Droid Turbo to Moto Z Play

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Looking to upgrade from a Turbo to a Z Play, mostly for the battery life. would this be considered an upgrade in function and feature?
 

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Looking to upgrade from a Turbo to a Z Play, mostly for the battery life. would this be considered an upgrade in function and feature?
Traded my droid turbo 3 weeks ago and can't even see it in the rear view mirror. I had to root it to get its battery to last more than a day. The first one broke and the replacement was just OK. I really like the Z Play - It is fast, no problems reading text on screen. Easy to customize and batter is the best I have ever seen on a stock cellphone. This phone is much easier and quicker than my wife's Samsung G6. Her camera is the only feature that is better. I carry a DSLR and almost never use the phone for photos. Hope you enjoy yours and good luck.
Mike
 

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Traded my droid turbo 3 weeks ago and can't even see it in the rear view mirror. I had to root it to get its battery to last more than a day. The first one broke and the replacement was just OK. I really like the Z Play - It is fast, no problems reading text on screen. Easy to customize and batter is the best I have ever seen on a stock cellphone. This phone is much easier and quicker than my wife's Samsung G6. Her camera is the only feature that is better. I carry a DSLR and almost never use the phone for photos. Hope you enjoy yours and good luck.
Mike

Just to clarify, you mean Droid Turbo 2, right? :)
 

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i went from the original turbo to the Z play.

the only advantage for me is the battery life.

the turbo battery life is very good but nothing like the Z play.

the camera in my opinion is much better on the droid turbo.

but besides the battery, the droid turbo i actually prefer.

i also like the 5.2" size better than the 5.5".

i would not have changed knowing what i know now.
 

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I went from the original turbo to the Z Force. My wife decided on getting the Play. She didn't like it and I wasn't going to return it. I use it occasionally, and activate it on my line about once a week.

I am blown away by the battery life. I don't have and screen shots but here's an example for you.

I have set both phones up the exact same way. Apps and so forth. I disable all connections at night. Wifi, 4g, both shut off. I restrict background data. I disable all apps from having access to background data unless the app is being used. Both phones charged and unplugged at the same time.

About 8-10 hours overnight and the Force will be at about 96-97%. The Play will still be at 100%. I have tested this 3 times, every time the same results.
 

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Thx. I'd go with a replacement Turbo, in a heartbeat, if I could still get on new. Problem is that they're all refurbished, with original batteries, which have reach the end of their lifespan.
 

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I really think I'm going to move forward and get the Moto Z Play Droid. I'm not a "gotta have the latest technology" sort of guy and battery life is very important to me.

I really won't be using the Moto Mods anytime soon, so I want to start researching a good case, since both sides of this are made of glass.
 

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I really think I'm going to move forward and get the Moto Z Play Droid. I'm not a "gotta have the latest technology" sort of guy and battery life is very important to me.

I really won't be using the Moto Mods anytime soon, so I want to start researching a good case, since both sides of this are made of glass.

Great choice. You won't need the mods. Verizon has several good cases in their stores. I'm using the standard $15 TPU case and like it. Barely adds any bulk.
 

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To me, the Z Force is the natural successor to the Droid Turbo and Turbo 2. The Play is more the natural successor to the Maxx and Maxx 2.
 

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i went from the original turbo to the Z play.

the only advantage for me is the battery life.

the turbo battery life is very good but nothing like the Z play.

the camera in my opinion is much better on the droid turbo.

but besides the battery, the droid turbo i actually prefer.

i also like the 5.2" size better than the 5.5".

i would not have changed knowing what i know now.

I had the same device prior to the Moto Z Play (Moto Maxx, rather than the VZW Droid Turbo), and I only wish I had done it sooner. I agree with the screen size - 5" is the perfect one-hand operation size for me personally, but I like everything else with this phone over the Droid Turbo/Moto Maxx. Most especially the battery life :D