After our hands-on with the Moto Z2 Force, we have checked the performance of the phone and it’s likely to be the company’s flagship phone that equips a high-performance Snapdragon 835 octa-core SoC snapped with a huge 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM. Aside from the dual cameras, ultra-slim metallic design and 2K POLED display, the Moto Z2 Force is a performance device, it is at par with the phones like OnePlus 5T, Samsung Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ1, Honor View10, and others with similar specifications. We’ve shared the performance results of the Moto Z2 Force, check them out.
Motorola Moto Z2 Force Specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch POLED display, Quad-HD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels)
- Software: Android 8.0 Oreo
- CPU: Up to 2.35 GHz octa-core Kryo 280 processor, 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, 64-bit
- DSP Processor: Qualcomm Hexagon 682 DSP
- GPU: Adreno 540
- Memory: 6 GB RAM, LPDDR4X
- Storage: 64 GB, expandable up to 2 Terabytes via microSD card (SIM2)
- Battery: 2,730 mAh (non-removable)
The Moto Z2 Force is equipped with large 6 GB RAM LPDDR4X-type patched with the Qualcomm’s high-end SoC Snapdragon 835 and a powerful Adreno 540 GPU which leaves nothing to be desired, it’s one of the fastest phone available in the market. The Snapdragon 835 competes with the Huawei Kirin 970 and Samsung Exynos 8895.
Motorola Moto Z2 Force CPU & GPU Benchmarks
Moving to the benchmarks, the AnTuTu scores a whopping 210,524 points leaving many phones behind. Geekbench 4 scored 1,930 points in single CPU benchmark, 6,774 in multi CPU benchmark, and 7,782 in GPU benchmark. It uses eight Kryo 280 cores processor and Adreno 540 as GPU. The score is quite identical to the phones that equips Snapdragon 835. The 3D Mark scored 3,729 points in Sling Shot Extreme (OpenGL ES 3.1) and 2,967 points in Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) tests.
- 210,524 points
- 1,930 points (single-core CPU)
- 6,774 points (multi-core CPU)
- 7,782 points (GPU)
3DMark – The Gamer’s Benchmark
- 3,729 points (Sling Shot Extreme – OpenGL ES 3.1)
- 2,967 points (Sling Shot Extreme – Vulkan)
Motorola Moto Z2 Force Storage & Memory Benchmarks
Moto Z2 Force comes with 64 GB onboard storage which seems to be a faster UFS storage according to the benchmarks suggests. The performance of the storage is merely similar to the ones that occupy a UFS 2.1 storage, take Honor View10, Sony Xperia XZ1, Samsung Galaxy Note8 or any other device in the segment for an instance, the Moto Z2 Force competes with them. We received over 700 MB/s read speeds and 200+ MB/s write speeds which shows that the Moto Z2 Force is faster than most phones if not all. See benchmarks below.
The storage can be upgraded via a microSD card on the SIM2 slot, however, the performance of the microSD card will remain with the card type (higher class has better performance). Moreover, the RAM on the phone is 6 GB LPDDR4X meaning it’s the fastest smartphone memory that’s been utilized in the Moto Z2 Force, the A1 SD Bench shows 7,410.99 MB/s copy speed which is approximately closer to the phones that are mentioned above.
A1 SD Bench
- 536.29 MB/s (Read)
- 219.90 MB/s (Write)
- 7,410.99 MB/s (RAM Copy)
- 701.45 MB/s (Sequential Read)
- 207.05 MB/s (Sequential Write)
- 162.51 MB/s (Random Read)
- 143.87 MB/s (Random Write)
PC Mark Storage Benchmark (Internal) – 11,063 Points
- 566.26 MB/s (Sequential Read)
- 190.71 MB/s (Sequential Write)
- 20.36 MB/s (Random Read)
- 13.07 MB/s (Random Write)
The games on the Moto Z2 Force are expected to run smoothly, however, we are yet to perform gaming test on the device which will be covered in the upcoming review. For now, the Moto Z2 Force is one of the powerful smartphones that won’t disappoint you.