moto z3 specifications

moto z3 specifications

Operating system

Launched with Android™ 8.1, Oreo™


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 processor with a 2.35GHz octa-core CPU and 850 MHz Adreno 540 GPU

Memory (RAM)
4 GB

Internal storage
64 GB

Expandable storage
Up to 2 TB microSD

Fingerprint reader, face unlock

Fingerprint reader, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity, magnetometer (compass), ultrasonic


Battery size
3000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life
All-day battery*

Half a day's power in half an hour

Charger type
15W TurboPower™ charger included, USB-C connector. Wireless charging available with Moto Mod


Display size

Screen to body ratio

Display technology

Full HD+, 2160 x 1080p

Aspect ratio
18:9 Max Vision

Display design
Corning™ Gorilla™ Glass 3

Display features
Moto Display, night mode


76.5 x 156.5 x 6.75 mm

156 g

Glass rear, 2.5D glass front, 6000 series polished aluminum frame

Water protection
Splash-resistant p2i



Rear camera hardware
12 MP, f2.0, 1.25um + 12 MP monochrome, Laser Autofocus (pDAF), Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash, Zero Shutter Lag (ZSL)

Rear camera software
Cinemagraphs, portrait mode, spot color, cutout mode, true black and white, face filters, panorama, manual mode, YouTube Live mode, text / landmark / object recognition (powered by Google Lens), text scanner, active photos, barcode & QR code scanner, business card reader

Rear camera video capture
Up to 4K Ultra HD (30 fps), Timelapse video, Slow motion video, Video face filters

Front camera hardware
8 MP, f2.0, 1.12um, wide-angle 84° lens, screen flash

Front camera software
Cinemagraph, portrait mode, group selfie mode, YouTube Live mode, face beauty, manual mode, face filters, active photos

Front camera video capture
Up to 1080p (30 fps), Timelapse video, Slow motion video, Video face filters

audio + video

Front port loud speaker

Audio playback
AAC, AAC+, Enhanced AAC+, AAC ELD (Enhanced Low Delay), MAR-NB, AMR-WB, FLAC, MP3, MIDI, Vorbis, PCM/WAVE

Audio format
AOSP Codecs: AAC, AAC+, AAC ELD (Enhanced Low Delay), MAR-NB, AMR-WB, PCM/WAVE

Video playback
MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265, VP8, VP8

Video format
H.263, H.264, VP8 -- H.265 (HVC encode), 4K

4 far-field mic system

Headphone jack
USB-C to 3.5mm converter included


Voice control
Moto Voice (beta), Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa available with Moto Mod

Quick gestures
Moto Actions: three finger screenshot, screenshot editor, one button navigation, chop twice for flashlight, twist for quick capture, swipe to shrink screen, pick up to stop ringing, flip for do not disturb

Smarter screen
Moto Display: night display, attentive display

moto mods
Compatible with all Moto Mods


Networks + bands
Only on Verizon.

B1 (2100)
B3 (1800)
B4 (1700/2100)
B5 (850)
B7 (2600)
B8 (900)
B12 (lower700 abc)
B13 (upper700)
B17 (lower700 bc)
B18 (Japan low850)
B19 (Japan hi850)
B20 (800 DD)
B26 (850+)
B28 (700 APT)
B38 (TD2600)
B40 (TD2300)
B41 (TD2500-China)
B41 (TD2500-India)
B41 (TD2500-Japan)

B1 (2100)
B2 (1900)
B4 (1700/2100)
B5 (850)
B8 (900)
B19 (Japan hi850)

B2 (1900)
B3 (1800)
B5 (850)
B8 (900)

SIM card

802.11 a/ac/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz

Bluetooth® technology

Location services


* 5G connectivity available with 5G moto mod (sold separately, coming early 2019) and 5G network coverage (launching in select areas in 2019; expanding after that). See www.verizon.com/about/our-company/5g for details.

† Battery must be substantially depleted; charging rate slows as charging progresses. Charger sold separately in some markets. All battery life claims are approximate and based on a mixed use profile (which includes both usage and standby time) under optimal network conditions. Actual battery performance will vary and depends on many factors including signal strength, network and device settings, temperature, battery condition, and usage patterns.

‡ Advanced nano-coating technology creates a water repellent barrier to help protect against moderate exposure to water such as accidental spills, splashes or light rain. Not designed to be submersed in water, or exposed to pressurized water, or other liquids; Not waterproof.

§ Moto Display functionality varies based on the app being used.

†† Google Lens currently supports the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Finnish, Hungarian, Chinese, Hindi, Thai, Indonesian, Filipino, Turkish. Additional languages may be added in the future.

‡‡ App support required. Requires fingerprint authorization for purchase.

§§ Available user storage is less due to preloaded software, and is subject to change without notice due to software updates.

*** MicroSD card sold separately. Content with DRM restrictions may not be able to be moved to the card. 256GB is the maximum capacity currently available.

††† Certain features, functionality and product specifications may be network dependent and subject to additional terms, conditions, and charges. All are subject to change without notice.

‡‡‡ NFC-supported payment terminal and app required. Requires fingerprint authorization for purchase.

§§§ Actual usable RAM memory may be less due to system configuration.

**** Based on 5G millimeter wave technology, providing 300-500 Mbps download speeds. Launching in select areas in 2019; expanding after that. See www.verizon.com/about/our-company/5g for details.

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