Motorola has official launched the Moto Z3 in the US market at an event held in Chicago. It is like an upgraded version of the the Moto Z3 Play launched back earlier this year. The smartphone is a mixture of new and old hardware but it’s definitely more capable than the Z3 Play. The device is only 6.75 mm thick which makes its thinner than the iPhone X, Samsung S9 Plus and Pixel 2 XL.
The Z3 comes with an 6000 series aluminium body. As for the specs the Moto Z3 features an 6.01 inch AMOLED display with an resolution of FHD (2160×1080) and protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset along with Adreno 540 GPU coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable upto 2TB via a microSD card.
In the optics department,it sports a dual camera setup at the back with a dual LED Flash enclosed in a circular frame. The primary sensor is of 12MP with 1.25um pixels and f/2.0 aperture while the second is a 12MP monochrome sensor that clicks black and white photos. It comes with portrait mode, PDAF, 4k support, 30fps slow motion and low light photography options.
The smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Moto Display, Voice and Actions. It is backed by an 3,000 mAh battery.There are connection ports for Moto Mods in the rear. The real attraction lies in the Motorola’s 5G Moto Mod which will be released in the 2019. This mod will allow the Z3 and previous Z series phones which support Moto mods run high speed 5G network. There are 17 Moto mods that includes stereo speaker, a projector, a speaker with Amazon Alexa built-in, a 360-degree camera, a camera lens, an extra battery pack among others.
As for the price the Moto Z3 comes at a price tag of $460 (Rs 30,000 approx) with an additional $300 price reduction if you use its device payment plan and switch to Verizon while exchanging your old phone. That brings the price down to just $160.
Moto Z3 Specifications
- 6.01 inch FHD+ display
- Snapdragon 835
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal
- 12+12MP rear cameras
- 8MP front camera
- 3000mAh battery