Comparison: Honor Honor 8X vs Motorola Moto Z3 Play

We compare the Honor Honor 8X (Price) to the Motorola Moto Z3 Play (Price): Which smartphone has the better camera and the larger display? Which has more memory, better features and a larger battery? We look at all differences.

Both smartphones can be categorized as mid-range phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the Honor 8X on the left, the Moto Z3 Play on the right:

Honor 8X vs Moto Z3 Play. Size comparison

The back. Both phones feature a dual camera.

Honor 8X vs Moto Z3 Play. View of main cameras

Honor 8X vs Moto Z3 Play


Main features and specification at a glance:

Honor 8X

  • Introduced
    October 2018
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    6.5" - 1080 x 2340
  • Main camera
    20 Megapixel
  • Video
    1920 x 1080 Pixel
  • Dims
    160.4x76.6x7.8mm³
  • Weight
    175g
  • Price*
    c. $249.00
  • Datasheet
    Honor Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

  • Introduced
    July 2018
  • Category
    Mid-range
  • OS
    Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Body
    Aluminum
  • Display
    6" - 1080 x 2160
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    156.6x76.5x6.8mm³
  • Weight
    156g
  • Price*
    c. $499.00
  • Datasheet
    Motorola Moto Z3 Play

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Honor Honor 8X again in the left and the Motorola Moto Z3 Play in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

BodyAluminum and GlassAluminum
Dims160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8mm³156.6 x 76.5 x 6.8mm³
Weight175g156g
Colors Honor Body Color Honor Body Color Honor Body Color Honor Body Color Motorola Body Color Motorola Body Color
ProtectionKeine AngabeSpritzwasser

Recommendation: For easy hands free operation, have a look at the practical full-metal Lamicall Smartphone Stand:

Smartphone Stand Cradle Portrait Landscape.

DISPLAY

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Horizontal1.080px.1.080px.
Vertical2.340px.2.160px.
Ratio19.5:918:9
Diagonal (in.)6.5"6"
Diagonal (mm)165mm152mm
Density396ppi400ppi
TypeLCD (IPS)Super AMOLED

Recommendation: For cleaning LCD and OLED displays, pre-moistened wipes give the best results. We recommend the iCloth Cleaning Wipes:

Smartphone LCD OLED Display Cloth Cleaner

HARDWARE

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Processor/SoCHiSilicon Kirin 710Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
CPU cores88
Clock rate2.200MHz1.800MHz
GPUARM Mali-G51 MP4 TurboQualcomm Adreno 509
GPU cores4?
RAM*4GB4GB
ROM*128GB64GB
Expandablemax. 256GBmax. 2000GB

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

SIMNanoNano
Slots*22
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**44
LTE 4G**69
Wlan (802.11)a, b, g, n, aca, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth4.25.0
NFC
GPS
Glonass
Beidou
Galileo

* Maximum
** Bands

Recommendation: Fantastic sound quality and maximum portablility in a sleek package. We recommend the Bluetooth-connected Bose SoundLink Mini:

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker iPhone Android.

PHOTO

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Main cameraDualDual
    Focal length27mm26mm
    F-stopF1.8F1.7
    Resolution20 MP12 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom--
Selfie camera
    Resolution16 MP8 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Main camera1920 x 10803840 x 2160
...max FPS3030
4K video
Selfie camera1920 x 10801920 x 1080
...max FPS3030

SENSORS

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Pressure
Hall effect
RGB light
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Iris
Heart rate
Fingerprint

CONNECTIVITY

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

USB 2
USB 3
USB conn.Micro USBUSB-C
USB OTG
Headphones
Infrared

Recommendation: No more cable and adapter mess with these smart wireless earbuds. TheTBI Pro Bluetooth phones work up to six hours on a single charge:

TBI Pro Bluetooth Headphones.

BATTERY

Honor 8X

Moto Z3 Play

Size3.7503.000
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Honor Honor 8X

No rating available.

Our rating of the Motorola Moto Z3 Play

No rating available.

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