Motorola Moto Z Droid Edition vs Motorola Moto Z3

Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

535 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

71.77 %
77.92 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

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

Third camera

 
 

Features

 
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 2.96 x 0.20 inches (153.3 x 75.3 x 5.19 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

4.80 oz (136 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

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

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, White
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700 c)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 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

Multimedia

Headphones

No 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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 480
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