Moto Z3 Play Specifications Leaked on FCC, Might Ditch 3.5mm Jack

Now the device has received it's certification in the United States and the FCC listing reveals key details about the upcoming device which comes with model number XT-1929. The Moto Z3 Play has the model number as XT1929 like all other Motorola smartphones with XT model numbers.

The Moto Z3 Play will be powered by a Qualcomm manufactured chipset under the hood as its pretty clear that the device will come into the market running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor (SDM636). The Moto Z2 Play was just a minor upgrade to the Moto Z Play, but the Moto Z3 Play is going to be a major update over its predecessor. In the photo, the phone is shown to have new industry display standard 18:9 aspect ratio, but it is missing the physical home button-cum fingerprint sensor seen in the previous edition. This week, reports on the Moto Z3 Play has been making the rounds, suggesting the phone along with the Moto Z3 could launch soon as well. They will either have a combination of 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM or 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. Motorola had earlier confirmed that the first two generations of Moto Z smartphones would support the Moto Mods releasing with the first generation of Moto Z lineup of smartphones. There will be a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

Talking camera's, the smartphone will reportedly feature a dual-camera setup at the rear consisting of a 12MP primary sensor backed up by an 8MP lens. The phone will be available in the United States initially on Verizon network and will be launched in Asian, North American, Brazilian, and Latin American markets as well.

The listing on the FCC also shows that the smartphone will be priced at $450 and $500 which is similar to the price of the Moto Z2 Play. But in India, it's expected to go above Rs 25,000 mark, thanks to the Moto Mods. The case renders line up with past reports regarding the design of the phone.

  • Latoya Cobb