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Motorola DROID Maxx 2 vs Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Droid Maxx 2 vs Motorola Moto X Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Motorola DROID Maxx 2
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3630
mAh

(Non removable)

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Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3630
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

DROID Maxx 20 Advantage Motorola DROID Maxx 2vsMoto X Play (XT1562 16GB)1 Advantage Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Android 6.0 Marshmallowvs+Android 7.1.1 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.1.1 Nougat is newer and safer

46 Common items in both devices
1.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
2GB LPDDR3
16GB (10GB available)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
169 grams (5.92 ounces)
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
TFT IPS LCD
+39 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
ModelDROID Maxx 2Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Other model namesVerizon Motorola Droid Maxx 2 XT1565Motorola Moto X Play XT1562 (Single-Sim), Motorola Lux
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Europe)India(Global, International)
(Europe), India, (Global, International)
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2015August, 2015
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 148 millimeters (2.95 x 5.83 in)75 x 148 millimeters (2.95 x 5.83 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Motorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0 MarshmallowAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
HardwareMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 405 550Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/800/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,13,20)LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size1.1µm pixel1.1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Deep Sea Blue, White
- Turbo charger
- Slow motion video
- Back covers various colors
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Fast battery charging
- Slow motion video
- Back covers various colors
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3630 mAh3630 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 days
Standby34560 minutes | 576 hours | 24 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola DROID Maxx 2Motorola Moto X Play (XT1562 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.14W/kg (head) | 1.38W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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