Compare Motorola Moto Z Play vs Samsung Galaxy M30s

Motorola Moto Z Play
Samsung Galaxy M30s
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General Information
Released on
September, 2016
September, 2019
Brand
Motorola
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM (Single SIM, Dual SIM)
Nano SIM (Dual SIM)
Dimensions
  • Height: 156.4 mm
  • Width: 76.4 mm
  • Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight
    165 gm
    Body Features
    • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
    • Splash and dust resistant
    • Dual SIM, dual stand-by
    Display
    Type
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    Size
    5.5 inches
    6.4 inches
    Screen Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
    1080 x 2400 pixels
    Touch Screen
    Yes
    Yes
    Protection Type
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    Display Features
    • ~69.1% screen-to-body ratio
    • ~403 ppi density
    • 411 ppi density
    • One UI
    Camera
    Rear Camera
    16 Megapixel
    48 Megapixel
    Front Camera
    5 Megapixel
    16 Megapixel
    Camera Features
    • 16 Megapixel, f/2.0, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    • 1.3 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
    • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps Video
    • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, LED flash, 1080p
    • Triple 48 Megapixel (f/2.0 aperture, 0.8µm Pixel size, Wide Lens) + 8 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Ultra-wide Lens) + 5 Megapixel (f/2.2 aperture, Depth sensor), Phase-detection autofocus
    • LED flash, panorama, HDR
    • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps Video
    • 16 Megapixel Secondary Camera (f/2.0 aperture), HDR, 1080p@30fps
    Sound
    Loudspeaker
    Yes
    Yes
    Sound Features
    • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
    • With 3.5mm Audio jack
    • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
    • With 3.5mm Audio jack
    • Dolby Atmos sound
    • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    Memory
    RAM
    3 GB
    4/6 GB
    Internal Storage
    32 GB
    64/128 GB
    Card Slot
    microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
    microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)
    Platform
    Operating System
    Android, version 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), 7.1.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
    Android, version 9.0 (Pie)
    Chipset
    • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
    • Exynos 9610
    CPU
    • Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
    • Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
    GPU
    • Adreno 506
    • Mali-G72 MP3
    Connectivity
    Wireless LAN
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
    Bluetooth
    4.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
    5.0, A2DP, LE
    GPS
    A-GPS, GLONASS
    A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
    NFC
    Yes
    USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, magnetic connector
    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
    Radio
    No
    Yes
    Battery
    Non-removable, 3510 mAh
    Non-removable, 6000 mAh
    Other Features
    Sensors
    • Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
    • Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
    Messaging
    • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    • SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    Browser
    • HTML5
    • HTML5
    Colors
    • Black/Silver/Black Slate, White/Fine Gold/Sugar White
    • Opal Black, Sapphire Blue, Pearl White
    • Speed: HSPA, LTE
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    • Fast battery charging
    • MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
    • MP4/H.264 player
    • Photo/video editor
    • Document viewer
    • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
    • GPRS
    • EDGE
    • Fast battery charging 15W
    • FLAC, APE, AAC, MKA player
    • MP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV player
    • Image Format: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
    • Photo editor
    • Video editor
    • Document viewer
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    Comparison Summary

    Motorola Moto Z Play phone was released in September, 2016 while Samsung Galaxy M30s phone was released in September, 2019.

    Display Features

    Motorola Moto Z Play features 5.5 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels whereas Samsung Galaxy M30s features 6.4 inches display screen with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. Both phones also have full support to 2G, 3G, 4G network bands.

    Hardware and RAM

    Motorola Moto Z Play phone is equipped with Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset while Samsung Galaxy M30s phone is equipped with Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU powered by Exynos 9610 chipset.

    Motorola Moto Z Play phone has a RAM of 3 GB and has an internal storage of 32 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot). On the other hand Samsung Galaxy M30s phone has a RAM of 4/6 GB and has an internal storage of 64/128 GB with expandable card slot microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot).

    Camera

    Motorola Moto Z Play has impressive 16 megapixel rear camera with 5 megapixel front-facing camera while on the other hand Samsung Galaxy M30s has 48 megapixel rear camera with 16 megapixel front-facing camera to capture impressive pictures.

    Battery and Other Features

    Motorola Moto Z Play mobile phone has a Non-removable battery with a capacity of 6000 mAh. The height, width and thickness of this phone measures around 156.4 x 76.4 x 7 mm with a weight of 165 gm.