On Thursday, August 16, 2018, Moto Z3 made its headway into the smartphone market. It became official after a few weeks of being announced. Moto Z3 is in many aspects a device which resembles Moto Z3 Play. It has the same glass sandwich design and identical dimensions and more noticeable is the fact that Moto Z3 has no headphone jack.
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Design and Display
Moto Z3 features a 6.1-inch Super AMOLED display with rounded corners, 16M colors, having a resolution of 2160 x1080. The device weighs 156 grams and has 6.8mm thickness. There is an aspect ratio of 18.9, for the device, coupled with 156 x 76.5 dimension. Moto Z3 three has a front and back build of Gorilla Glass 3, an aluminum frame 6000 series and is reputed to be splash and dust resistant. It comes with a striking bezel-less display.
The Motorola Moto Z3 is ceramic black in color.
The Moto Z3 features primary dual rear cameras 12 MP + 12 MP of dual LED tone flash, panorama, having the ability to shoot nice-looking videos of 2160p@30fps or 1080p@30/60fps. Of course, you can count on the device to produce great results when you snap pictures too. The front camera is a single 8 MP f/2.0, 24mm design, able to shoot videos in the 1080p@30fps range.
During the day, the Moto Z3 cameras perform reasonably well. They do the decent job of not overexposing or underexposing high-contrast scenario due to the High Dynamic Range function (HDR).
Moto Z3 is GSM, HSPA, and LTE capacitive. There is the Wi-Fi 802.11, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptx. The devices come with A-GPS Glonass, an FM radio, a 3.1mm Type-C USB On-The-Go, having a reversible connector, and a magnetic connector. The device has the capacity to handle single or dual SIMs. They are; single SIM, which is a Nano – or dual SIM also Nano on standby.
The sensors on Moto Z3 include Compass/Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Software and Hardware
As anyone would expect, Moto Z3 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo top-tier hardware, with Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835. Add to the performance, an Octa-core 2.35GHZ Kyro CPU, and Adreno 540 GPU. This indicates that Moto Z3 is able to handle a lot of stress. It has 4GB RAM, an internal storage of 64GB or 6GB RAM for 128GB, which is expandable up to 512GB with the aid of microSD.
Moto Z3 is amazing in the sense that one is able to modify and enable 5G Mod access on the device. However, this feature will only be available in 2019.
Battery Life, Availability, and Price
The device has a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery but Moto Z3 also has a good reputation when it comes to battery life. There’s the additional 2220 mAh.
Snap the Moto Mod battery add-on that comes with the device and you can have a smartphone that lasts for two days after a single full charge. Set the pack to charge at a constant 80% or 100%.
Moto Z3 goes for only $480. Don’t be surprised when you visit some online stores and you see it selling for $500 or above because this could be due to hidden shipping or packaging costs. It is available right now in both online and offline stores.