Review of Motorola Moto G Play (2021). Thorough explanation of the pros and cons of its functions and specifications/performances

Created date: 01/09/2021, 08:14:12, Updated date: 01/09/2021, 10:43:05

A thorough review of the characteristics and specifications of the Motorola Moto G Play (2021). We provide a detailed evaluation of the phone in terms of usability – including ease of holding, screen visibility, performance, image quality, and multitasking capabilities – as well as functionality, looking at the battery and camera.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)'s size

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) is 3.0 inches (76 mm) wide, 6.6 inches (166.6 mm) tall, and 0.4 inches (9.4 mm) thick. I can just barely use it with one hand, so it may feel big to some people. In the case of the Motorola Moto G Play (2021), it weighs about 204 oz (204 g). It feels a little heavy when held with one hand. It may tire your hand out if you operate it for too long a time.

In giving an overall rating to the Motorola Moto G Play (2021), while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)'s screen

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) has a 6.5 inch screen. The smartphone has a large, impressive screen, which allows you to enjoy photos and videos to the fullest. It is also very good for writing business documents and doing other work.

The resolution of the Motorola Moto G Play (2021)'s screen is pretty much standard. It shouldn't be a problem for normal use, but it might prove to be a bit dissatisfying for those who wish to better enjoy their photos, videos, or games.

The CPU performance of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

The 1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore) processing speed of the Motorola Moto G Play (2021) is on the higher side, so it should be able to run most apps with no problems. The performance of this phone is at a high level when compared to others released on the market so far. You can play a comparatively large amount of 3D games with next to no issues.

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) has 3GB of RAM, so it has plenty of space. In rare cases this amount of RAM might not be sufficient, but there shouldn't be too much stress on the machine with this amount.

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) has the overall operating speed of a high-end smartphone, so it will hardly ever cause you trouble. But you might need to be careful when using heavy apps like 3D games a lot.

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)'s storage capacity

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) has 32GB of data storage, which is plenty for taking photos, but for people who frequently shoot videos or have lots of games installed, this may not feel like enough space.

Since the Motorola Moto G Play (2021) is compatible with SD cards, you'll be able to easily expand your storage capacity; you won't need to worry about how much internal space it has.

The camera function of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) has a 13 MP main camera that lets you take photos and videos in a quite high resolution. You may be a little dissatisfied with it in some situations, for example when you want to capture scenery in very high resolution or print out beautiful photos, but this should not be an issue you run into very often.

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) comes with a 5 MP pixel camera, which is a standard level. It's perfectly fine for selfies, but may be not as satisfying if you wish to take photos of large numbers of people, or make printouts.

Overall assessment of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

The Motorola Moto G Play (2021) is a relatively high-performance smartphone. If you plan to use it as your main smartphone, you may find it slightly inconvenient, but within tolerable limits.

The merits and demerits of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

The merits of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

  • With the large display you can comfortably use it to watch videos and play games.
  • The CPU specs are quite high and using ordinary apps is almost always stress-free.

The demerits of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

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Comparing the specifications of Motorola Moto G Play (2021) against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

48.2-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76 mm) x 6.6 inches (166.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm)

Motorola Edge+

53.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (71.4 mm) x 6.3 inches (161.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.6 mm)

Motorola Moto G Pro

50.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (158.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm)

Motorola Moto G Fast

49.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.7 mm) x 6.4 inches (161.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.1 mm)

Motorola Moto E (2020)

49.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.7 mm)

Motorola One Fusion+

48.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.4 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.6 mm)

Motorola One Fusion

48.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.9 mm) x 6.5 inches (165 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm)

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

50.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74 mm) x 6.6 inches (168 mm) x 0.4 inches (9 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

49.4-Weight:204 oz (204 g)

Motorola Edge+

49.6Weight:203 oz (203 g)

Motorola Moto G Pro

53.6Weight:192 oz (192 g)

Motorola Moto G Fast

54.7Weight:189.4 oz (189.4 g)

Motorola Moto E (2020)

56.4Weight:185 oz (185 g)

Motorola One Fusion+

48.6Weight:210 oz (210 g)

Motorola One Fusion

49.7Weight:202 oz (202 g)

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

49.0Weight:207 oz (207 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

90.8-Display size:6.5 inch

Motorola Edge+

91.2Display size:6.7 inch

Motorola Moto G Pro

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

Motorola Moto G Fast

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

Motorola Moto E (2020)

90.3Display size:6.2 inch

Motorola One Fusion+

90.8Display size:6.5 inch

Motorola One Fusion

90.8Display size:6.5 inch

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

91.2Display size:6.7 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

49.1-

Motorola Edge+

75.3

Motorola Moto G Pro

74.7

Motorola Moto G Fast

48.3

Motorola Moto E (2020)

47.4

Motorola One Fusion+

75.3

Motorola One Fusion

49.1

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

77.8

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

60.0-RAM size:3GB

Motorola Edge+

99.0RAM size:12GB

Motorola Moto G Pro

70.0RAM size:4GB

Motorola Moto G Fast

60.0RAM size:3GB

Motorola Moto E (2020)

50.0RAM size:2GB

Motorola One Fusion+

90.0RAM size:6GB

Motorola One Fusion

70.0RAM size:4GB

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

90.0RAM size:6GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

55.5-Storage size:32GB

Motorola Edge+

91.5Storage size:256GB

Motorola Moto G Pro

90.0Storage size:128GB

Motorola Moto G Fast

55.5Storage size:32GB

Motorola Moto E (2020)

55.5Storage size:32GB

Motorola One Fusion+

90.0Storage size:128GB

Motorola One Fusion

90.0Storage size:128GB

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

90.0Storage size:128GB

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Motorola Edge+

100.0Rear-camera resolution:108 MP

Motorola Moto G Pro

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Motorola Moto G Fast

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Motorola Moto E (2020)

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Motorola One Fusion+

100.0Rear-camera resolution:64 MP

Motorola One Fusion

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

50.0-Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Motorola Edge+

88.0Front-camera resolution:25 MP

Motorola Moto G Pro

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Motorola Moto G Fast

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Motorola Moto E (2020)

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Motorola One Fusion+

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Motorola One Fusion

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

48.8-Color:Misty Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76 mm) x 6.6 inches (166.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm), Weight:204 oz (204 g)

Motorola Edge+

51.5Color:Smokey Sangria/Thunder Grey, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (71.4 mm) x 6.3 inches (161.1 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.6 mm), Weight:203 oz (203 g)

Motorola Moto G Pro

52.0Color:Mystic indigo, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (158.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.2 mm), Weight:192 oz (192 g)

Motorola Moto G Fast

52.2Color:Pearl White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.7 mm) x 6.4 inches (161.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.1 mm), Weight:189.4 oz (189.4 g)

Motorola Moto E (2020)

53.1Color:Midnight Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.6 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.7 mm), Weight:185 oz (185 g)

Motorola One Fusion+

48.5Color:Moonlight White/Twilight Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.4 mm) x 6.4 inches (162.9 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.6 mm), Weight:210 oz (210 g)

Motorola One Fusion

49.2Color:Emerald Green/Deep Sapphire Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.9 mm) x 6.5 inches (165 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm), Weight:202 oz (202 g)

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

49.5Color:Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74 mm) x 6.6 inches (168 mm) x 0.4 inches (9 mm), Weight:207 oz (207 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

54.2-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269 ppi

Motorola Edge+

81.2Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:384 ppi

Motorola Moto G Pro

84.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2300, Pixel density:397 ppi

Motorola Moto G Fast

54.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:268 ppi

Motorola Moto E (2020)

54.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1520, Pixel density:271 ppi

Motorola One Fusion+

84.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:396 ppi

Motorola One Fusion

54.2Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269 ppi

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

85.1Display type:LTPS IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2520, Pixel density:409 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

71.0-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Motorola Edge+

98.4OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865, CPU specs:2.84GHz+2.42GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:12GB

Motorola Moto G Pro

83.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Motorola Moto G Fast

75.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Motorola Moto E (2020)

60.7OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

Motorola One Fusion+

90.1OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Motorola One Fusion

85.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

91.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765, CPU specs:2.3GHz+2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Specifications of Motorola Moto G Play (2021)

Motorola Moto G Play (2021)
ImageMotorola Moto G Play (2021)
MakerMotorola
Release date1/14, 2021
ColorMisty Blue
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.0 inches (76 mm) x 6.6 inches (166.6 mm) x 0.4 inches (9.4 mm)
Weight204 oz (204 g)
Display size6.5 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1600
Pixel density269 ppi
ChipsetQualcomm SM4250 Snapdragon 460
CPU specs1.8GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size32GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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