In a somewhat interesting twist, Motorola has announced a new version of the Moto X designed to slot in between the Moto X’s traditional flagship position and the Moto G’s mid-range position. As a result, this is probably the closest thing to a competitor to the OnePlus Two and similar phones in the 300-400 USD price range. To figure out what you gain or lose in the move from the high-end Moto X Style to the Moto X Play, I’ve placed the specs below to provide some perspective. Moto X Play Moto X Style SoC Snapdragon 615 1.7 GHz A53 Snapdragon 808 1.8/1.44 GHz Cortex A57/A53 RAM 2GB 3GB LPDDR3 NAND 16GB NAND + microSD 16/32/64GB NAND + microSD Display 5.5” 1080p LCD 5.7” 1440p LCD Network 2G / 3G / 4G LTE (Category 4 LTE) 2G / 3G / 4G LTE (Category 6...
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