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Today we’re going to compare the Moto G3 and Asus Zenfone 2, two smartphones that were released last year, which come with quite impressive specifications. So, if you’re not sure which one of these two devices suits your needs better, look below and take a decision.


The Moto G3 measures 142.1×72.4×11.6mm and weights 155 grams. It’s a mid-range device with a plastic body, looking a lot like the Moto X flagship, meaning that the surface of the back has diagonal lines and somewhere in the top center is a faux metal strip that contains the camera and logo. The Asus Zenfone 2 has a faux metal body, the back is curved on the edges and the volume buttons sit under the rear camera. The device measures 152.5×77.2×10.9mm and it weights 170 grams.


The Moto G3 has an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Zenfone 2 features a larger IPS display size of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Moto G3 comes with a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card. The device has been released in two variants of RAM of 1GB and 2GB.

On the other hand, the Zenfone 2 features a PowerVR G6430 graphics card, but it comes in two variants of chipsets, processors and RAM, as follows:

– Chipsets: Intel Atom Z3560 (for the 2GB RAM variant) or Intel Atom Z3580 (4GB RAM variant),
– Processors: Quad-core 1.8 GHz (2GB RAM variant) or Quad-core 2.3 GHz (4GB RAM variant),
– RAM: 2GB or 4GB of RAM.


The 1GB RAM variant of the Moto G3 features 8GB of internal storage while the 2GB RAM variant has 16GB internal storage. This internal storage can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card.

The Zenfone 2 has been released in three internal storage variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.


The Moto G3 sports a primary camera of 13MP (found on the rear side of the handset) that features geo-tagging, dual-LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, auto-HDR, panorama, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP (found on the front side of the device).

The Zenfone 2 comes with a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP.


Both devices have been released with non-removable batteries, but the Moto G3 has a weaker battery of only 2470 mAh, which lasts lesser than the 3000 mAh cell housed by the Zenfone 2 handset.