Motorola Moto G4 Play: Unboxing and first impressions

April 25, 2017
3 min read

The Motorola Moto G4 Play was released in the fourth quarter of 2016 and has recently started selling in the [Nigerian] market for quite a while now. It looked like a good deal, so I decided to look at it. Here is an unboxing of the Moto G4 Play.


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  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Dual sim
  • 5.0 inches screen (294 ppi pixel density)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53  
  • 2GB RAM / 16GB ROM
  • 8MP primary camera and 5MP Secondary Camera
  • 2,800 mAh Removable battery
  • Network – GSM/CDMA/HSPA/LTE  

Inside the box

The box of the Motorola Moto G4 Play is a green and white colored affair.

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The contents of the box are shockingly sparse, just a charger, one unit of the device and ja user manual. Motorola G4 Play Unboxing 4

A very stylish charger without a USB cord, (who does that?)

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A nylon wrapping covers the screen of the Moto G4 Play,

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Volume rockers and power buttons are on the right side of the device.

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The headphone jack is on top of the device,

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While the charging and USB port is at the bottom,

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5MP camera and speaker grilles are at the top of the Moto G4 Play,

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The 8MP secondary camera and LED Flash are at the back (as usual).

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The battery can be accessed by prying open a slit at the bottom end of the phone

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And a 2,800 mAh removable battery for juice,

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First Impressions

The Motorola Moto G4 is a slick lightweight (obviously) mid range device with impressive specs. But will its performance be as slick as the body? Watch this space for a review in a few days.

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