as well. I do wish Motorola had recessed the power button on the side, as it's too easy to push the button while holding the phone in your hands. I have a case on order that will hopefully solve that issue. Other than that, it works great, and is plenty snappy with it's 8-core processor and Motorola's basic Android configuration with no add-on vendor bloatware.
Date published: 2017-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from XT1635-02 For those wondering, I ordered this from B&H and received the XT1635-02 model which supports band 12 and 17.
Date published: 2016-11-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Battery Life = Freedom The standout on this phone is the battery life. I am a heavy user and typically listen to music for 5hrs a day plus frequent use. The phone lasts a full two days without charge for me and I no longer have to worry about running out of juice moments before a meeting. That aspect is just incredible. I could take or leave the modularity though I'll probably snag the extended battery for business trips. The magnetic covers don't hold as tightly as I would like and are easy to knock off. There's a little jiggle at the top of the cover because while there's a magnet and alignment divot on the bottom there's no magnet on the top and its not a super tight fit around the camera. Without the back it's downright slippery and I've almost dropped it a couple of times already. Overall I love it, but I'm pretty sure I'll smash it on the pavement eventually because of the size, glass back, and not quite tight enough nylon grip back I added.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful display So far, so good. I am very pleased with this phone and don't have any complaint. I like much it better than the iphone 7 I once owned. The Android 7.1.1 lends itself to optimization to where with various data management techniques and apps, this phone has been customized to be lightning fast executing commands, loading web pages etc.. What I don't like is the apparent "marriage" of Google to this phone with Moto's blessing to where it sits atop many apps functions and makes me wonder If I'm the owner of the phone or is Google? I may have to root this phone to really become the owner of it.
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good phone for this price. Replaced Moto X which is still working well. Mostly because wanted larger screen. Pros: Large screen. Fast, especially when taking pictures. Good battery life (but X has it as well). Cons: Loosing Wi-Fi connection. December update made it more stable but issue is still there. All other phones in a house have solid Wi-Fi connection. Magnetic cover which came with the phone always will stick out at the top where camera is. making 3mm gap between cover and the back of the phone. Nothing like a beautiful shape of my old Moto X. Probably will have to buy something else for protection. For the price (when on sale) it is a solid phone, hopefully it will be as reliable as my previous phones from Motorola.
Date published: 2018-02-14
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