Moto Z3 specs: A mixed bag of old and new

The Moto Z3 is officially official, and as expected, is a more powerful version of the Moto Z3 Play that was released earlier in the year.

However, some of the key specs aren't exactly what we were expecting.

While the Moto Z3 is a more than capable piece of tech, its spec sheet is an interesting mix of tech that's both old and new. Have a look for yourself below.

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SpecMoto Z3 Specs
Operating systemAndroid 8.1Moto Display, Voice, Actions
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
GPUAdreno 540 GPU
Screen6.01-inch Full HD (2160x1080) AMOLED
MaterialsGorilla Glass 36000 series aluminum
ExpandabilitymicroSD up to 2TB
Rear camera12MP, Dual Autofocus Pixelphase-detect, laser autofocus1.25um pixelsf/2.0 lensdual-LED flash
Rear camera 212MP black & whitePhase detection autofocusportrait mode
Video capture720p (120fps), 1080p, 4K (30fps)
Front camera8MP1.12-micron pixelsf/2.0 wide-angle lens
ConnectivityUSB-C(USB-C to 3.5mm adapter included)
SpeakerSingle front-facing
Moto Mods supportYes
Water resistanceWater-repellent coating
SecuritySide fingerprint sensor, face unlock
Battery3000mAhTurboPower charger (8 hrs battery in 15 min)
ColorsDeep Indigo
Dimensions76.5 x 156.5 x 6.75 mm

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Joe Maring

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.