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Motorola Moto Z3 (128GB) vs Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)

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

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Compare Motorola Moto E XMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)30Points
Motorola Moto Z3 (128GB)
6.01"
AMOLED

1080x2160

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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04PointsMotorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)Compare Motorola Moto Z3 X
Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
4.3"
TFT

540x960

5
MP

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1980
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z3 (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!

Moto Z3 (128GB)30 Advantages Motorola Moto Z3 (128GB)vsMoto E (Dual TV XT1025)4 Advantages Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (114GB available)51 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs4GB (2.2GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)82%
Thinner
vs12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2160 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+402 PPI57%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs256 PPI
+6.01"40%
Larger screen
vs4.3"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)19 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFWVGA (854x480)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps48 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1980 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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + 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
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
156 grams (5.46 ounces)vs+142 grams (4.97 ounces)10%
Lighter
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
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+Digital TVAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
+8 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 Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
ModelMoto Z3 (128GB)Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Other model namesLenovo Moto Z3 (128GB + 6GB RAM)Motorola Moto E DTV XT1025, Moto E1, Motorola XT1025
Country or region availableChina
China
Brazil
Brazil
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateAugust, 2018May, 2014
Depth6.75 millimeters (0.27 inches)12.3 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Size (width x height)76.5 x 156.5 millimeters (3.01 x 6.16 in)64.8 x 124.8 millimeters (2.55 x 4.91 in)
Weight156 grams (5.46 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Water splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 280
1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 302
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)4GB (2.2GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.01" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~63% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels540x960 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
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
CallingMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP mono
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFWVGA (854x480) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Ceramic Black
- Aluminum body (6000 series)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 back panel
- Moto mods (modular)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Picture-taking during video recording
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh1980 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto Z3 (128GB)Motorola Moto E (Dual TV XT1025)
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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