Motorola Moto X Pure Edition (2015) vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

520 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

75.03 %
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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 418
Adreno 509

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

21 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

6.06 x 3.00 x 0.44 inches (153.9 x 76.2 x 11.06 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

6.31 oz (179 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash, Dust; IP 52
Splash

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

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

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 500
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