Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) vs Google Pixel 3

Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

520 ppi
442 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.03 %
77.36 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)
5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 52
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, White
Black, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 630

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2915 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Stand-by time

 
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 07, 2015
Aug 31, 2018

FCC ID value: IHDT56UC1 link
FCC ID value: A4RG013A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Body

1.43 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.36 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide

MSRP price

 
$ 899
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