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5 Reasons To BUY the Moto X Play

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I've been using the Moto X Play for five days and I'm really impressed. Here are five of the highlights from the review that I'm currently working on. Make sure to subscribe, if you want to see my full review on the Moto X Play. Buy Moto X Play: http://amzn.to/1GhX9oY TELUS Wise: http://wise.telus.com/ Follow me on social media: Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mattmoniz Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mattmoniz123 Instagram: http://instagram.com/mattmoniz123 Website: http://www.matthewmoniz.com
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ian walker (2 months ago)
I actually picked one of these up today, 2018 simply as a second cheap work phone to use along side my iphone x, and i think its really great for a two year old phone that was only a 'mid range' phone to start with .
Anushmita Saha (7 months ago)
Is it just me or I am watching this video with my own moto x play?😅
Hetal Parikh (9 months ago)
hi. i have been using MOTO X play since last 18 months. few of my friends also purchased moto phones but we all have a problem of battery getting discharged fast and phone getting switched off at various % of battery like 53% 45% 38% 33% 23% 18% and 15% is dead battery. is this a common problem ? this is my 3rd Moto phone. pls respond. i have 5 MOTO phones in my home but am getting apprehensive for buying a new MOTO G5 Plus.
Hetal Parikh (8 months ago)
Jarl Grimmsson Hi. Many of my friends bought Motorola phones on my recommendation but each one of them is tired. I just changed my phone and bought a new REDMI NOTE 4. Talked to online support quite a few times but to no advantage.
sagi Weinberger (10 months ago)
i have the same pillows in my house
Matthew Moniz (10 months ago)
Nice!!
alexeo smith (1 year ago)
dude whats up with your eyes?
alexeo smith (1 year ago)
DONT GET IT. IT HAS A SHITTY CAMERA THAT SHOULDNT HAVE A FLASH ON IT BECAUSE IT TAKES DIABOLICAL PICTURES
kalyan thakur (1 year ago)
ITS GREAT PHONE
The Sheepster (1 year ago)
How durable is it? I can't find a drop test!
Zeeshan Nasir (1 year ago)
it's v good phone and happily using it.
ramakanth sai (1 year ago)
worst mobile i am using
Anders Nygård (8 months ago)
ramakanth sai why
agustina wnuk (1 year ago)
Samsung A5 2016 or Moto x Play?
Mr. Black (1 year ago)
I don't know which one will get, Moto X Play vs LG G4. G4 have a better performance but X Play have a better battery, What you guys think???
Matthew Moniz (1 year ago)
That's correct, the G4 will be a better performer, with a better display and camera, but the X Play has better battery life.
rage7373 (1 year ago)
droid maxx 2 i believe is a moto x play in the US
Josh (1 year ago)
Just ordered this, hopefully I can leave my iPhone 6 behind.
bullshit wap (1 year ago)
can I have your iPhone? lol
Rabbott (2 years ago)
Moto x play or galaxy s5?
Coletrain123 (1 year ago)
+Adao Ernesto s5 has the super amoled display, it also has a snapdragon 801 rather than the 615 and the s5 is also fully waterproof whereas the moto x play is only splash proof.
Adao Ernesto (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz why? it seems like this phone is better in every category
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+TheShyRabbott S5
Thecake addict (2 years ago)
I bought one today for my birthday
Thecake addict (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz thanks, great review BTW, im glad I bought the phone :)
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Thecake addict Woohoo! And you love cake. What a perfect birthday!
L Kleens (2 years ago)
Just bought this phone , everything is amazing on him, I really wanted the Nexus 6p but got this instead because it was more budget friendly, what a great decision
L Kleens (2 years ago)
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Andrea C (2 years ago)
Actually, according to DxOMark, it has one of the best cameras on the market (as far as the camera hardware goes)
tetedemarc (2 years ago)
+ObeyIsOkey   I agree . The Moto X cam is good . But my HTC one seems to make better pictures. Since I m not the most fussy  guy about camera . It seems Moto X needs you to be more stable to make a clear picture. I will live very well with Moto X for now. I love that bigger screen.
ObeyIsOkey (2 years ago)
eh not really, it does have a good camera, but not really not anything close to flagship cameras such as 6p, iphone cameras, note 5, s7
Jacob Irmen (2 years ago)
im with telus yay canada
Jacob Irmen (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz I just subbed haha
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Jacob Irmen Nice! another Canadian. thanks for watching!
samsung galaxy s5 o moto x play, cual es mejor?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Samsung Galaxy S5
bharat soni (2 years ago)
threr is any heating issue in moto x play
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+bharat soni Not sure! I never ran an actual heat test.
bharat soni (2 years ago)
what is the temperature of Motorola x play at the time of heating
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
It gets a little hot sown times but nothing to worry about
mist3ral (2 years ago)
Im at the end of my contract and im torn between Moto XPlay, S5 Neo or Huawei P8. Tbh all I do is text, call, surf n watch movies etc. Argghh...so stressful upgrading a phone!! Lol
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I've never used the Neo or P8 but if that's all you do then any of those phones will do just fine
The Bournes (2 years ago)
Is it true that this phone doesnt support wireless charging though?
Akunorogia Slayer (2 years ago)
just buy a wireless charger receiver and hide it on the back it costs 2$
Osama Kandeil (2 years ago)
Lg g3 is better than moto x play except for the battery
PetrisMpekris (2 years ago)
+Lumberjack Channel And the perfomance
tetedemarc (2 years ago)
Not being an Apple fan . Had a Galaxy S as my first smart phone. Then I switched to a htc One , Now after the contract , I was allowed to upgrade my phone . So I pick the Moto X play because of screen size. I was hoping to get an htc with a bigger screen . It don't seems to be worth to get another htc if you already have the "htc one" .  Anyway here I am with my new MotoX Play . So far I m happy.  I d like to know if we can change how the app page is showing . The calendar seems annoying too. I d like to see the whole month as a grid  like a paper calendar. I try to download the htc calendar but it s not working lolllll.
Andrea C (2 years ago)
+tetedemarc you can change both. For the launcher layout you can just download another launcher from the Play Store (I use Nova Launcher and IMO it's one of the best), as for the calendar you can change its layout from the settings (the three small dots on the top right corner or the sidebar, I can't remember right now)
Μάνος Νικ (2 years ago)
what about sound is good?you did not say anything about sound.i want to buy a phone with good battery good sound the camera i dont care too much.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I've never used the Zuk z1 so I can't comment
Μάνος Νικ (2 years ago)
ok.thank you.what about lenovo zuk z1 which is best phone for you.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
That's because this is not a full review. Just five reasons to buy it. Here is the full review https://youtu.be/P5uM7F0Ps3s
Manu Prem (2 years ago)
hey dude could you plz tell me which phone to buy from this three zenfone 2 , moto g3 & moto X play. I need good camera and I play games too. Thank you
Manu Prem (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz thanks man
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Manu Prem The Zenfone 2 is better for gaming. But if you want a Good Camera and still good gaming go with the Moto X Play
hitlar rajbhandari (2 years ago)
Just a quick question..Can I keep an image as a background on the lock screen? also on the home screen?
hitlar rajbhandari (2 years ago)
Cool..Thanks....
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Yup!
Daniella Ibasco (2 years ago)
should I buy this? or is the galaxy j7 better? haha
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
The Moto X Play is a good phone. I've never used the Galaxy J7 so I can't comment
Raghav Singh Chauhan (2 years ago)
This is the Best mid range budget smartphone of 2015 Period.
Coletrain123 (1 year ago)
one plus 2
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
It's certainly one of the good ones. Thanks Raghav for watching !
Niiko (2 years ago)
just curious if anyone can help me but because its running stock android does that mean it wont run some of the latest apps?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
You're welcome !!
Niiko (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz thanks so much dude for the fast responce much appreciated !
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Niiko Nope, it will be able to run any app on the play store! Stock Android just means it's not using any added themes from the company that made the phone and it's using Android the way Google intended it to be.
Abhishek Peter (2 years ago)
howz d audio quality thru earphones?? loud??
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Abhishek Peter Yup! They sound nice and loud.
Dhananjay Sati (2 years ago)
I am using Motorola X Play . Its been 24 hours I have been playing with this device . I was using Sony Xperia Z1 before this phone . I can say the user interface is not that catchy as compared to Xperia but the performance is incredible . Camera quality of both front & back are satisfactory but not upto the level of Sony Xperia Z1 . I must say it doesn't lack anywhere while using . I was expecting a nice photo/video gallery app in this phone & a nice music player like Sony Xperia provides but its provides only Google Play Music for it & I am looking for some effective music player like Sony Xperia . Conclusion - This device is good & satisfactory . I'll rate 3.5 / 5 .
tetedemarc (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz  I just really realized that there was different level of smart phones . I thought they were all competing between each others . Is the a list we can look up which one ranks where ? Or what are the prance range where the cutout happen ?  Thanks .
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Thank for sharing! The Xperia like is meant to compete with high end phones while the Moto X Play sits with the midrange. Also, the X Play is running more of a stock android which is why it doesn't look as flashy as he Xperia line. A better comparison would be against the Alcatel one touch 3 or ASUS Zenfone 2.
John Santhosh (2 years ago)
LoL....How can you compare this IPS display to the 2014 Moto X AMOLED Display 👎
Florent Capistran (2 years ago)
+John Santhosh screen is better then 2014 moto x amoled and moto x 2013/14 got low grade amoled that discolour
guesswhostheboss (2 years ago)
lg g4 or motorola moto x play?
guesswhostheboss (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz Thank you!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Most definitely the LG G4. Faster, much better camera and better display
Scorpio (2 years ago)
Is it better than the honor 7?
Scorpio (2 years ago)
no problem thank you for answering :)
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I've never used the honor 7 so I can't say
Satyam saxena (2 years ago)
nfc?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Yup!
Steven Attila (2 years ago)
Hi! Does it have a Pedometer?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Sealblaighter Steven Nope, just an accelerometer and compass.
U Ajay kumar (2 years ago)
the moto x play is having the optios for opening the camera and flash light by tilting the mobile or shaking the mobile
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+U Ajay kumar It can do the camera one, but for some reason the chop chop to flash light doesn't work. Unless it's been updated since my review.
Sudhanshu Khanna (2 years ago)
great!!@
Radwan Rahman (2 years ago)
does it have double tap to wake
Andrea C (2 years ago)
+Rad1 R. it has Active/Moto Display though, which wakes the display whenever you take it out of your pocket. I'm also pretty sure it has wave to wake.
Radwan Rahman (2 years ago)
+Leon Rathai Bullshit
Leon Rathai (2 years ago)
No:)
hari haran (2 years ago)
can u pls tell when compare to one plus one which is is better to use moto x play r one plus one i wont play heavy games i need gud quality camera lagging problem should not be there. pls tell immediately i want to buy the phn this week
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
It should be fine. If you want the better performance go with the OnePlus One. If you want the better camera with a pretty smooth experience and stock Android go with the Moto X Play.
hari haran (2 years ago)
i will play only mid level not high level games Is moto x play is gud for mid level games?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Moto X Play has a better camera but the OnePlus One is faster. I'd go with the Moto X Play if you don't care about games.
Mike M (2 years ago)
hey Matthew Moniz just have a question, how do you get a carrier to send you a device for free to do a review on these devices ?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
By asking them
Shubham Bhalerao (2 years ago)
which one is better. moto x play or moto x2??
Shubham Bhalerao (2 years ago)
okay thnx.. +Matthew Moniz 
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Shubham Bhalerao I personally would rather have the Moto X2
Keane Tiay (2 years ago)
which one is better, x play or x style?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Definitely the X Style.
Joshua Duarte (2 years ago)
this or moto x 2014
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I'd still get the Moto X 2014
flamehawking (2 years ago)
Moto X Play or Nexus 5X ?? which is a better buy?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Nexus 5X
Lalit Kumar (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz ... Would you prefer Moto X Play over Nexus 5X ?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Lalit M Sounds good, I'll see what I can do = )
Lalit Kumar (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz OK....Please try to make a comparison between moto X play, One plus two, Nexus-5x in your review. It would be helpful for many people like me ☺
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
That would be my worry as well. I will have to wait until I review it to find out.
Lalit Kumar (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz I'm only worried about the battery life of Nexus-5x. What's your opinion on that ?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
No, I would rather have the Nexus 5X it's a better phone.
Eduardo Bertazzo (2 years ago)
Would you preferer Moto X Play over the Zenfone 2 ?
Eduardo Bertazzo (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz Yeah I'm considering de 4gb model, but I don't actually play... much. Here in Brazil both are the same price for the 32gb version. I'm still not totally decided but I prefere stock android, good camera and battery life so I think I'm gonna choose the Moto X Play. :) Thanks for the help man.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I've used both of these phones extensively and I agree the snapdragon 615 does lag here and there and you're right the performance is better with the zenfone 2. But besides performance the Moto X Play is better in every way. Display, battery life, external sound, stock Android, better grip in hand and better camera. If you game a lot get the zenfone 2. Also, if you are considering the zenfone 2 with 4GB of ram and faster processor I'd get that to over the play.
Eduardo Bertazzo (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz Thanks for the answer man! But did you really tested and use both devices for a while? ASUS Zenfone 2 has some pretty awesome performance and a good overall specs for the bucks. Would you really preferer the Moto X Play because of the battery, camera and updates? 'Cause both ASUS and Motorola actually confirmed Android 6.0 update, but for the future Android 7.0 I'm not sure if neither of them are going to support the devices... I've been hearing a lots of complains about Moto X Play, heating issues, lag issues (most of the complains are related to SnapDragon 615) and the camera for sure is better than Zenfone 2 but not too far better, both have "usable" functional cameras (an Zenfone 2 at least has some nice camera futures with their app, including manual controls and "super-resolution"). I'm asking because i loved these two devices but I'm really confused about whick one should I get. :) thanks for the help man, awesome chanel and videos.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Eduardo Bertazzo Most definitely. The Moto X Play will continue to get updates, has a better camera and that battery life is awesome. ASUS most likely will never update the Zenfone 2.
Tapanjyoti Dey (2 years ago)
Great phone
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Tapanjyoti Dey It certainly is, especially for the price!
Reggie Vanness (2 years ago)
Will this phone be available in the United States
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Reggie Vanness No, unfortunately not. It's available in Canada, Europe and other parts of the world.
Stu (2 years ago)
unlock button sucks
B. A. (2 years ago)
this phone is excellent, the battery and camera are as good as people are claiming they are. However, the best thing about this phone, is its price! I can't believe it's this cheap. It just proves that we don't need to pay a fortune to get decent phones.
B. A. (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz No problem Matt, my pleasure. The thing is that people need to realise that there are great alternatives that are as good as high end phones and for half the price ( the Moto X play is one of them). let's stop feeding the greedy companies. Cheers!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Bashar A. I agree the battery life and camera are fantastic! The price is a little high in Canada, but it's still a good price. I agree midrange phones are good enough now that you don't need an expensive one. Thanks Bashar for commenting and watching! = )
KITO K KITS (2 years ago)
Thanks for the video, MetthewI wish to know if i should go for nexus 5 or Moto X play. kindly advice.THANK YOU VERY MUCH
KITO K KITS (2 years ago)
so you think nexus is better then moto, how about oneplus two
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+KITO KITS Nexus 5 or Nexus 5X being announced on tuesday?
yuvraj singh shekhawat (2 years ago)
I want to ask you that I should buy one plus one or moto x play
yuvraj singh shekhawat (2 years ago)
I want to ask you that I should buy one plus one or moto x play
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I probably would still lean towards the one plus one
Nirbhai Singh Birring (2 years ago)
which phone i should buy ..sony z2 or moto x play??
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Nirbhai Singh Birring Z2 for sure
John Wilkos (2 years ago)
I'm getting that phone tomorrow. I despise overpriced bloatware phones which made me have the misfortune of getting a Samsung S5 which I knew nothing about at the time when I first got it, 12 months later I sold it for a Nexus 5, loved that phone with plain and simple stock android features. However the manufacturer was LG which meant that I couldn't change the battery, I couldn't add an SD card not only that the phone would get quite hot if I spent a few minutes on lets say the Youtube app. Motorola seem to be the kings of making a good stock Android experienced phone which most people like me need with a bit more power to it compared to my Nexus 5 phone. Back before smartphones were made I remember my Motorola Razor flip phone and that ring tone 'Ello moto' what a classic xD.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+John Wilkos Thanks John! = ) Looking forward to hearing all about it.
John Wilkos (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz Hi Matthew, thanks for getting back to me about this I'm reading the specs now and compared to the LG Nexus 5 the Moto X play has an Octo core processor running at 1.7Ghz where as the Nexus 5 is a quad core running at 2.3Ghz there isn't much difference. However in my opinion I found the audio speaker on the LG to be quite poor not to mention that it had an 8mp camera unlike the Moto X which has a 21 mp camera, had a fiddle with the Moto X play phone at my local Carphone warehouse in the UK and I got solid performance I just think that there are more necessary features on the Moto X like you mentioned with a better screen, longer battery life and the fact that you have a phone that is rare in this day and age to have an SD card slot but yeah I'll definetly let you know how I cope with this phone in a weeks time dude. Good work by the way :)
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+John Wilkos John just to let you know this phone won't be faster than the Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 will still be a better experience since the Snapdragon 800 chip is a better processor than the 615 inside the Moto X Play. With that being said, the Moto X Play does have a better camera, bigger and better battery life and of course as you mentioned the option to insert a micro sd card. If you get it let me know how you like it! Thanks for dropping the comment and for watching!
hari krish (2 years ago)
is this phone bette than the zenfone selfie
hari krish (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz thank u sir
hari krish (2 years ago)
ok i get it
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+hari krish They both rock similar hardware. I'd choose the Play due to faster updates, better battery life and probably a better camera. ASUS is bad when it comes to updating phones.
KimJongin (2 years ago)
I just fell in love with your beard
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+KimJongin Thanks! = ) It's funny you mentioned that. I just did an Ask Me Anything video and someone asked me how do I maintain my "stubble", so as a joke i said this is a beard. Feel free to check it out and thanks for watching ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4_K68SqA4o
Vishal Gupta (2 years ago)
Thanks. just one concern......heating of the phone. does moto x heat more than ZenFone 2?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Vishal Gupta No it does not
Vishal Gupta (2 years ago)
camera and cal and internet
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
The ASUS is the better performer but the Moto X Play has a much better camera. I'd lean towards the Play.
Vishal Gupta (2 years ago)
which one should I buy.....Asus ZenFone 2 with 4 gb RAM or moto x play?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
What do you mostly use your phone for?
sean oliver (2 years ago)
Which is better LG G4 or the moto play ? Battery on moto play is impressive compared to my lg G4 it's cheaper too . Camera isn't as crisp as lg G4 but higher MP . do you noticed apps crash on the moto x play ?
sean oliver (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz 20% battery life gone . im considering a refund for it and get the moto x and an 128gb sd card
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+sean oliver YOu've used it for 1 hour and it's at 20% or 20% battery life is gone?
sean oliver (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz ive used it for 1 hour and 20% battery usage it seriously sucks major A**
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+sean oliver What's your battery life like on the G4? I've had good results with it, a full day usually without any issues.
sean oliver (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz might just buy my friend a moto x play and that way I can see it . The battery annoys me on the LG G4 . Before my G4 I had a 1st gen moto g
Nishanth (2 years ago)
What About The Speaker Quaity ? Is It Loud Enough ? :D
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Nishanth Nash I talk about the speaker quality in my full review. Here it is if you feel like checking it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5uM7F0Ps3s
Upananda Roy (2 years ago)
I am planning to buy this phone, can u tell me some more features which is different from other android phones, the battery back up truly seems awesome.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
It's pretty close to stock android. Very nexus like with a few useful Motorola features. Like twisting the phone to get into the camera. Being able to call up Google now when the phones screen is turned off and glances that show you your notifications when you move the phone.
SayOn 22 (2 years ago)
what is the apps memory of this device in 32gb variant...
Andrea C (2 years ago)
+sayon ghosh Android usually occupies around 3GB, so it should be around 29GB of free space that you can use.
Pradeep Prattipati (2 years ago)
Hello, does Moto X Play comes with all the features of Moto X 2014, like the same voice recognition and hand gesture things? Does it have the same front facing sensors that Moto X 2014 has?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Pradeep Prattipati You're welcome! Thanks and welcome to the channel = )
Pradeep Prattipati (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz : Much obliged for your quick response and helpful links! Subscribed to your channel. :)
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Pradeep Prattipati It comes with some of them. It doesn't have the hand gestures and front facing sensors that hte Moto X 2014 has. But if you move the phone it will show the notifications. But it still has Moto Voice and one gesture to quickly get into the camera. Here is my full review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5uM7F0Ps3s If you want all the same features of the Moto X 2014, you need to get the Moto X Style (if you don't live in the states) or the Moto X Pure if you do.
kamysamaa (2 years ago)
I miss the blacklist option on stock android,to bad they didn't include that option.The display it's to big for my comfort,the phone is to heavy also.Anyway,that is the tradeoff for the battery I presume.
tarun ponna (2 years ago)
what about gaming in this phone?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+tarun ponna I just did a review on this phone and it talks about gaming. You can check it out here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5uM7F0Ps3s&lc=z12kgngiexnki5a3q22ycfyq5uylhfo2k
Simon Says (2 years ago)
I can't wait for mine - which is posted tomorrow. it would be today but it's flaming bank holiday 😂 I think I feel quite lucky as I not had moto x phone before. I'm coming from the original moto g 4g edition. so I feel like its a bigger jump for me and I got twenty four percent off the original price. does this has gesture control (I saw waving over the phone to turn on but I not sure if I dreamt it or it's on the higher spec style) 👍
Simon Says (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz I looking forward to it. thanks 👍
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
That's awesome! It's for sure a nice upgrade from the Moto G. It has one gesture control to get to the camera if you twist the phone. It's missing the chop chop action though that lets you turn the flash light on or off. I'm posting my full review today,so stay tuned.
Łukasz Kotkowski (2 years ago)
You, Sir, are doing a great job with those videos. I've discovered them just recently and immediately subscribed. And of course, excellent review on the Moto G. My review units of the Moto X Play and Moto G are coming in tomorrow and I can't wait to get my hands on them! Greetings from Poland, keep up the good work :)
Łukasz Kotkowski (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz If You can read Polish, You're welcome ;) I'm actually an editor at one of the tech websites here in Poland, but I also start doing some videos for them, maybe I'll do my own thing at some point ;) Anyway You're doing some great stuff herby, definitelly worth watching.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Nice! A Polish tech reviewer. I'll check your stuff out. Thanks for watching some of my videos and happy to hear you subscribed!
Jeff L (2 years ago)
I've had my Moto X Play for over a week now. No overheating issues whatsoever. The battery is a beast. The Moto Voice commands don't always work that well for me. Phone has a premium feel even though it's not, I especially like the rubber back and Motorola dimple as it helps to provide more grip. I chose this phone because I value longer battery life over a quad hd display and I'm very happy with it.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
I'm pretty happy with it as well. A few minor nit picks. But overall it's a great phone. My full review will be out on Monday or Tuesday.
jonah travisano (2 years ago)
I have to admit the idea of a phone with a two day battery life is sweet... I am certainly using a LGg3 which is great ,except for the battery life which is  average as long as you keep the screen not to bright ...  Nice job...will be waiting for the full review.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+jonah travisano Ya, I totally agree. The review should be out Monday or Tuesday! Thanks Jonah for watching!
M Afaq (2 years ago)
Thanks for the video. Is this worth the upgrade from a HTC one mini?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Most definitely
Amer Dawod (2 years ago)
well if it possible to see some performance compare between this and idol 3 since they have the same processor !!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
You're the second person to ask. If I can keep the phone long enough I'm going to do a versus video.
Fabian Sigrist (2 years ago)
Ok, thanks. Is this an unlocked version?
Fabian Sigrist (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz So unlocked devices probably have still a few MBytes more of free space...
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
The one I'm using is locked to Telus
Brad Snyder (2 years ago)
Great video as always Matt!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Brad Snyder Thanks Brad! = )
Jonny (2 years ago)
Thumbs up :)
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Banana Jonny Thanks Banana! = )
Fabian Sigrist (2 years ago)
How much storage is available out of the box?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Fabian Sigrist 10.89 GB of useable space.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Fabian Sigrist I'll let you know later when I grab it from the studio. IT's 16GB of internal storage, I let you know how much you're left to use when I get it.
great battery life?ok show some SOT screenshots
+Matthew Moniz ok looking forward for ur review then...
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Георги Георгиев Георгиев That will be in the full review! This is just a highlights video.
Does it feel Premium ? Can you tell me 3 Premium phones  High,Medium and Low price , Please ? (Premium on Materials only , Like the Moto Razor for example)
ShadyRa1n (2 years ago)
Does it have Metal or Plastic around the sides?
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Plastic
Shrikant Kalase (2 years ago)
Pretty much effective reason to buy this mid range budget phone !! :) Moto X Play seems to be pretty descent specs with great camera & battery life improvements !!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Camera and battery are awesome. Full review coming next week.
Arjun Roy (2 years ago)
Huh! Not talking to you...Moto x play in house and didn't tell me!!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
lol I announced it on Twitter that I had it! And asked everyone what they would like reviewed first between this and the note 5 and edge plus.
Dwight Castillo (2 years ago)
Sometimes I ask myself... why don't the manufacturers do what people wants indeed of going ultra thin and ultra high definition, most people I know are more worry about Battery life, Camera, capable screen (1080p or 2k is more than enough) and Smartphone speed over having a thin and 4K... manufacturers should try a little bit bold phone, with huge battery, great camera, capable screen, stock android to improve speed. because most of the big brands use the same processor and ram, and maybe that's why they do try to left their mark in the design, being thin, and materials. GIVE ME MORE BATTERY LIFE AND YOU'LL GET MY MONEY!!
Centurion (2 years ago)
+Dwight Castillo Because people want toys aka iPhone rip offs. Phones nowadays are like jewellery. Less function and more show. Otherwise, we wouldnt be using aluminium and glass as "premium" materials or lack or microsd slots... You can buy watches that cost 5 or 10 euroes. But people still buy 300 euro watches because of prestige.
Terry Cameron (2 years ago)
+Hafiz Mohammed Sorry but advertising has a huge part in that.
Hafiz Mohammed (2 years ago)
+Dwight Castillo If most people wanted these, iphones and samsung phones wouldn't have been such big hits.
Dwight Castillo (2 years ago)
Every other company should aim this way
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Well this phone is exactly that. Affordable, close to stock android, great battery life and a good camera.
ACHINTHYA PREM (2 years ago)
Solid points!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Thanks Achinthya!
When my nexus 6 kicks the bucket or when google stops updating it I think I'll stay with motorola, great build quality, no gimmicks and decent cameras now. Perfect combo to me. Oh and don't forget front speakers.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Yup Motorla is now the next best option if you want to try something other than a nexus and stick to close to stock android.
Dineshkumar Purohit (2 years ago)
qualcomm snapdragon 615 Soc in this phone, Any overheating issues?
Manmeet Singh (2 years ago)
lets see. hope OP may have better future
+Manmeet Singh Sounds like those are software issues rather than hardware, a lot of people I know had sensor problems then with software updates it got better.
Manmeet Singh (2 years ago)
During recording 4k Video the camera focuses a lot like after every 2 seconds. Videos are goofy.
Manmeet Singh (2 years ago)
Sometimes its Fingerprint sensor is unresponsive.
+Manmeet Singh Please tell us more
cbelindadavis (2 years ago)
waiting for the full. great preview.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
Thanks! It will be out early next week
Fandy Puriandi (2 years ago)
Nice overview Matt! Waiting for your full review of Moto X Play. Btw, could you please test this on your full review: 1. Do you feel the phone being overheated when using for daily basis? Compared to other phones like M9, G4, or One Plus 2 2. Also, how's the multitasking performance on this phone since it only has 2 GB of RAM? Thank you 😀
Fandy Puriandi (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz Thank you!
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Fandy Puriandi Sure I'll definitely look into it.
Indusha Sembakutti (2 years ago)
Is it true that the phone doesn't have a gyroscope, would you say thats a deal breaker?
tetedemarc (2 years ago)
+Indusha Sembukutti   I suppose it has one because you can activate the camera with a wrist twist.
The Golden Nugget (2 years ago)
how much does it cost and isn't it only going to be sold outside of US. Lastly shouldn't I just buy the high end for 399$
The Golden Nugget (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz With the motto play (I believe that's the one you have) I wonder why they didn't go with a snapdragon 801. the 615 is a bit dated I believe it was in the galaxy S3
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Ixissimus That's correct it will be sold outside of the U.S and in Canada it sells for around $400 Canadian. However, the Moto X Play will be coming to the US but rebranded as the Droid Turbo and sold exclusively with verizon. It will probably sell for $299 US, that's my guess. I'd grab the high end one if you dont mind spending $400. The Moto X Pure is what you guys are getting.
Johnny Valenzuela (2 years ago)
can't wait.
Rick Liang (2 years ago)
guess what I like about it. That white and green box haha😃looks cool
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Rick Liang lol, box is pretty cool! = )
Darren (2 years ago)
nice video Matthew, I'm torn between this and the style, I think what it might boil down to is if the style has some fancy software imagery for the camera that the play won't get and the extra ram for future proofing, who knows what android N or O will be like. What ever my choice I think I'll pass on a nexus this year and try a moto maker since we have it for UK devices now.
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Darren ! Thanks Darren! The camera should be better on the Style, you also get a faster processor, better screen and more ram. It's going to be thier high-end device of the year. Moto makes there phones pretty close to stock android, so it's a good choice if you like the nexus line but want something a bit different.
Fahadew (2 years ago)
MAKE SLOW MOTION VIDEO
Fahadew (2 years ago)
+Matthew Moniz AND PLEASE TALK ABOUT HOW COMFOTABLE IN YOUR HAND .. THANK YOU SO MUCH
Matthew Moniz (2 years ago)
+Fahadew Sure, I can try adding some slow motion! Thanks for the suggestion.

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