What are the advantages and disadvantages of Moto Z? A review of the features.

Created date: 02/24/2018, 23:15:01, Updated date: 09/30/2018, 14:15:01

In-depth review of Moto Z's features

We have evaluated and provided a review on whether you should buy the Moto Z thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Moto Z so that you can see them at a glance.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Moto Z

Moto Z's size

The Moto Z has a width of 29.9 in (76 mm), a length of 60.6 in (154 mm), and a thickness of 2.0 in (5.19 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Moto Z is about 4.8 oz (136 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Moto Z, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Moto Z's screen

Moto Z has a 5.5 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Moto Z has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

The CPU performance of Moto Z

With the 1.8GHz+1.3GHz×4(Quad core) for processing power, the Moto Z has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 4GB of RAM, the Moto Z has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Moto Z, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Moto Z's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the Moto Z is 64GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Moto Z is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

The camera function of Moto Z

Moto Z has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, Moto Z has an 5 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

The battery performance of Moto Z

The battery performance of the Moto Z is 2600mAh, which is a normal capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the Moto Z has a normal amount of battery life. There is nothing to be worried about with everyday use. However, if you are using the internet or playing a game for a long time, you might feel a bit frustrated with the battery life.

Overall assessment of Moto Z

The Moto Z is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

The merits and demerits of Moto Z

The merits of Moto Z

  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.

The demerits of Moto Z

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Comparing the specifications of Moto Z against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Moto Z

67.5-Display size:5.5 inch, Weight:4.8 oz (136 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:2600mAh

Moto G4 Plus

66.7Display size:5.5 inch, Weight:5.5 oz (157 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Moto X Play

66.3Display size:5.5 inch, Weight:6.0 oz (169 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, CPU specs:1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3630mAh

Motorola Moto E3 Power

57.8Display size:5 inch, Weight:5.4 oz (153.5 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6735P, CPU specs:1.0GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB, Storage size:16GB, Battery capacity:3500mAh

Motorola Moto Z Play

68.1Display size:5.5 inch, Weight:5.8 oz (165 g), Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3510mAh

Motorola Moto E3

51.7Display size:5 inch, Weight:5.0 oz (140.6 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6735P, CPU specs:1.0GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB, Storage size:8GB, Battery capacity:2800mAh

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Moto Z

54.8-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.9 in (76 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 2.0 in (5.19 mm)

Moto G4 Plus

51.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.1 in (7.87 mm)

Moto X Play

51.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 58.3 in (148 mm) x 4.3 in (10.9 mm)

Moto G 3rd

54.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 4.6 in (11.6 mm)

Moto Z Play

51.6Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 61.8 in (157 mm) x 2.8 in (6.99 mm)

Motorola Moto E3 Power

57.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.2 in (71.6 mm) x 56.6 in (143.8 mm) x 3.8 in (9.6 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Moto Z

75.9-Weight:4.8 oz (136 g)

Moto G4 Plus

67.6Weight:5.5 oz (157 g)

Moto X Play

62.8Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

Moto G 3rd

68.4Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Moto Z Play

64.4Weight:5.8 oz (165 g)

Motorola Moto E3 Power

68.9Weight:5.4 oz (153.5 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Moto Z

82.0-Display size:5.5 inch

Moto G4 Plus

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

Moto X Play

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

Moto G 3rd

74.0Display size:5 inch

Moto Z Play

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

Motorola Moto E3 Power

74.0Display size:5 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Moto Z

70.0-RAM size:4GB

Moto G4 Plus

60.0RAM size:3GB

Moto X Play

50.0RAM size:2GB

Moto G 3rd

50.0RAM size:2GB

Moto Z Play

60.0RAM size:3GB

Motorola Moto E3 Power

50.0RAM size:2GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Moto Z

67.0-Storage size:64GB

Moto G4 Plus

55.5Storage size:32GB

Moto X Play

55.5Storage size:32GB

Moto G 3rd

50.0Storage size:16GB

Moto Z Play

55.5Storage size:32GB

Motorola Moto E3 Power

50.0Storage size:16GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Moto Z

59.0-Battery capacity:2600mAh

Moto G4 Plus

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Moto X Play

74.5Battery capacity:3630mAh

Moto G 3rd

57.1Battery capacity:2470mAh

Moto Z Play

72.7Battery capacity:3510mAh

Motorola Moto E3 Power

72.5Battery capacity:3500mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Moto Z

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Moto G4 Plus

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Moto X Play

80.6Rear-camera resolution:21 MP

Moto G 3rd

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Moto Z Play

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Motorola Moto E3 Power

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Moto Z

50.0-Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Moto G4 Plus

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Moto X Play

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Moto G 3rd

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Moto Z Play

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Motorola Moto E3 Power

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Moto Z

65.3-Color:Black/Gold/BlackGold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.9 in (76 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 2.0 in (5.19 mm), Weight:4.8 oz (136 g)

Moto G4 Plus

59.6Color:Black/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 60.2 in (153 mm) x 3.1 in (7.87 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (157 g)

Moto X Play

57.3Color:Black/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 58.3 in (148 mm) x 4.3 in (10.9 mm), Weight:6.0 oz (169 g)

Moto G 3rd

61.3Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 56.3 in (143 mm) x 4.6 in (11.6 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Moto Z Play

58.0Color:White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.3 in (77 mm) x 61.8 in (157 mm) x 2.8 in (6.99 mm), Weight:5.8 oz (165 g)

Motorola Moto E3 Power

63.0Color:Black,white, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.2 in (71.6 mm) x 56.6 in (143.8 mm) x 3.8 in (9.6 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (153.5 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Moto Z

88.5-Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:534ppi

Moto G4 Plus

85.0Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

Moto X Play

85.0Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

Moto G 3rd

59.9Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

Moto Z Play

85.0Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

Motorola Moto E3 Power

59.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Moto Z

53.5-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:4GB

Moto G4 Plus

74.8OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Moto X Play

66.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, CPU specs:1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

Moto G 3rd

39.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, CPU specs:1.4GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

Moto Z Play

88.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Motorola Moto E3 Power

27.3OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6735P, CPU specs:1.0GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

Specifications of Moto Z

Moto Z
ImageMoto Z
MakerMotorola
BrandMoto Z
Release date10/19, 2016
ColorBlack/Gold/BlackGold
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.9 in (76 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 2.0 in (5.19 mm)
Weight4.8 oz (136 g)
Display size5.5 inch
Display typeOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1440 x 2560
Pixel density534ppi
Battery capacity2600mAh
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 820
CPU specs1.8GHz+1.3GHz×4(Quad core)
RAM size4GB
Storage size64GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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