Motorola DROID MAXX vs Motorola Moto Z Play Droid

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
401 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
69.71 %

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Motorola X8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 506

RAM

2 GB
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3510 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower

Stand-by time

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (489 h)
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

10 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1.3 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

 
HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

 
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle, Flash

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.28 inches (156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Kevlar
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Interchangeable covers

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Black, Gold, Gray, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4(AWS-1), 13(700 c)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
 

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, AMR, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
 

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

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

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

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, TTY/TDD
 

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.54 W/kg
 

Body

0.32 W/kg
 

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 23, 2013
Aug 31, 2016
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