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Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB) vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)

Side by side comparison between Asus Zenfone Live (L2) vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto Z3 Play XAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)05Points
Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26PointsMotorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)Compare Asus Zenfone Live (L2) X
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)5 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)vsMoto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)26 Advantages Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
+140 grams (4.9 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs156 grams (5.46 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core65%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (11GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)21%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
293 PPIvs+402 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+6.01"9%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP113%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+15W50%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
ModelZenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Other model namesAsus ZenFone Live L2 ZA550KL (2GB RAM)Lenovo Moto Z3 Play 32GB + 4GB RAM XT1929 Verizon wireless
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusMotorola
Release dateApril, 2019June, 2018
Depth8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)76.5 x 156.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.16 in)
Weight140 grams (4.9 ounces)156 grams (5.46 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches6.01" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels (18:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)293 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA version (Europe):
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

B version (India):
UMTS 850/900/2100

C version:
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

D version (America):
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

A version (Europe):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (40)

B version (India):
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)

C version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 41)

D version (America):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18)
LTE Cat13 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,20,28,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Rocket Red, Cosmic Blue
- Android Go edition
- ZenUI 5
- Touch glove display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Deep Indigo
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame (6000 series)
- 2.5D gorilla glass screen
- Max vision 18:9 display
- Fast battery charging 15W
- Moto mods support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateAsus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)Motorola Moto Z3 Play (XT1929-1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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