After last year's incredibly thin, well-received Play, Lenovo-owned on Thursday announced the Moto Z2 Play.
Overall, the device looks similar to the original Z Play. But that was to expected, thanks to the way Moto Mods interface with the back of the phone.
Looks aside, what's the device has changed quite a bit.
- Processor: Snapdragon 625
- : Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Moto Experience
- Display: 5.5-inch (1920x1080)
- : 156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm
- : 32 GB or 64GB with microSD support up to 2TB
- Memory: 3GB or 4GB (country dependent)
- Rear camera: 12-megapixel dual autofocus .
- Front camera: 5-megapixel wide view lens
- Battery: 3,000 milliamp-hour with TurboCharge
- : Bluetooth 4.2, 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, NFC
- Ports: 3.5mm , MotoMods , USB-C charging
Other notable differences between the original Z Play and the Z2 Play include a slightly thinner footprint (5.99 mm compared to 6.99 mm), and the company's new elongated fingerprint sensor. As is the case with the , the fingerprint sensor on the Z2 Play will enable gesture navigation.
The Z2 Play will launch as a in early July. Pricing and exact launch expected closer to launch.
An unlocked version of the Moto Z2 Play will be available later this directly from Motorola.com, priced at $499.
In addition to the new smartphone, Motorola also revealed four new Moto Mods. The mods to the back of the Moto Z lineup of , adding extra functionality such as a projector or a .
The new Moto Mods include the SoundBoost 2 ($79), a TurboPower Pack ($79), Moto Shells with wireless charging ($39), and a Moto ($79).
Each of the new Moto Mods, except the Moto GamePad, will be available in July. The GamePad is expected to launch later this summer.