Motorola Moto G9 Play launched in Nepal with Snapdragon 662

Motorola finally makes a comeback in Nepal’s smartphone market with the launch of two phones – Moto G9 Play and Moto E7 Plus during the Daraz 12.12 sale. Motorola Moto G9 Play’s official price in Nepal is NPR 19,990 for the 4GB/128GB variant. 

Priced just under NPR 20,000, the device is a budget-friendly offering from the brand making it a good competition among the best phones under 20,000. Let’s check out its features, specifications, price in Nepal, and availability. 

Motorola Moto G9 Play Overview

Motorola G-series’ Moto G9 Play packs a Snapdragon 662 processor, a 48MP triple camera system, and a 5000 mAh battery with a 2-day standby. 

Motorola Moto G9 Play Overview

Design and Display

Moto G9 Play has a plastic body with a water repellent coating to protect against accidental water splashes. The rear panel features a triple camera system with a LED flash inside a square-shaped camera module. Just below the module, there is the Motorola logo that also acts as a fingerprint scanner.

In the front, Moto G9 Play equips a 6.5-inch Max Vision display with a waterdrop style notch on the top housing a selfie camera. The ultrawide screen uses IPS TFT LCD technology and has an HD+ resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The display features a 20:9 aspect ratio for maximum viewing experience and a larger screen-to-body ratio of 87%.

Motorola Moto G9 Play Display

Performance and Internals

Moto G9 Play performance is powered by an 11 nm process-based Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 Soc. It is an octa-core Kryo 260 CPU clocked at 2.0 GHz, integrated with Adreno 610 GPU clocked at 950 MHz. Moreover, adding to the super-responsive AI performance is 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of built-in internal storage. Furthermore, the storage is expandable up to 512GB using a microSD card slot.

Motorola Moto G9 Play Processor

Motorola Moto G9 Play operates on Android 10 OS out of the box. One main advantage with Motorola phones is they run on stock Android that gives you a clean, ad-free Android experience.


Moto G9 Play boasts a triple camera system with a 48MP f/1.7 primary camera. Accompanying the primary sensor is a 2MP f/2.4 depth field sensor for portraits and a 2MP f/2.4 macro sensor for close-up shots. The 48MP triple camera system is powered by Quad Pixel technology. The rear camera captures FHD videos at 30fps and features Slow motion video, Timelapse video, and Hyperlapse video.

Motorola Moto G9 Play Rear Camera
Rear Camera

Upfront, an 8MP f/2.2 sensor resides inside the waterdrop notch for selfies. The front camera also records videos at 1080p@30fps.

Battery and others

An integrated 5000 mAh battery fuels the device that lasts up to 2 days as per the company claims. Moto G9 Play supports 15W fast charging via a USB Type-C port. The device ships with a 20W TurboPower Charging adapter inside the box. For security, Motorola has included a fingerprint scanner and Face Unlock. The phone also supports the NFC feature and has a hybrid dual SIM slot.

Motorola Moto G9 Play Batter and Charging

Motorola Moto G9 Play Specifications

Dimensions &
165.21mm x 75.73 mm x 9.18 mm
200 g (7.05 oz)
BodyGlass front, plastic frame, and plastic back
Water-repellent design
Display6.5 inches HD+ IPS TFT LCD
1600 x  720 pixels, 269 PPI density
20:9 aspect ratio
Rear CameraTriple Camera system;
48MP primary sensor f/1.7, Quad Pixel technology
2MP f/2.4, (macro)
2MP f/2.4 (depth)
LED FLash1080p@30/60fps Video Recordings
Front CameraSingle selfie;
8MP f/2.21080p@30fps Video Recordings
Internals4GB RAM
64GB/128GB internal storage
dedicated microSDXC 
OSAndroid 10
ChipsetQualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 Soc (11nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPUAdreno 610 GPU
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh
15W Fast Charging
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient Light sensor, Sar sensor, Gyroscope
Color optionsForest Green, Sapphire Blue, and Spring Pink

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Motorola Moto G9 Play Price in Nepal & Availability

Motorola launched Moto G9 Play with a 4GB/128GB memory configuration at a price of NPR 19,990 in Nepal. The phone is available in only Sapphire Blue color finish, and you can buy it exclusively on Daraz.

Motorola Moto G9 Play variantPrice in Nepal
Moto G9 Play (4GB+128GB)Rs. 19,990

Motorola Moto G9 Play is definitely a contender for the list of best smartphones under Rs. 20,000. It gives a tough competition to Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime, Poco M2, Realme C15, OPPO A15, etc. 

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Sanak Shrestha
At TechSanchar, I write content related to technologies and gadgets. I am also an SEO trainee and like keeping myself updated with the trending technologies and move forward.

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