Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition vs Motorola Moto Z3

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

534 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.52 %
77.92 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

4 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

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

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1117 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.5 days (299 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Music playback

 
80.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, 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 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, 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

 
 

Features

 
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

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 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
Wide Angle

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

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

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

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

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Lock/Unlock key; Right: Volume control

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

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

Location

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

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jun 29, 2018

 
FCC ID value: IHDT56XJ1 link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.48 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP price

$ 800
$ 480

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 25, 2017
Aug 03, 2018
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