moto z³ play

goodbye smartphone, hello smartphone +

goodbye smartphone, hello smartphone +


beyond the everyday

With moto z3 play, go all weekend with up to 35 hours of combined battery life just by snapping on a moto mod™. Plus, get a virtually borderless display, dual depth-sensing cameras, and more.

battery power through the weekend

Experience life uninterrupted. Get up to 35 combined hours of battery when you snap on the optional moto power pack.† Or detach the moto mod™ and travel light when you want.
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go further

Customize your moto z3 play with new experiences that reflect the things you love. Enjoy immersive gaming with a handheld console, watch movies on a 70” projector screen, and more. Whatever you’re into, there’s a moto mod™ for you.
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a virtually borderless display

Binge-watch a show or scroll through your newsfeed on an edge-to-edge 6” Full HD OLED display. Text and images pop with deep blacks and vivid colors. And with a Max Vision 18:9 aspect ratio, you see more and scroll less.

super-slim design

At just 6.75mm, moto z3 play is one of the thinnest smartphones around. With an aluminum body, 2.5D shaped Corning Gorilla Glass display, and smooth rounded corners, it looks as great as it feels in your hand.

make a splash

Never let spills, splashes, or a little rain get in your way. A water-repellent coating helps protect your phone inside and out.

dual rear smart cameras

Capture brilliant photos in any condition with a 12 MP low light sensor and 5 MP depth sensor. Use advanced imaging software to adjust layers and colors, and even animate moments with cinemagraphs. Plus, discover your world with integrated Google Lens tools, like text translation and object recognition.††
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one touch does it all it

Now you can easily navigate your phone using intuitive gestures. Swipe left to go back, right to access recent apps, tap to go home, and more. Replace the Android buttons with one simple bar to declutter the screen and get a much better view.

do less, experience more

Use moto actions to quickly navigate your phone and easily access your favourite features. And when you need to check in, nudge your phone to preview and respond to notifications on moto display.§

on your side

Unlock in less than a second with just a touch on the fingerprint sensor, now located on the side for more comfortable access. Authenticate apps‡‡ and make payments in an instant with your unique fingerprint.‡‡‡

here’s looking at you

Unlock your phone simply by letting the front-facing camera see your face. Thanks to facial recognition software, you don’t need to enter your password.

more of what you love


Fuel up fast
Get half a day’s power in half an hour of charging with turbopower™.*


Get some space
With up to 64 GB of storage, you have plenty of space for music, videos, and photos.§§


High speed
The Qualcomm® Snapdragon 636 processor with 4 GB of memory keeps up with everything you want to do.


Battery for the weekend

Get up to 35 combined hours of battery life when you snap on the moto power pack.

Endless possibilities

moto mods let you customize your phone with features that reflect your passions and interests. See them all.

6” edge-to-edge display

Enjoy your favorite content in living color on a Max Vision Full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Dual depth-sensing rear cameras

Capture and edit brilliant photos and self portraits in any light. The smart cameras even recognize objects and text.††

Slim, sophisticated design

With smooth, rounded edges and 2.5D CorningⓇ GorillaⓇ Glass, it’s a sight to behold.

Blazing-fast charging

Get hours of power in minutes with the included turbopower™ charger.*

Operating system

Android™ 8.1, Oreo™


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 636 processor with a 1.8 GHz octa-core CPU and 850 MHz Adreno 509 GPU

Memory (RAM)

4 GB§§§

Internal storage

32 GB / 64 GB§§

Expandable storage

Up to 2 TB microSD***


Fingerprint reader, face unlock


Fingerprint reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity, magnetometer (compass), ultrasonic


Android Enterprise Recommended
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Battery size

3000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

All-day battery*


Half a day's power in half an hour*

Charger type

15W TurboPower™ charger included, USB-C connector. Wireless charging available with Moto Mod****

Display size


Screen to body ratio


Display technology



Full HD+, 2160 x 1080p

Aspect ratio

18:9 Max Vision

Display design

Corning™ Gorilla™ Glass 3

Display features

Moto Display,§ night mode


76.5 x 156.5 x 6.75 mm


156 g


2.5D glass front and back, 6000 series polished aluminum frame

Water protection

Splash-resistant p2i



Deep Indigo
Rear camera hardware

12 MP, f1.7, 1.4um + 5 MP depth, Dual Autofocus Pixel (pDAF), Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash, Zero Shutter Lag (ZSL)

Rear camera software

Cinemagraphs, portrait mode, spot color, cutout mode, face filters, panorama, manual mode, YouTube Live mode, text / landmark / object recognition (powered by Google Lens),†† text scanner,†††† active photos, barcode & QR code scanner, business card reader

Rear camera video capture

Up to 4K Ultra HD (30 fps), Timelapse video, Slow motion video, Video face filters

Front camera hardware

8 MP, f2.0, 1.12um, wide-angle 84° lens, screen flash

Front camera software

Cinemagraph, portrait mode, group selfie mode, YouTube Live mode, face beauty, manual mode, face filters, active photos

Front camera video capture

Up to 1080p (30 fps), Timelapse video, Slow motion video, Video face filters


Front port loud speaker

Audio playback

AAC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, AAC ELD (Enhanced Low Delay), MAR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM/WAVE

Audio format

AOSP Codecs: AAC, AAC+, AAC ELD (Enhanced Low Delay), MAR-NB, AMR-WB, PCM/WAVE

Video playback

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP8

Video format

H.263, H.264, VP8 -- H.265 (HVC encode), 4K


4 far-field mic system

Headphone jack

USB-C to 3.5mm converter included

Voice control

Moto Voice (beta),** Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa available with Moto Mod

Quick gestures

Moto Actions: three finger screenshot, screenshot editor, one button navigation, chop twice for flashlight, twist for quick capture, swipe to shrink screen, pick up to stop ringing, flip for do not disturb

Smarter screen

Moto Display:* night display, attentive display

moto mods -lisäosat

Compatible with all Moto Mods****

Networks + bands


B1 (2100) B3 (1800) B4 (1700/2100) B5 (850) B7 (2600) B8 (900) B12 (lower700 abc) B17 (lower700 bc) B18 (Japan low850) B19 (Japan hi850) B20 (800 DD) B26 (850+) B28 (700 APT) B38 (TD2600) B40 (TD2300) B41 (TD2500-China) B41 (TD2500-India) B41 (TD2500-Japan)


UMTS:††† B1 (2100) B2 (1900) B4 (1700/2100) B5 (850) B8 (900) B19 (Japan hi850)


GSM:††† B2 (1900) B3 (1800) B5 (850) B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual Nano Sim


802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz

Bluetooth® technology


Location services





moto z³ play


TurboPower™ charger, USB-C cable, headset adapter, guides

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