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Motorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB) vs Motorola Edge (256GB)

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

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Compare Motorola Edge XMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)04Points
Motorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3630
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Edge (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge (256GB)

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!

Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)4 Advantages Motorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)vsEdge (256GB)27 Advantages Motorola Edge (256GB)
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+401 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs385 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
1.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core60%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (26GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)17%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
5.5"vs+6.7"22%
Larger screen
(back) 20.7MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/2.4" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches40%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 25MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3630 mAhvs+4500 mAh24%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
ModelMoto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Edge (256GB)
Other model namesMotorola Moto X Play XT1563 (Dual-Sim), Motorola LuxMotorola Edge XT2063, Moto Edge 5G (6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateAugust, 2015May, 2020
Depth10.9 millimeters (0.43 inches)9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 148 millimeters (2.95 x 5.83 in)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (26GB available)
eMMC 4.5
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI385 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28)LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
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 Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.452mm1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.1µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
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
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Fast battery charging
- Slow motion video
- Back covers various colors
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3630 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1980 minutes | 33 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X Play (XT1563 Dual 32GB)Motorola Edge (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.79W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)
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