Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs Motorola Moto Z3

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

70.06 %
77.92 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

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

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 8953 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Adreno 540

RAM:

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 7.1 Nougat)
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:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 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, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

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), 720x480 (DVD) (480 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, HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 inches (156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99 mm)
6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.50 oz (156.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Interchangeable covers

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
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), 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), 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 7 (300/100 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:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499
$ 480

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 01, 2017
Aug 03, 2018
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