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Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB) vs Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto X Style vs Apple Watch 3 Aluminum devices, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple Watch 3 Aluminum XMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)20Points
Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsApple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)Compare Motorola Moto X Style X
Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better device? Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)

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!

Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)20 Advantages Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)vsWatch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)7 Advantages Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core193%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR33 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs768MB LPDDR4
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)3%
Thinner
vs11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
+1440x2560 pixels29 times
Higher resolution screen
vs390x312 pixels
+515 PPI70%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs303 PPI
+5.7"2 times
Larger screen
vs1.65"
+(back) 20.7MPAdvantage
With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)Advantage
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsNot supported
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)79%
More apps available to download and use
vs1400000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh8 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs352 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+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)
+MicroUSB 2.0Advantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsNot supported
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsNot supported
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+35 grams (1.23 ounces)4 times
Lighter
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
IP52 certifiedvs+50 meters waterproofAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

14 Common items in both devices
16GB (10GB available)
16 million
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+7 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
ModelMoto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Other model namesMoto X Style XT1572, Motorola ClarkApple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE), Apple Watch S3
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateSeptember, 2015September, 2017
Depth11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)36.4 x 42.5 millimeters (1.43 x 1.67 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)35 grams (1.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic composite back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing50 meters waterproof
System (OS)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopWatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatWatchOS 5.0
HardwareMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 418PowerVR G6200
RAM memory3GB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels390x312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI303 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1892 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)
LTE Cat4

A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1892 model (China):
LTE (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsNot supported
CameraMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixelsNot supported
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsNot supported
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.1µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationNot supported
ZoomOnly digital zoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraNot supported
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
USBMicroUSB 2.0Not supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackNot supported
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5Not supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray
- Sport Band or Nike Sport Band
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh352 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (42mm 4G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.52W/kg (head) | 0.34W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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