Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T: Which Phone Should You Buy?

The Moto Z Play is about to get a successor. Alleged images of the new Motorola Moto Z2 Play have surfaced online. These images show how much the Moto Z2 Play has changed over the Moto Z Play. However, among the premium mid-range smartphones, there is none other like the OnePlus 3T. Its combination of powerful specs and great price has found many takers. So much so that all fears of its being any less popular than OnePlus 3 just vanished in thin air. Hence, the two phones deserve a text-book spec-sheet comparison. So, here is our Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T comparison.

Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T

A rendering of Moto Z2 Play courtesy TechnoBuffalo

Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T

Price

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Price (expected) Rs 37,000
OnePlus 3T Price Rs 29,999

In terms of price, there are few companies who can do it better than OnePlus. The OnePlus 3T costs Rs 29,999 and months after its launch, continues to be a steal. The Motorola Moto Z2 Play, we expect, will come at Rs 37,000. If it sports a lower price tag, we will be quite happy. However, the likeliness of that bhappening is quite low. So, the Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T comparison titlts in the favour of OnePlus 3T.

Also Read: Motorola Moto Z2: All You Need To Know

Specifications

Specifications Motorola Moto Z2 Play OnePlus 3T
Processor 1.8Ghz hexa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 2.35Ghz quad-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
RAM 3GB 6GB
Internal Storage 32GB (expandable up to 2TB) 64GB/128GB
Display 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, AMOLED, 16:9 aspect ratio 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, AMOLED, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS Android 7.1 Nougat Oxygen OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary (rear) Camera 13-megapixel with flash 16-megapixel with flash
Front Camera 8-megapixel 16-megapixel
Battery 3000mAh with Fast Charging 3400mAh with Dash Charging
Dual SIM Yes Yes

The spec-sheet comparison between the two phones is subject to change in future. However, unless Motorola has begun pulling punches of late, these are the kind of specs to see on the Moto Z2 Play. Since the OnePlus 3T is not a new phone in the market, we know what it has on the inside. So, round 2 of Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T swings in the favour of OnePlus 3T.

Also Read: OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T

Features

Motorola Moto Z2 Play OnePlus 3T
Moto Mods Connectivity 6GB RAM
Expandable internal storage Variants based on Internal Storage
Turbo Charging Dash Charging
Water resistant 16-megapixel rear camera
No headphone jack 16-megapixel front camera
Bluetooth 5.0 3400mAh battery

This is one area where Motorola Moto Z2 Play will have an edge over OnePlus 3T. Since it can support Moto Mods, the Moto Z2 Play can keep adding functionalities to its basic package. While the OnePlus 3T still has a competitive package, it  pales in comparison to what Moto Z2 Play cna offer. So, Moto Z2 Play wins this round of Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T comparison.

Also Read: OnePlus 3T review

Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T – Conclusion

We started this comparison on one note – there is no better value-for-money phone out there than OnePlus 3T. Its combination of powerful specs and great price is quite tough to beat. The Moto Z2 Play may be the newer phone and has Moto Mods support, the basic package does not compare with what OnePlus offers. Hence, the winner of the Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs OnePlus 3T comparison is OnePlus 3T. However, this can change too. Like we said, Motorola may be pulling its punches to land the right one at the right spot.

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