Motorola Moto G4 play full specifications and price

Lenovo owned Moto launched its lowest priced phone in G series- Moto G4 (4th Gen) Play this year in India. The phone is priced at ₹8999 which reads about 136 USD (NGN 43,000 in Nigeria and KES 13,799 on Kenya),  it is targeted towards the budget segment of buyers who might be upgrading from their first smartphone or buying the first one.

Under the hood, it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with a 2GB of RAM, the 2GB RAM version will get 16GB on board storage while the 1GB RAM gets 8GB ROM. Moto G4 play has a 5-inch display with 720p resolution.

The phone has a 8 MP camera on the rear and 5 MP camera on the front. Both the cameras have an aperture of f/2.2.

The phone has an internal storage of 16 GB and it can be expanded by the SD card. Moto G4 play sports a 2,800 mAh battery with Turbo charging version 3.0.

Motorola moto g4 play 4th gen price in Nigeria and Kenya


The phone will be running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. A promise of the faster update to Android 7.0 Nougat would lure a lot of consumers in to buying the phone.

Company’s Moto G4 Plus has been quite a successful model. According, to a report from IDC it was the most sold phone in the $150-200 category.

The biggest competition it is facing would be in terms of Xiaomi’s Redmi 3s Prime which sold 90,000 units in the first sale. Although Moto G4 play would have the advantage of availability. The other competitor would be Lenovo’s own K6 Power. Moto G4 play is available for purchase exclusively on Amazon India.

Moto G4 Play Key Specifications

  • 5.0 inches HD IPS display with pixel resolution of 720 by 1280.
  • Available in black and white colors
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
  • Adreno 306 GPU.
  •  1GB/2GB RAM variants.
  • 16GB and 8GB internal storage variants. Internal memory expandable with microSD card.
  • 8MP Rear Camera with single LED Flash.
  • 5MP Selfie Camera
  •  Micro-SIM slot.
  • 4G LTE network connectivity.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 & GPS.
  • 2,800mAh non-removable battery.
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS.

Detailed Specs of the Moto G Play

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

CDMA 800 / 1900 – XT1607, XT1609

3G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – XT1607
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 25(1900), 26(850), 41(2500) – XT1607
Status Available: September 2016
Dimensions -144.4 x 72 x 9.9 mm

Weight: 137 g

Keyboard Touchscreen
Color Whte and Black
Cover Plastic
Type LCD IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Size 5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 294 pixels per inch (PPI)
Memory And OS
Card slot Up to 256GB. Dedicated slot
Internal 8GB/16GB
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processors CPU: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53

Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410

GPU: Adreno 306

RAM 1GB and 2GB versions
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.1, LE
NFC YES (optional)
USB v2.0
Primary 8 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 5MP f/2.2
Capacity 2,800 mAhmovable Li-Ion battery
Talk time
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, compass sensor.
saging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– FM radio
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text input
– Preloaded apps – Gmail, Gtalk, Google Now, Youtube- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Price level Rs 8,999.   NGN 43,000.    KES 13,799.   USD 135


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