Huawei Honor 8 Vs Moto Z Play Vs OnePlus 3 : Comparison

Recently, Huawei mobiles launched its premium budget handset Honor 8 at a price tag of Rs.29999. This Huawei flagship has many incredible features that will leave you amazed. Also, we have caught a fling which says that soon Moto Z Play will be available to buy at an expected price of Rs. 24999. Both these newly launched smartphones will be giving a tough fight to each other.

Also, OnePlus 3, launched in June this year, is difficult to beat in terms of configuration.  All three smartphones have premium looks, great features and a price under Rs.30000. Let’s compare the three smartphones to find out the best one.

Huawei Honor 8 Vs Moto Z Play Vs OnePlus 3


Honor 8 comes with 5.2-inch display while Moto Z Play and OnePlus 3 both sports 5.5-inch. The pixel density is good for Honor 8 which is 423 ppi followed by Moto  Z Play with 403 ppi and OnePlus 3 with 401 ppi. However, all three smartphones have same resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.

Hardware and Processor:

Honor 8 runs on Octa-core clocked at 1.8 powered by Kirin 950 chipset while Moto Z Play runs on 2GHz Octa-core powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 whereas OnePlus 3 is powered with 1.6GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor. Thus, these three players are fast paced devices. The amazing UPS of OnePlus 3 is its massive 6GB RAM. The other two mobiles lags here as Honor 8 has 4GB RAM and Moto Z play has 3GB RAM. However, the power of all three is very influential and neither of these smartphones would ever lag or hang while heavy gaming or multitasking.

In terms of storage, Honor 8 and Moto Z Play both come with 32GB inbuilt memory and Expandable memory up to 128GB and 2000GB respectively. However, OnePlus 3 comes with 64GB inbuilt memory but it lacks expandable memory slot.

Operating System:

Honor 8 is operated on Android 6.0 with Emotion UI 4.1 and Oneplus 3 runs on Android 6.0.1 with OxygenOS 3.1.1 whereas, Moto Z Play runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Thus, all three are restructured with the best version of Andriod.


Honor 8 has the finest camera among the smartphones under the price range of Rs. 30000. It has got the 12MP dual camera setup which makes it the best camera smartphone. It has also got an 8MP front camera which takes amazing selfies. Oneplus 3 and Moto Z Play have got incredible camera picture quality too but they lack the dual camera setup. OnePlus 3 owns 16MP rear and 8MP front camera which takes pictures that won’t blur even if zoomed in to the fullest. Moto Z Play has 16MP rear and 5MP front camera that takes very clear and bright pictures. Its camera quality is amazing is dark lights too.


Here, the battery race is won by Moto Z Play with 3510 mAh. Both Honor 8 and OnePlus 3 have 3000 mAh power battery. Thus, these 3 smartphones would last really long before you need to find your charger.

Let’s have a look on Pros and Cons:-

Huawei Honor 8

Huawei Honor 8

  • Dual camera setup with 12MP cameras
  • FHD 2.5D Curved LTPS display
  • USB Type-C reversible connector
  • Very impressive back panel.
  • Custom fingerprint scanner
  • No FM Radio
  • Hybrid sim slot that is been shared with microSD card
  • No 4K video Recording
Motorola Moto Z Play

Motorola Moto Z Play

  • 4K video recording
  • USB Type-C reversible connector
  • Long lasting battery backup with Turbo Charging facility.
  • Full HD AMOLED Display
  • Water splash repellent nano-coating
  • Huge expandable memory
  • No dual setup camera.
  • 3GB RAM could be less to some.
OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3

  • 6GB gigantic RAM
  • Optic AMOLED screen for better display
  • Long lasting battery with Dash charging facility
  • Camera quality is very impressive
  • Faster unlock with 360-degree fingerprint scanner
  • 4K Video recording
  • No laser auto focus feature
  • No microSD card slot.
  • No FM radio

Via: Apsense


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