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Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB vs Motorola Moto Z3 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPad Air vs Motorola Moto Z3 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Moto Z3 X08Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

8820
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple iPad Air X26Motorola Moto Z3 64GB
Motorola Moto Z3 64GB
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Moto Z3 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


08 Advantages Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
iPad Air 4G 128GBvsMoto Z3 64GB
 151%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GBvs64GB (51GB user available)
 35%35%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 61%61%
+Larger screen
9.7"vs6.01"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 194%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
8820 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

26 Advantages Motorola Moto Z3 64GB
Moto Z3 64GBvsiPad Air 4G 128GB
 113%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 2 times100%
+Lighter
156 grams (5.46 ounces)vs478 grams (16.73 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)vs7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 52%52%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs264 PPI
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 9 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (side-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water splash resistant (don't immerse)vsNot supported

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
ModeliPad Air 4G 128GBMoto Z3 64GB
Also known asApple iPad Air 4G LTE A1475 CDMA, Apple iPad 5, iPad Air 1Verizon Lenovo Moto Z3 XT192917 4GB RAM + 64GB, MOTXT192917
Country or region availablefeature not registeredUSA
BrandAppleMotorola
Release dateNovember, 2013August, 2018
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)76.5 x 156.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.16 in)
Weight478 grams (16.73 ounces)156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Operating systemiOS 7.0Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateiOS 8.0Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Apple A7 APL569864bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Dual-Core CycloneOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 280
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6430 MP4Qualcomm Adreno 540 710Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB64GB (51GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitSuper AMOLED
Screen size9.7" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1536x2048 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600LTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14,17,18,19,20,25,26,28,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41,46)
Primary data networkCDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Main camera5 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP mono
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.25µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Front camera1.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portfeature not registeredNot supported
Other functionsApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertNot supportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
- Colors: Ceramic Black
- Aluminum body (6000 series)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 back panel
- Moto mods (modular)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity8820 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GBMotorola Moto Z3 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered