Soon after Lenovo acquired Motorola, there were rumors that the company may do away with the Moto X-line of smartphones. And despite Motorola moving from Moto X naming to Moto Z for its flagship devices, the existence of Moto X Play (2016) was recently spotted on benchmarking site Geekbench. The listing also reveals some details about its specifications and features. Also Read - Moto G Stylus 5G launched with Snapdragon 480 SoC: Check price, specifications
Spotted by SlashGear, the alleged Moto X Play (2016) carries a model number Motorola XT1662. Based on the model number, it seems to be the successor to last year’s Moto X Play, which carries a model number XT156X. It remains to be seen if we will also see a Moto X Style (2016) or the company may just go with one Moto X smartphone. Also Read - Best camera phones under Rs 10,000 in June: Moto G10 Power, Redmi 9 Prime and more
The listing reveals that the smartphone features a 4.6-inch full HD (1080p) display. Under the hood is MediaTek’s MT6755 (Helio P10) octa-core processor clocked at 2.1GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM and Mali-T860 GPU. Also Read - Poco M3 Pro 5G vs Moto G40 Fusion: Spec-by-spec comparison, which is better?
With 32GB onboard storage, there is no word on whether or not it is further expandable via microSD card. In the photography department, the smartphone features a 16-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and a front-facing 8-megapixel selfie camera. Both cameras also support 1080p video recording.
Connectivity features such as Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi also seem to be present. It was spotted running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. While there is no word on pricing and release date, we may come across more leaks in the coming weeks, as the launch draws closer.