Apple iPhone XS vs Motorola Moto Z3

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Display

Size

5.8 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1125 x 2436 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9
18:9

Pixel density

459 PPI
402 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

82.64 %
77.92 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

 
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 4-core GPU
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
64GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (13.x, 12.x)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2659 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time

20.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)
24.00 hours
the average is 18 h (1103 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 21 days (515 h)

Music playback

60.00 hours
80.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase-detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase-detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Black and White, Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Third camera

 
 

Features

 
Laser and Phase-detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash

Quad LED
Dual LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Lock/Unlock key; Right: Volume control

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

 
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Headphones port
Mass storage device, Charging, Headphones port

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

 
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

 
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

 
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

 
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

 
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2018
Jun 29, 2018

FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link
FCC ID value: IHDT56XJ1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.90 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.99 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.48 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, headset adapter, guides

MSRP

$ 999
$ 480

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2018
Aug 03, 2018
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