Motorola Moto E5 Play was one of the smartphones released by Motorola during the week. The device is the downgraded version of the Moto E5 smartphone, more like the "Lite" version.
The device is perfect for those on a budget and has low-level specs for light users. It's also clear the E5 Play doesn't have reduction in bezels like its siblings. Nonetheless, lets see if the Moto E5 Play offers great value for money.
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Looking at the device you would immediately know it's from Motorola, due to their unique smartphone design. It has a removable plastic back, to change SIM or the battery. There's a fingerprint scanner as well, which is not that rampant among budget phones.
While the circle foundation at the top houses the rear camera and LED flash in a vertical position. The device is quite bulky to the sides, measuring 9mm in thickness but weighs just 150g overall. You can get the Moto E5 Play in Black, Dark lake and Flash gray colors only.
Unlike its other siblings the Motorola Moto E5 Play comes with lots of bezels which is definitely not attractive. However, it's a budget smartphone, so it isn't surprising. The Motorola logo sits at the bottom bezel while the top houses the selfie camera, LED flash and speaker grille.
Equipped with a standard 5.2-inch HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 282 pixel per inch density for clear enough visuals. Disappointingly, the screen stretches up to 66.7% screen-to-body ratio, which is not good enough compared to its siblings.
Hardware and Software
In terms of performance, it houses the same Snapdragon 425 chip from Qualcomm in the E5 family. Paired with Quad-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor here reaches an impressive speed of 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology. As the Adreno 308 graphics processor from Qualcomm handles graphics as well.
Boasting of a standard RAM and storage space for light users. There's 2GB RAM space for multitasking through apps and files. Accommodating apps and files, is a 16GB storage space, you can easily upgrade up to 256GB with a memory card. The Motorola Moto E5 Play runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.
The 8MP rear camera here has f/2.0 aperture and 1.12 µm pixel size for all your photography needs. Features that comes with the camera includes, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and others. Record slow-mo videos of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. While the 5MP selfie camera has a LED flash as well.
Powering the Motorola Moto E5 Play is a 2800mAh removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn't take up to 1.8 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.
Motorola Moto E5 Play Full Technical Specifications
|Model||Motorola Moto E5 Play|
|Status||Available on Shopping stores|
Nano + Nano
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Dimensions||151 x 74 x 9 mm|
|Colours||Black, Dark lake, Flash gray|
|Display Type||HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Features||Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant|
White balance settings
|5MP with LED|
|Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 308|
|Yes, up to 256GB|
|Controls||Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key|
|USB Type||Yes, microUSB|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Ion Battery|
|Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
- MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
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