Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play

                         

Bottom line: which one is better?

Bottom line: Motorola moto x pure edition surpasses the latter in most features that a smartphone should have, even though moto z play is more costly.

This comparison on moto z play vs moto x pure, it is clear that moto x pure leads in the following: a 27.79% higher pixel density, 3.64% bigger screen size, 1.78x higher resolution, 31.25% more megapixels on the main camera and 32gb more internal storage. It also has an LCD with three subpixels per pixels, is weather sealed and has stereo speakers.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: DESIGN

When comparing moto x pure vs moto z play in terms of the design, the following specs are useful:

Height; moto x pure has a height of 153.9mm while moto z play has 156.4mm.

Width; moto x pure has a width of 76.2mm while stylo 2 has 76.4mm.

Weight; moto x pure weighs 179g while stylo 2 is 165g.

Thickness; moto x pure has a thickness of 11.1mm while stylo 2 is 7mm.

Only Motorola moto x pure edition is weather sealed.

Bottom line: Motorola moto x pure edition is better in terms of the design.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: DISPLAY

Based on the display, the following specs are useful in comparing moto x pure vs moto z:

Pixel density; while moto x pure edition has 515ppi, moto z play has 403ppi.

Resolution; moto x pure has 1440 x 2560px while moto z play has 1080 x 1920px.

Screen size; moto x pure has a screen size of 5.7” while moto z play has 5.5”

Both phones have a branded damage resistant glass.

Only Motorola moto x pure edition has an LCD with three subpixels per pixels while only moto z play has an AMOLED display.

Bottom line: both phones compete almost equally in display, but Motorola moto x pure edition is better.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: PERFORMANCE

OpenGL version; moto x pure edition has 3.1 (Android 5.1 lollipop) while moto z play has 3.1 (Android 6.0 marshmallow)

Only Motorola moto x pure edition has an AES, dynamic frequency scaling, integrated LTE and graphics.

Bottom line: Motorola moto x pure edition is better in performance.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: CAMERAS

When analyzing the cameras of moto z vs moto x pure, the following is considered:

Megapixels; moto x pure has a more powerful back camera with 21mp compared to moto z play that has 16mp.

Front camera; both have a 5mp camera.

Video recording; while moto x pure has 1080 x 60fps, moto z play has 2160 x 30fps.

Widest aperture; both have f/2.

Flash; both phones have this provision.

Only Motorola moto z play has a built-in optical image stabilization.

Bottom line: Motorola moto z play has better camera features.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: AUDIO

The following specs are used to distinguish the better phone in moto x pure edition vs moto z:

Number of microphones; whilst moto x pure has two, moto z play has three.

Radio; only moto x pure has this feature.

Stereo speakers; only moto x pure has this feature.

Both phones have a socket for a 3.5mm audio jack.

Bottom line: moto x pure edition has a better auditory experience.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: BATTERY

Battery power; moto x pure edition has 3000mAh while moto z play has 3510mAh.

Both phones have a rechargeable battery and a battery level indicator.

Bottom line: moto z play is better in battery performance.

Motorola Moto X Pure Edition vs Motorola Moto Z play: SPECIAL FEATURES

Only Motorola x pure edition supports 4K resolution, and is DLNA certified. On the other hand, only moto z play has a fingerprint scanner and a USB type-C.

Bottom line: moto z play has an upper-hand based on the special features above.

Conclusion

After reviewing both these phones, you have seen that they have a tight competition in most of the fields but moto x pure edition stands out as the better phone.