Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Specifications and Price

Lenovo-owned company has announced a new G Play called It was announced alongside the new G Power and G Stylus. It also comes with a 5000mAh battery and a 6.5-inch display.

The new Moto G Play (2021) is built around a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with 720p resolution, runs 10, running on a Snapdragon 460 chipset with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage (plus a microSD slot).

This one also gets a 5,000 mAh battery promising 3 days of use between charges (it charges over USB-C at 10W). All three G-series phones have 3.5 mm jacks and they all lack NFC.

The camera department features a 13MP main camera (1080p/60fps video), a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP selfie camera. The selfie cam is in a notch instead of a punch hole as the other three, underlining that this is the budget option.

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Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Specifications

Since this is a quiet lengthy article, we have added a table of contents for easier navigation.

Network Properties

2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

  • CDMA 800 / 1900
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands:
    • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 38, 41, 66, 71
    • 2, 4, 5, 12, 14, 30, 66
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE

Launch

  • Announced: 2021, January 08
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, January 14

Design

  • Dimensions: 166.6 x 76 x 9.4 mm (6.56 x 2.99 x 0.37 in)
  • Weight: 204 g (7.20 oz)
  • Build: Plastic frame, plastic back
  • Colors: Misty Blue
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Water-repellent coating

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD
  • Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 10

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460 (11 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 240 & 4×1.6 GHz Kryo 240)
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • eMMC 5.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual
  • 13 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video[email protected]/60fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1.12µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video[email protected]

Multimedia

  • Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, LTEEP, SUPL
  • NFC: No
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 10W

Motorola Moto G Play (2021) Price and Availability

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The Moto G Play (2021) is the most affordable of the three, goes for $170 (Amazon) – shipping will start on January 13.

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