Motorola has now discounted most if its product catalog on its online store, including the Moto Z2 Play, Moto G5 Plus, Moto X4, Moto E4 Plus, and the original Moto Z. The highlight deal is the Moto Z2 Play for $350, a $150 discount.
We've had some time to spend with the Moto Z2 Play, and one of the biggest questions with just about any device is how well does the battery stand up. Well, we're back to share our findings with the Z2 Play in the first 24 hours of using the device.
Without the incredible battery life of its predecessor, the Moto Z2 Play doesn't have much reason to exist. It's a snappy phone with a good display, but the mod-enabled design is a snore. There are a few strange bugs that need to be addressed, too.
Android Authority has published its review of the Moto Z2 Play and gave the device a score of 8.4 out of 10. The pros of the device include battery life, design, and software. The cons include camera performance and the display.
Android Authority went hands-on with the Moto Z2 Play. They note that it's a mid-ranger, but it'd be hard to tell by the way it looks. The shrunken battery size compared to the original is a chief concern, but otherwise it should be a contender.
The Moto Z2 Play is now available for pre-order in India, with prices starting at INR 27,999 ($435 USD). Flipkart is the official online sales partner and the pre-order period will end on June 14th. Those who pre-order the phone will receive a 50% discount on select Moto Mods.
You can pre-order the Moto Z2 Play in India starting on June 8th. You'll have to pay Rs. 2,000 immediately and then the rest of the balance over 10 months. Lenovo has also announced it will be giving out a free Moto Armor pack with every pre-order.
The Verge thinks the Moto Z2 Play's smaller battery is a good thing, as it makes the phone thinner and lighter. One of the only foul points they had were regarding its lack of availability (Verizon-only for now) and a so-so camera.
Rumors last week suggested that the Moto Z2 Play would feature a smaller battery than the original Moto Z Play. A representative from Lenovo has confirmed this is the case, as the Moto Z2 Play will launch with a 3,000mAh battery, which is down from the 3,150mAh battery included in the original...