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Google Pixel 3 (128GB) vs Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 3 vs Motorola Moto E6 Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
5.5"
POLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2915
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsMotorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)Compare Google Pixel 3 X
Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 3 (128GB)

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!

Pixel 3 (128GB)29 Advantages Google Pixel 3 (128GB)vsMoto E6 Play (XT2029-2)7 Advantages Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
+2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core95%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (114GB available)5 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (20GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2160 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+439 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs293 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 8MP + 8MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+18W3 times
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.
vs5W
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
148 grams (5.18 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)6%
Lighter
(back) 12.2MPvs+(back) 13MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2915 mAhvs+3000 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
5.5"
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+12 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
ModelPixel 3 (128GB)Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 3 G013A, HTC BluelineLenovo Moto E6 Play XT2029 Single-sim
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandGoogleMotorola
Release dateOctober, 2018October, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68.2 x 145.6 millimeters (2.69 x 5.73 in)70.9 x 146.5 millimeters (2.79 x 5.77 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6739 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzPowerVR GE8100 570Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Display typeP-OLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)720x1440 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)439 PPI293 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR8feature not registered
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/75 Mbps150/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 cameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.219mm
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
- Always-on display
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage screen
- 1080p@120fps slow motion
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Turquoise Blue, Anthracite
- 18:9 display (Max Vision HD+)
- Silicone case included
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2915 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
5W Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E6 Play (XT2029-2)
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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