The unlocked Moto Z Play in the US is finally getting a taste of Android Nougat. Lenovo has already released the Nougat update to a variety of service-provider branded versions of the phone across the globe.
If you've been waiting for custom ROMs and custom kernels to be released for the Moto Z Play with Nougat, it's about to happen. Motorola has released the source code for the kernel of the Moto Z Play running Android 7.0 nougat.
Best Buy has an amazing deal on the Moto Z Play right now. If you don't mind buying it refurbished, you can pick one up for $204.99. The item is listed as Geek Squad Certified, which means you can even return it if you aren't happy with its quality.
If you purchased a Moto Z series device in Germany then you can look forward to a new update rolling out soon. We've seen this Nougat update hit other European countries already, but this is the first sign that is has landed in Germany.
Moto Z Play owners in the Motorola Feedback Network program are reporting that Motorola has started early preview testing for the Android 7.0 Nougat update. This would seem to indicate that Motorola's original plans to get the update out by March will hold up nicely.
GSM Arena just published their review of the Moto Z Play, and they said they were having mixed feelings about it. They appreciated the build quality, software and battery life, but feel the $450 price point is too high considering what other OEMs are offering today.
Motorola confirmed the Moto Z Play would get Nougat at some point, and now it may not be long before it arrives. A Moto Z Play device has shown up at the WIFi Certification and it's listed with Android Nougat. We're not sure when to expect the update to arrive, but it should be here at some...
Has anyone else seen this? I was all set to pick up the z play based on all the battery life raves but then noticed that Verizon does not have it listed as compatible with LTE Advanced. I did not believe it, because it is brand new, and the year-old Turbo 2 is listed as compatible! So I...
The Moto Z Play has been praised for its battery life, and now you can get it for $80 off on eBay. The seller has a 98% positive feedback rating, and will ship it for free to anywhere in the United States.
The Moto Z Play has been praised for its impressive battery life and now the device is cheaper to buy. Verizon used to charge $17 per month for the phone, but you can get it on your Verizon account for only $10 per month now.
So I'm mostly mega happy with my Z Play it's a quality beast. However I've found the ascending ring to be a pain as it seems to affect notifications as well so I don't hear them arrive as they only ring once.
Anyone else having this issue?
Got it today! Took to ATT store. Got fired up. Took home and noticed no cellular data. Went back, they couldn't figure it out so I came home and researched and fixed it quick. NAP settings were miss-named.
That wasn't the bummer.
The bummer is no LTE band 17. That's ATT's main LTE band...
If you pre-order the Moto Z Play from the Moto Maker website, you can get a free battery MotoMod by using the coupon code MOTOZPOWER, or a free speaker MotoMod by using the coupon code MOTOZSOUND at checkout.
More Moto Z Play reviews are starting to come out right as the device becomes available for purchase in the United States. You can pick it up right now from the Motorola website starting at $450, or as low as $19 per month.
In the absence of any official Motorola cases, just wondered what everyone has gone for?
I've gone for this Flip case from Amazon UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B01LEQTMR0/ref=ya_aw_od_pi?ie=UTF8&psc=1
MrMobile looks at a few of the different "mid-range" smartphones that are priced under $400 to determine which of these are the best. His choice comes down to the OnePlus 3 or Moto Z Play, but the OnePlus 3 takes the top option due to its flagship specs.