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Motorola Moto E3 (XT1700) vs Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto E3 vs Samsung Z3 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Z3 XMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)06Points
Motorola Moto E3 (XT1700)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

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07PointsSamsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)Compare Motorola Moto E3 X
Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
5"
AMOLED

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2600
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)

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!

Moto E3 (XT1700)6 Advantages Motorola Moto E3 (XT1700)vsZ3 (SM-Z300F/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
+HDR photo only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)1666 times
More apps available to download and use
vs1500 apps
+Ambient LightAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2800 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2600 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB (4GB user free)vs+8GB (5GB user free)25%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
141 grams (4.94 ounces)vs+137 grams (4.8 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

29 Common items in both devices
1GB LPDDR3
16 million
720x1280 pixels
294 PPI
5"
(back) 8MP
LED flash
+22 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 featuresMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
ModelMoto E3 (XT1700)Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Other model namesLenovo Moto E 2016, Moto E 3rd generationSamsung Z3 Duos SM-Z300F/Dual-Sim (4G LTE)
Country or region available(Global, International)ChinaEuropeHong Kong
(Global, International), China, Europe, Hong Kong
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2016October, 2015
Depth8.55 millimeters (0.34 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.6 x 143.8 millimeters (2.82 x 5.66 in)70 x 141.6 millimeters (2.76 x 5.57 in)
Weight141 grams (4.94 ounces)137 grams (4.8 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowTizen 2.3
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6735P (28nm)32bit - Spreadtrum SC7730A
CPU processor1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 400MhzARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory1GB LPDDR31GB
Internal storage8GB (4GB user free)8GB (5GB user free)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 800/850/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- LED notification
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Silver
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)GK40feature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto E3 (XT1700)Samsung Z3 (SM-Z300F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.497W/kg (head) | 0.718W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.562W/kg (head) | 0.427W/kg (body)