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Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GB vs Motorola P30 Play

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GB vs Motorola P30 Play phones. Which is the best phone?

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Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GB
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola P30 Play
5.9"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GB

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 phone! Comment!


13 Advantages Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GB
ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBvsP30 Play
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs4GB LPDDR3
 120%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (112GB user available)vs64GB (51GB user available)
 12%12%
+Lighter
145 grams (5.08 ounces)vs162 grams (5.67 ounces)
 7%7%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS IPS LCD
 89%89%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 49%49%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
424 PPIvs285 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 11%11%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
 3%3%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3100 mAhvs3000 mAh
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 + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorvsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go

11 Advantages Motorola P30 Play
P30 PlayvsZUK Z2 Pro 128GB
 32%32%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Larger screen
5.9"vs5.2"
 14%14%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 2MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsDual LED flash
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
300 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
BrandLenovoMotorola
ModelZUK Z2 Pro 128GBP30 Play
Also known asLenovo Zuk Z2 Pro Ultimate Z2121 6GB RAM, 联想ZUK Z2121Lenovo P30 Play XT1941-2, Moto One, Motorola One
Country or region where it's soldChinaChina
Release dateJune, 2016October, 2018
Depth7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.5 x 145.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.72 in)72.2 x 149.9 millimeters (2.84 x 5.9 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530 624MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (112GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Display typeSuper AMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~72.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI285 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
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
Primary camera / Back cameraLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Main camera13 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4 1.75um)
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Heart rate
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Titanium Black, Ceramic White
- Aluminum frame
- 2.5D glass screen
- 2.5D glass in the back
- ZUI 2.5.3
- LED notification
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 6h in 20min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3100 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk timefeature not registered660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Lenovo ZUK Z2 Pro 128GBMotorola P30 Play
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered