Motorola Moto G (2014) vs Motorola Moto Z3

VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

68.99 %
77.92 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Third camera

 
 

Hardware Features

 
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 inches (141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, White
Black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 540

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2070 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Music playback

 
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

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

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 29, 2018

 
FCC ID value: IHDT56XJ1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.48 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, headset adapter, guides

MSRP price

$ 180
$ 480
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