Moto X4 vs Moto Z2 Play Comparison of Specs, Features and Price

Updated on 2017-11-26 by Geetansh Arora

Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Play Comparison

Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Play are two best-looking phones from Motorola launched this year. Moto Z2 Play has a large 5.5 inch AMOLED display which looks beautiful. The build of the device is very premium because of the metal unibody design. The Z2 Play also has support for Moto Mods using which you can turn your phone into a projector, attach a big speaker or a battery etc.

Moto X4 looks stunning because of the all shiny glass back which is reflective. Both black and blue colors look great. Moto X4 has a dual camera on the back so you can take portrait mode pictures. Moto X4 comes in 2 variants 3GB-32GB and 4GB-64GB. We suggest our users to buy the 4GB-64GB variant as it offers more value for money.

Let's take a look at the comparison of features, specs of Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Play. 

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Features Comparison

Motorola Moto X4 Features

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM
  • 5.2" Full HD Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 8MP Dual setup
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 12900

Motorola Z2 Play Features

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM
  • 5.5" Full HD Display 1080p
  • Rear Camera: 12MP
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Best Price Rs. 27999

Pros Comparison

Motorola Moto X4 Pros

  • Premium design and looks in a mid range phone
  • Perfect rear and front camera setup, with great inbuilt software features.
  • Powerful Snapdragon 630 chipset capable of delivering smooth experience.
  • Stock Android Experience. No Bloatware.
  • IP68 certified making it resistant to dust and water.

Motorola Z2 Play Pros

  • Z2 Play looks beautiful. It is slim, sharp and impressive
  • The display is Super AMOLED which looks great and is power efficient as well
  • Camera performance is good in day light and low light
  • Fast charging charges the battery to 50% in just 20 minutes
  • Moto Mods can be used to turn your phone into a gaming console or a projector or a camera.

Cons Comparison

Motorola Moto X4 Cons

  • Camera is slow and takes time to process images.
  • Lacks Bezel less display but still the looks are amazing.

Motorola Z2 Play Cons

  • Snapdragon 626 is not a powerful chipset
  • Price is on the higher side

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Specifications Comparison

Motorola Moto X4 Motorola Z2 Play
Operating System Android 7.1 Android 7.1
Chipset Snapdragon 630 Snapdragon 626
Memory(RAM) 4GB 4GB
Intenal Storage 64GB 64GB
Expandable Storage Upto 2TB MicroSD Upto 128GB MicroSD
Primary Camera 12MP + 8MP Dual setup 12MP
Front Camera 16MP 5MP
Battery Capacity 3000mAh 3000mAh
Dual Sim Yes Yes
Screen Type IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Hybrid Sim Slot Yes No
Screen Size 5.2 5.5
Screen Resolution Full HD 1080p Full HD 1080p
NFC Yes Yes
USB Type C Yes Yes
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes Yes
4G VOLTE Yes Yes
Weight 163gm 145gm
Thickness 8mm 5.99mm

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So this was our comparison of Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Play. We hope it was helpful for our users. Both phones are very similar if look at internal. From outside they are very different. If you need a handy great looking device with dual camera then go for Moto X4 and if you need a large beautiful AMOLED display with an option to use Moto Mods then go for Moto Z2 Play.

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