Motorola Moto Z3 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

In the early hours of today, Motorola announced the Moto Z3 in an even that took place in Chcago, United States of America. The phone is actually identical to the Moto Z3 Play, apart from the rear camera setup and the chipset used for it. The Motorola Moto Z3 supports MotoMods, but it will be the last device. So, from next year, we will probably say good bye to the modular system. check out the Motorola Moto Z3 features, specifications, price and release date.

Motorola Moto Z3 Specifications, Features, Price and Release Date

Motorola Moto Z3 Features

The Motorola Moto Z3 is splash resistant, it has the power button on its left side, and the fingerprint scanner located on the right. The phone employs a stock-ish version of Android that has navigation button that reminds us of the one Google added to the Android P beta releases.

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The Motorola Moto Z3 came with dual cameras, comprising of a 12MP f/2.0 sensor with 1.25um pixels and a 12MP monochrome sensor, and a dual LED flash. At the front you will find an 8MP shooter for taking selfies with 1.12um pixel size and an 84-degree field-of-view. The Moto Z3 has a 6 inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2160 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio.


The chipset of the Motorola Moto Z3 is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with a 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The chipset is a last year’s flagship. Though the 3000mAh battery is not really impressive, but at least we have seen that same capacity in some high-end phones manufactured this year. The Motorola Moto Z3 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.

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Motorola Moto Z3 Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps



Announced 2018, August
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, August 16th



Dimensions 156.5 x 76.5 x 6.8 mm (6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 in)
Weight 156 g (5.50 oz)
Build Front/rear glass (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame (6000 series)
  – Splash and dust resistant



Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.01 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~77.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~402 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3



OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo& 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540



Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM



Dual 12 MP, f/2.0, 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF
12 MP B/W, PDAF & laser AF
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps



Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm, 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX
Radio FM radio
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector, USB On-The-Go



Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Fast battery charging 15W
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer



  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery



Colors Ceramic Black
Price About 480 USD

Motorola Moto Z3 Release Date

The Motorola Moto Z3 release date is set for August 16, 2018, and it will be a Verizon exclusive. It will be available in Ceramic Black only. Check out the full price below.


Motorola Moto Z3 Price

The Motorola Moto Z3 price goes for $480 full retail, or $20 monthly installments that last for 24 months.

One Verizon’s 5G network is available next year, you will be able to buy a 5G MotoMod that will bring support for the newer technology to your Motorola Moto Z3, since it will pack Qualcomm’s X50 modem. Price for these various accessories will be announced later this year. At the moment, you can buy MotoMod that is over $100 for just $50, which will last for a limited time only.

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