Moto Z And Moto Z Force With Moto Mods Review: Excellent Execution

Moto Z Web Browsing & Javascript Processing Performance

First we'll take a look at how the Moto Z and Moto Z Force compare to other smartphones and their processing engines by examining a few benchmarks that are currently available on the Web or in the Google Play Store. 

Out of the gate, let’s take a look at the JetStream JavaScript benchmark, which now replaces SunSpider in our suite of browsing tests. According to the JetStream website: JetStream is a JavaScript benchmark suite focused on the most advanced web applications. Bigger scores are better.

Web Browser And Javascript Benchmarks
Web Workload Testing


Though none of the Androids can catch Apple's nimble iPhone 6s in this test, the Moto Z and Z Force Droids take the top two positions among Android competitors. 

Rightware's Web 3.0 test also ranks performance of modern mobile web browsers, along with device processing engines, in terms of how well they handle web page loading, screen resizing, and various web graphics rendering workloads.

Rightware Web3

Similar results are seen here for the Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid with respect to rendering web graphics workloads. Nothing Android even comes close to catching the iPhone 6s Plus but among the Android competitors, the Moto Zs excel. Surprisingly, Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge and the HTC 10 trail significantly, though they're powered by the same Snapdragon 820 chip and 4GB of RAM. Software setup on the devices and browser versions specifically can have an impact, however. 

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