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 ratio

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
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), 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 oz (172 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 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

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

up to 2000 GB
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

Charging

Yes
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Music playback

 
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13
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

GSM

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

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

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

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jul 13, 2016
Jun 29, 2018

FCC ID value: IHDT56VB4 link
FCC ID value: IHDT56XJ1 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.54 W/kg
0.79 W/kg

Body

1.14 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.18 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.48 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

 
$ 480
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