Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto Z3

Display

Display size

5.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

67.18 %
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

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; 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

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

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

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

Colors

Gold, Gray
Black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

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

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26
Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, 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
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Music playback

 
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 29, 2018

 
FCC ID value: IHDT56XJ1 link

FCC 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

$ 229
$ 480
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