Motorola has expanded its Moto X range in India over the past few days. Earlier moto x play was released, then within a month moto x style To. Remember that the price of 16 GB variant of Moto X Play was launched for Rs 18,499.
Even though both the handsets are part of the Moto X family, there is a huge difference between the two in terms of specifications and pricing. Let us know the difference between Moto X Style and Moto X Play.
There is a significant difference in the display size of both the devices. The Moto X Style sports a 5.7-inch TFT LCD screen, while the Moto X Play sports a 5.5-inch one. There is also a difference in their screen resolution. Moto X Style comes with Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution and 520 ppi pixel density while Moto X Play with full-HD (1080×1920 pixels). Protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is present on both.
(Read: Moto X Play review)
The Moto X Style is powered by 1.8GHz hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 (MSM8992) processor and Adreno 418 GPU. Notably, several high-end smartphones have been launched with the 808 chipset, including the LG G4 and the LG V10.
On the other hand, Moto X Play is powered by 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and Adreno 405 GPU. The Snapdragon 615 chipset is commonly used in budget or mid-range smartphones, such as the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual, HTC Desire 826, Oppo R7 and R7 Plus. In this case the Moto X Play looks a bit weak.
The Moto X Style packs 3GB of RAM, compared to the Moto X Play’s 2GB. The presence of more RAM will benefit the Moto X Style user in multitasking.
Despite both the Moto X Play and X Style having 21-megapixel rear cameras, the difference lies in the ability to record videos in 4K resolution. Moto X Style is equipped with this feature while full-HD (1080p) recording is possible with Moto X Play. Keeping in mind the camera enthusiasts, Motorola has also provided a front camera flash in the Moto X Style, so that better pictures can be taken in low light. Note that there is no front flash in the Moto X Play. Both handsets have 21 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front camera.
(Read: Moto X Play vs OnePlus 2: Which phone is better?)
The battery department is also a major difference between the two devices. The Moto X Style sports a QHD display, but packs a 3000mAh battery. On the other hand, equipped with full-HD display moto x play I have a bigger 3630 mAh battery. During the review, the Moto X Play’s battery life was decent, if not great.
There is no doubt that the 3630mAh battery is one of the key features of the Moto X Play. However, we will have to wait for the Moto X Style review before we can comment on its battery performance.
Motorola has given water repellant coating on most of its devices to protect them from damages caused by splashes of water. But it is not waterproof at all. This feature was first seen in the Moto G launched by the company in 2013. Since then, most of the Motorola devices came with this feature.
Although, Moto G (Third Gen) There is an exception in this case as it is a waterproof handset (IPX7 certification). Moto X Style comes with IP52 certification (dust resistant). And the Moto X Play comes with a water-repellent coating.