Motorola Moto Z4 benchmarks

  • DisplayThe scientific display measurements allow us to inspect the quality of this extremely important component in such a great depth that is not possible with the naked eye. Armed with a colorimeter device and some specialized software, we study the various aspects of smartphone and tablet screens, such as their brightness, color temperature, gamma, color gamut and accuracy.
    • Screen measurementsOur ‘Screen measurements’ table is like a quick, yet very detailed overview of a display. With just a quick glance, you can discover a great deal of important data, including the maximum brightness, contrast ratio, gamma, color temperature, etc. Hover over each category to learn more about it and what makes it important!
      Maximum brightness Higher is better Minimum brightness (nits) Lower is better Contrast Higher is better Color temperature (Kelvins) Gamma Delta E rgbcmy Lower is better Delta E grayscale Lower is better
      Samsung Galaxy A50 593
      Motorola Moto G7 Power 523
      Motorola Moto G7 511
      Motorola Moto Z3 452
      Motorola Moto Z4 431
      Google Pixel 3a 412
    • Color chartsSometimes, it’s easier to get an idea of how good a display is by comparing its measured colors to reference ones. The ‘Color accuracy’ and ‘Greyscale accuracy’ charts will give you just that, with the latter providing a visual representation of the color temperature and gamma. The ‘Color gamut’ chart, on the other hand, will show you just how much of a deviation there is from the colors’ reference points.

      The CIE 1931 xy color gamut chart represents the set (area) of colors that a display can reproduce, with the sRGB colorspace (the highlighted triangle) serving as reference. The chart also provides a visual representation of a display's color accuracy. The small squares across the boundaries of the triangle are the reference points for the various colors, while the small dots are the actual measurements. Ideally, each dot should be positioned on top of its respective square. The 'x: CIE31' and 'y: CIE31' values in the table below the chart indicate the position of each measurement on the chart. 'Y' shows the luminance (in nits) of each measured color, while 'Target Y' is the desired luminance level for that color. Finally, 'ΔE 2000' is the Delta E value of the measured color. Delta E values of below 2 are ideal.

      These measurements are made using SpectraCal's CalMAN calibration software.

  • Performance BenchmarksIf there’s one thing smartphone consumers value extremely highly, that’s lightning-fast system performance. But how do you tell if a device has the necessary power to carry you through the seas of demanding apps and beyond? The answer is simple - through synthetic benchmarking! Thankfully, there are now tools that are professional enough to give us a good idea about the punch our devices really pack.
    AnTuTu Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z3 179800
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 177318
    Motorola Moto Z4 171200
    Samsung Galaxy A50 146732
    Google Pixel 3a 130209
    Motorola Moto G7 107447
    GFXBench T-Rex HD on-screen Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 60
    GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 on-screen Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z3 35
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 22
    Motorola Moto Z4 19
    Samsung Galaxy A50 13
    Google Pixel 3a 19
    Motorola Moto G7 6.6
    Basemark OS II Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 3550
    JetStream Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z3 63.679
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 60.686
    Motorola Moto Z4 72.149
    Samsung Galaxy A50 28.364
    Google Pixel 3a 24.381
    Motorola Moto G7 45.356
    Geekbench 4 single-core Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z3 1609
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 1911
    Motorola Moto Z4 2388
    Samsung Galaxy A50 1716
    Google Pixel 3a 1173
    Motorola Moto G7 1256
    Geekbench 4 multi-core Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z3 5569
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 6603
    Motorola Moto Z4 6512
    Samsung Galaxy A50 5653
    Google Pixel 3a 3883
    Motorola Moto G7 4785
  • Camera SpeedA good camera is the one that’s always there when you need it. Quality matters, but so does speed, and that is why we do a series of tests to determine if a smartphone’s camera has what it takes to be a reliable tool in your photographic activities. We measure camera speed by running the cross-platform benchmark program CamSpeed, and by performing our own proprietary speed test.
    Taking a pic Lower is better Taking an HDR pic (sec) Lower is better CamSpeed score Higher is better CamSpeed score with flash Higher is better
    Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition 1.49
    Motorola Moto G7 Power 1.6
    No data
    No data
    Motorola Moto G7 1.8
    No data
    No data
    Motorola Moto Z4 1.8
    No data
    No data
    Motorola Moto Z3 1.85
    Motorola Moto Z3 Play 2.4
  • Battery LifeNothing can replace a reliable, long-lasting battery that can easily carry you and your smartphone through at least a day of heavy usage. Of course, you can always get one of those chubby battery cases, but how uncool would that be? Instead, we’d suggest that you take advantage of our battery life ratings, which are based on our own, custom-designed battery test, to see how the phones compare.

    We measure battery life by running a custom web-script, designed to replicate the power consumption of typical real-life usage. All devices that go through the test have their displays set at 200-nit brightness.

    hours Higher is better
    Motorola Moto G7 Power
    20h 8 min (Excellent)
    Samsung Galaxy A50
    10h 46 min (Excellent)
    Google Pixel 3a
    9h 55 min (Excellent)
    Motorola Moto Z4
    9h 49 min (Excellent)
    Motorola Moto G7
    9h 17 min (Excellent)
    Motorola Moto Z3
    8h 34 min (Excellent)
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