Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition vs Motorola Moto Z3

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Display

Size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
534 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
77.92 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2730 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Third camera

 
 

 
Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle, Flash)
8 MP (Wide Angle)

Design

Dimensions

6.13 x 2.99 x 0.24 inches (155.8 x 76 x 6.1 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
Black

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 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 Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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

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

Features

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 800
$ 480
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