Motorola's newest moto mod capable phone, the Moto Z3 Play offers a mid-priced option for those who like its modular approach.
- moto mod capable
- Snapdragon 636 based
- MicroSD expansion
- No headphone jack
- Mod compatibility limits the design
When does the Moto Z3 Play come out? Available from 4 October 2018.
What’s new about the Moto Z3 Play Snapdragon 636, dual cameras, moto mod compatibility
How much does the Moto Z3 Play cost? $799 outright
Motorola updated moto mod capable phone combines the modular approach the company has championed with a thin design and just a little more processing power.
It's been a while since we saw a moto mod capable phone down under, with the successor to the Moto Z2 Play, the Moto Z2 Force never officially available here. Motorola has swiftly made its 2018 mod-ready phone, the Motorola Moto Z3 Play available in Australia for outright sale.
- Thin and light
- Moto mod compatibility adds large camera bump
- Lacks headphone jack
- Dual lens camera
- Cinemagraph mode for video effects
- Snapdragon 636, not 845
- Expandable memory
- Mods give a lot of flexibility – at a price
- 3,000mAh battery
- Wireless charging available – via a moto mod
- A decent upgrade if you already own moto mods
Pricing and availability
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Motorola's modular handset
The Motorola Moto Z3 combines power with the flexibility of Motorola's unique moto mods.
- The Motorola Moto Z3 Play sells in Australia outright for $799.
|Display size (inches)||6|
|Display resolution (pixels)||2160 x 1080|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||402|
|Battery size (mAh)||3,000|
|Rear camera (1) resolution||12|
|Rear camera (1) aperture||f/1.7|
|Rear camera (2) resolution||5|
|Rear camera (2) aperture|
|Rear camera (3) resolution|
|Rear camera (3) aperture|
|Front camera (1) resolution||8|
|Front camera (1) aperture||f/2.0|
|Front camera (2) resolution|
|Front camera (2) aperture|
|Network category speed||Category 11|
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