28 April 2018
Launched in the first week of June, the Moto Z2 Play was made available exclusively through Verizon later that month. So, for nearly two months, the device was only available from Verizon for $408. But, here comes a delight for the US customers as the unlocked model is now up for pre-orders directly from Motorola for $499, which means it’s $91 more expensive than the Verizon variant.
The best thing is the unlocked model lacks bloatware and is compatible with all four major US carriers – AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and yes Verizon too. There’s a minute change in the hardware too, the Moto Z2 Play unlocked model holds an extra gigabit of RAM, bringing it to 4GB along with double the storage as well, which is 64GB.
The Moto Z2 Play is also compatible with the recently announced Moto 360 camera mod. The price of the unlocked model of the Moto Z2 Play may be a little expensive for a few people. But, the Verizon exclusive model as a perfect option that rather fits into the mid-range.
Taking a quick recap of the specs of the Unlocked Moto Z2 Play –
- 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display
- Snapdragon 626 processor clocked at 2.2GHz
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage, microSD support
- Adreno 506 GPU
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
- 12MP autofocus rear camera
- 5MP front-facing camera
- 156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm
- 3,000mAH battery
Moto Z2 Play unlocked model is available officially from Motorola for pre-orders. Motorola can deliver it to you on 18 August, if you pre-order an unlocked Moto Z2 Play now. Motorola also provides a free JBL SoundBoost Moto Mod if you purchase the handset before August 19th.