Moto Z VS. Motorola Moto Z2 Play: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Moto Z VS. Motorola Moto Z2 Play. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.8
Cost-effectiveness
7.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
6.8
6.1
Performance & Hardware
7.2
6.1
Camera
7.2
7.2
Connectivity
6.2
7.6
Battery
3.7
4

Basics

Brand

Aliases
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Release Date

Release date
June 2016, 3 years ago
June 2017, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.3 mm
153.3 mm
5.2 mm
76.2 mm
156.2 mm
5.9 mm
Weight
136 g
145 g
Usable surface
72 %
70 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gold
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.5"
Type
Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
401 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Physical buttons
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Motorola Moto Z2 Play
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 1.8 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro
CPU
Dual cluster Kryo 2x1.8GHz + 2x1.7GHz
ARM Cortex-A53
Type
Quad-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 530 510MHz
Qualcomm Adreno 506

RAM

RAM
4 GB
4 GB

Antutu

Score
147.742
Overall performance better than 83% of devices
66.427
Overall performance better than 63% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Magnetometer
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.127 µm
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Sensor
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sony IMX362 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.8
f/1.7
Flash
Dual LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Front Flash
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
5 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B13 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA B5 (850)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.910 W/Kg on head
1.140 W/Kg on body
1.455 W/Kg on head
1.240 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
2600 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Prices

Prices

Prices