OnePlus differentiated itself by offering phones with high-end specs for a couple hundred dollars less than the competition, and the OnePlus 5 builds on that foundation. The Moto Z2 Play, meanwhile, is a safe bet from Motorola.
The Moto Z Play was one of the best mid-range phones of 2016, offering outstanding battery life and support for the Moto Mods ecosystem. The Z2 Play builds on that foundation, offering several improvements from last year's model.
The Moto Z2 Play isn't going to make you want to upgrade from the Moto Z Play, but it's a solid upgrade in all but one area, and offers one of the best software experiences on any Android phone right now.
The Moto Z2 Play is the follow-up to the Moto Z Play, which was released in September 2016 on Verizon and in October as a GSM unlocked unit. The Moto Z2 Play follows in that handset's proverbial footsteps, maintaining the Moto Mods compatibility of the Moto Z while slimming down to make it more attractive to the average consumer. It's also going to be available first on Verizon,...
A leaked slide from over the weekend revealed that Motorola was planning to launch nine new phones this year. We've already seen the Moto C and Moto C Plus, and we're now getting a look at the Moto Z2 Play and the Moto E4.