Motorola Moto X 2nd vs Moto X Play

by Dan

Motorola has been making some quite good sales in the last few years, thanks to Smartphone series such as the Motorola Moto X, Motorola Moto G and the Motorola Moto E, which specifically focuses on different price categories.

And nowadays, Motorola is trying to even diversify their Smartphone lineup to give a tough competition against Smartphones from manufacturers such as Xiaomi and OnePlus.

One such recently announced Android Smartphone from Motorola, is the Moto X Play that is priced below Rs. 20,000 in India and is closely priced with the 2nd gen Motorola Moto X. Therefore if you are planning on sell cell phone and pick any one of these devices that are priced below RS. 20,000, then today we are here with a quick comparison between these two Android devices to give you a better perspective on which Moto device should you go with.

Moto X 2nd

Hardware

The Motorola Moto X 2nd generation is powered by a 2.5 GHz quad core Snapdragon 801 processor and has the Adreno 330 GPU, whereas the Moto X Play has a Snapdragon 615 octa core processor in it with Adreno 405 GPU. Both the Moto X 2nd gen and the Moto X Play has 2 GB of RAM and comes in either 16 or 32 GB of internal storage space. However, the Motorola Moto X 2nd gen lacks a MicroSD card slot for external storage expansion whereas the Moto X Play has an external SD card slot that can take SD cards up to 128 GB.

Even though you won’t be viewing any performance issues in day to day tasks, if you are in need of a Smartphone that can handle heavy multi tasking and hardcore games, then you should probably opt for the Motorola Moto X 2nd generation, as it basically has more CPU power than the Moto X Play.

The Moto X gen 2 features a 13 MP primary camera with Dual LED flash and a 2 MP secondary shooter. And the Moto X Play has a 21 MP primary camera that too with Dual LED flash along with a 5 MP front camera for the selfie lovers.

The Motorola Moto X 2nd gen is powered by a 2,300 mAh battery which is non removable and can last up through a day of low to moderate use. On the other hand, the Motorola Moto X Play features a massive 3,630 mAh battery that can easily take you through a day or even more on battery backup.

Moto X Play

Pricing

As far as the pricing is concerned, the Motorola Moto X 2nd generation, which is about an year old, starts at RS. 19,999 for the 16 GB variant. And for the recently announced Motorola Moto X Play, the pricing starts at RS. 18,499 for the 16 GB variant.

However, if you were to opt for the 32 GB variants, then the Motorola Moto X 2nd generation will cost you RS. 22,999 whereas the Motorola Moto X Play will be costing you at Rs. 18,999.

Final Words

If you are looking for the best deal below RS. 20,000 on a Motorola Android device, then you should be going with the Motorola Moto X Play as even the 32 GB variant comes below the 20K INR mark.

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