Motorola Moto Z3 Play vs Samsung Galaxy A30s

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
268 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

77.92 %
84.95 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 509
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
 

Features

PDAF
PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
8 MP

Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide

Third camera

 
5 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
 

Front

8 MP
16 MP

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)
6.24 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.50 oz (156 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Black
Prism crush black, Prism crush white, Prism crush violet, Prism crush green

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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, Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Compass

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Shopping information

In The Box

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

MSRP

$ 500
 
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