Moto Z3 specs: A mixed bag of old and new

By | 2nd August 2018

The Moto Z3 is a 2018 smartphone with 2017 DNA.

The Moto Z3 is officially official, and as expected, is a more powerful version of the Moto Z3 Play that was released earlier in the year.

However, some of the key specs aren't exactly what we were expecting.

While the Moto Z3 is a more than capable piece of tech, its spec sheet is an interesting mix of tech that's both old and new. Have a look for yourself below.

SpecMoto Z3 Specs
Operating systemAndroid 8.1
Moto Display, Voice, Actions
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
GPUAdreno 540 GPU
Screen6.01-inch Full HD (2160x1080) AMOLED
MaterialsGorilla Glass 3
6000 series aluminum
RAM4GB
Storage64GB
ExpandabilitymicroSD up to 2TB
Rear camera12MP, Dual Autofocus Pixel
phase-detect, laser autofocus
1.25um pixels
f/2.0 lens
dual-LED flash
Rear camera 212MP black & white
Phase detection autofocus
portrait mode
Video capture720p (120fps), 1080p, 4K (30fps)
Front camera8MP
1.12-micron pixels
f/2.0 wide-angle lens
ConnectivityUSB-C
(USB-C to 3.5mm adapter included)
SpeakerSingle front-facing
Moto Mods supportYes
Water resistanceWater-repellent coating
SecuritySide fingerprint sensor, face unlock
NFCYes
Battery3000mAh
TurboPower charger (8 hrs battery in 15 min)
ColorsDeep Indigo
Dimensions76.5 x 156.5 x 6.75 mm
Weight156g

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