Everyone is going crazy over the announcement of two new module phones from Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force .Both smartphones are announced at Lenovo Tech World 2016 in San Francisco. New thing on both of these smartphones is Moto mods which are Magnetic Snap on Back Panel like back cover of normal smartphones.To makes these mods Lenovo – Motorola is partnered with various companies like JBL and Incipio.If you need your phone to be more durable then you can have Moto Z Force. It is very similar to Moto Z except Moto Z Force will have shatter proof screen and a larger battery which can give you up to 48 hours of battery life which is pretty awesome.Globally both the phones will be available from September 2016,along with Moto mods.Moto have standardised their mods so these mods will work also with future generation Moto modular phones.
The Standard Moto G will have gorilla Glass with 13 megapixel rear facing camera and a five megapixel front facing camera and about 30 hours of battery life.Moto Z Force on the other hand will have 21 megapixel rear facing camera same five megapixel front facing camera,48 hours of battery life and Motorola shatter shield technology.That means Moto Z Force will be shattered and a crack resistant.Both phones committed to have 32 GB and 64 GB model and microSD card support. You can add up to 2 TB of extra storage.Both will have turbo power charging technology. That means on Moto Z you will have about about eight hours of battery life with just 15 minutes of charge. Now the bigger battery with Moto Z Force you get about 15 hours of usage is 15 minutes of charging.
Moto Z Force Release Date in India : Coming soon to Flipkart.com
One thing which is creating so much buzz in tech industry is the removal of standard 3.5mm headphone jack. On these devices we have just one USB type C for charging and for headphones.These phones will come with an adapter so you can use standard headphones with this new USB type C port.
Meet New Lenove Motorola Phones, Moto Z and Moto Z Force
Its time to say Goodbye to the Moto X and to say a big hello to its big brothers Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Moto Z is absolutely is a gorgeous and incredibly thin device or claims. Motorola claims that Moto Z is the thinnest smartphone on the planet.5.5 inch AMOLED Quad HD display which is bright and colorful to. No need to worry about running out of storage space because it has got expandable storage.Motorola comes with two new models Moto Z and Moto Z Force, one is standard slim model Moto Z and other one is little bit thicker Moto Z Force.
Both of them looks very similar and you can’t tell very much difference among them. There are some key differences of which we all should be aware of. They both have 5.5 inch Quad HD Display and most probably Qualcom snapdragon 820 processor, 4 Gigs of RAM.But the differences in the camera, the battery life.Those connectors on the back at the bottom portion of the phone,as shown in the picture below can take inputs from magnets called Moto Modules.
Whats new in Motorola Modularity ? – Moto Mods
We all have seen a ton of praise on LG for their modular smartphones LG G5. They are about to get some competition to the modular front with Moto Z and Moto Z Force. To make modules work with your phones you don’t have to remove any physical part of phone to get the phone to be module.Unlike LG G5 where you have to remove battery in order to use modules but Motorola did exceptionally good in this case.Motorola have magnet modules which can be connected to the back of the phone.So you don’t have to remove anything just connect the modules to the back and you are good to go.
Moto Z Specification [Full]
Announced on June 2016.
Will be releasing on September 2016 worldwide.
In US Moto Droid Edition will be releasing this summer 2016.
|PRICE||Not Released Yet, Expected Rs. 45000 or $600|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|RAM||4 GB RAM|
|SCREEN||5.5 inch with Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~535 ppi )|
|DISPLAY||Quad HD Amoled Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, Multitouch|
|Dimensions||153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2 mm|
|CAMERA||Primary – 13 MP, f/1.8, with dual LED Flash. Secondary – 5 MP|
||No dedicated jack,instead Moto will provide Adaptor|
|CAMERA||Primary – 13 MP, f/1.8, with dual LED Flash. Secondary – 5 MP|
|STORAGE||32/64 GB ROM expandable up to 256 GB via Dedicated SD Card|
|OTHERS||USB Type C, Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
Moto Z Force Full Specification [ Moto Z Droid Edition]
Specification of Moto Z Force is same as that of Moto Z Mentioned above except
Moto Z Force have 21 MP Rear Camera instead of 13 MP in Moto Z
Provide have larger battery of 3500 mAh
It have shatter proof screen.
Moto Z Force is thicker then Moto Z
Moto Z / Moto Z Force Expected Price
Although both smartphones have not been released yet.No information is provided by Motorola regarding the price of these smartphones.As per my knowledge and guess , Moto Z is expected to have a price tag around Rs. 40000 or $ 500-600.Moto Z Force price will be slightly higher.
It is a very thin device specially the standard model Moto Z. Z Force has a little bit more growth to it and a bit of a chamber edge on the sides. Underneath the surface you can expect all the same from flagship device a snapdragon 820 and 4 GB of RAM along with other features you can expect from a flagship smartphones.Just like the Moto G4 Plus we have expandable storage and we also get a fingerprint scanner.The speed and accuracy will perform as well if not better than the Moto G4 Plus.To know about about specification check table above.
We have a metal back.Moto Z will be having weight around 135 grams and Moto Z Force around 163 grams. The Moto Z Force is 7 mm thick despite having 3500 mAh battery. There is camera bump on both phones.The standard Moto Z will be having 2600 mah Battery.Moto Z is the thinnest smartphone but don’t worry regarding the build quality.There is a bending issue in case of iPhone 6s but believe me the same will not happen with Moto Z or Moto Z Force.
On the right side of the phone we have volume rokers and power buttons and on the left there is nothing.On the top where there should be 3.5 mm headphone jack normaly but we see nothing is because the phone is actually very thin.On the we will get USB Type C port whcih can be used for charging or listening to the music. On the back of Moto Z we have got 13 megapixel sensor with an optical image stabilisation and laser autofocus.There are 16 pins to which we can connect Moto mods other according to the Lenovo Moto announcement these mods can connect to the device in a snap via magnet.These mods will be sold separately and you can buy them if you want.
Moto Z Releasing Date
The standard Moto Z will be available worldwide around September 2016 but if you are in the US you can get the beast this summer from Verizon only. US version will be called Droid Edition.
Both phones having two infrared sensor at bottom to turn on the display which is a well-known and most lovable feature among so many Motorola fans.The all cool gestures of Motorola will also be seen on these smartphones like chopping twice to turn on the flashlight. There will be a new feature called swipe up to shirnk screen which will allows you to is swipe up to get into one handed mode.You can just have anywhere in the black area to disabled it.
Moto Z and Moto Z Force will not be having 3.5mm Headphone Jack
You will be disappointed to know, there will be no 3.5 mm headphone jack.So now you can’t connect your regular 3.5 mm wired earphones/headphones to these beasts, Moto Z and Moto Z Force.You can connect your headphones with this device either via Bluetooth/wireless or via USB Type C Port. To get it connected via USB type C port you either need an headphone having USB Type C port or get an adapter to make it work with your 3.5 mm jack headphones.
Phone is pack cutting-edge camera with a littel hump on the back.Back camera is of 13 megapixel and on front it has 8 megapixel shooter.Standard Moto Z has 13 megapixel rear camera whereas Moto Z Force will have 21 megapixel sensor on along with shatter proof screen. You can quickly get into the camera and the take photo which is really need. There new camera app is significantly more feature film then the previous ones.
There are some difference in the megapixels between the standard model and Moto Z Force but they both have optical image stabilization and laser autofocus.
Despite being so thin and so rocky phone does have 2600 mAh battery. You can get 8 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes which is pretty incredible. Another cool feature that is even more awesome is 15 hours of battery life in 15 minutes and other additional feature is 21 megapixel camera. Motorola also introduced Moto Mods for these modular phones which will increase functionality.
More Information About Moto Z and Moto Z Force Mods [ All Modules ]
Modular phones is a big trend in smartphones industry in 2016.We all have seen modular phone LG G 5 . In modular phones basically consumers augment the android smartphone with attachments like even longer battery life and camera, etc.In case of Motorola particularly you don’t have to do anything crazy just connect the mods to the phone like changing the backcover.When you connect the mode you will get confirmation sound and animation that the mode is now connected with the device.
Lenovo has just transformed the Smartphone world to a another level with the introduction of Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force. People have to say lot about Moto Mods and there were rumors too about the smartphone modular accessories. Let’s look a full journey of all the Moto Mods that will be available. There are also a number of accessories mods like pico projector. Once it is connected the phone will automatically detect that mode is connected,will detect the battery level and allow you to to project which is really really need.
It has seprate app for thatWhat is really interesting that how easy you can switch or remove the mods.You will get very nice haptic feedback when you remove any mods. We have Moto mods developers kit which will allow third-party developers to create really experiences for Moto Z and Moto Z Force. They have standardised the mods so you don’t need to worry that you have to buy new Moto mods for next year.As per leaks this year mods will work on next year Moto Z series.
Check the list of available Moto Z mods
1. JBL Soundboost Speaker
Another one you have JBL sound boost which is very similar to the power pack. This will provide the better sounding music, louder brighter sound just like the bluetooth speakers.Now give your music a boost with JBL Soundboost Speaker. Take your phone and make everyplace a party like experience with the powerful stereo sound that immediately pump up the volume without any pairing. It has an amazing kickstand with which you can stand your Moto Z on the table or anywhere and make the songs or videos more immersive. JBL soundboost has its own builtin battery which can be used upto 10 hours longer without using the original battery. It is very easy to listen anything with this feature – just snap on the speaker and it plays instantly. With this quality speaker calls will be more louder and clear as never imagined.JBL speaker that adds 10 hours of listening time.
Dimension – 152 x 73 x 13 mm
Speakerphone Support – Yes
Weight – 145 gm
Integrated Battery – Yes
Number of Speakers – 2 speakers @ 27mm diameter, stereo sound
Battery Size – 1000 mAh
Speaker Power – 3W per speaker, 6W total
Battery Life – 10 hours
Frequency Response Range – 200 Hz to 20KHz
External Charging – USB type C
Loudness – 80dBSPL @ 0,5 m
Charge Rate – 1A, 5W
2. Insta Share Projector
in/out projector despite the lower pixels resolution. I love the fact that you can project a display on the wall and this is supposed to give a 70 inch display. The downside here is that there is 1100 MH battery powering this and according to Lenovo porjector battery will last for only one hour, after that your phone battery can be used to project.
Now make your smartphone a projector which have the capability to share videos and images. It projects up to 70 inch on any flat surface so the big screen’s always with you. Insta Share Projector has its own integrated kickstand which give you the power to snap videos at any angle. It also have a one hour battery life for a longer time projections without using the original battery. The interchangeable Insta Share Projector backs snap onto your phone with powerful integrated magnets, so you can make your imagination reality. Now enjoy the life with live streaming best quality videos and share from your library with this stunning Moto Mods.
Dimensions – 153 x 74 x 11mm
Lamp life rating – 10,000 hours
Weight – 120g
Keystone correction – -40º to 40º
Resolution – 854×480 WVGA (480p)
Physical button control – Power/settings, Manual focus
Projector technology – DLP
Settings options – Image tilt, Brightness
Brightness – 50 lumens nominal
Battery size – 1100 mAh
Contrast ratio – 400:1
Battery life – Adds up to 60 minutes of projection time
Throw ratio – 1.2
External charging – USB Type C
Image size – Up to 70″ diagonal
Audio output – Speaker, Bluetooth or USB-C from Moto Z
Aspect ratio – 16:9
Display Input – Moto Z phone
Wireless – Moto Z phone cellular and wifi data
Carrying pouch – Included
3. INCIPIO offGrid Power Pack
Kate Spade New York and Tumi Power Pack
Incipio off GRID Power Pack back snaps on the phone with powerful integrated magnets help you to use the phone. You can get extra 20 percent battery life through their smart efficiency mode when charging is at its peak. With this Moto Mods you have the freedom and convenience of charging the phone, the pack or both with the wireless charging option. Boost your style and battery life with the kate spade new york Power Pack and also provide new life to your phone with the TUMI Power Pack. You don’t have to look for a plug or switch for charging just go wireless and adds upto 22 hours of battery life with the 2220 mAh battery. Now reharge anywhere anytime with their designer editions.
Dimensions – 152.7 x 73.5 x 6.2mm Charge Rate to phone – 4-6W varies based on phone battery level
Weight – 79 g, 85 g (wireless charging version) Charge rate from phone via wall charger – 2.2A, 11W
Battery Size – 2220 mAh Wireless Charging – Qi 1.2.1, PMA 3.0″
Battery Life – 22 hours Wireless Charging rate – 5W
4. Moto Style Shell
This is also one of the amazing mods which transform your phone to fit into your style. You can snap the style shell on the phone with the powerful integrated magnets. There are various shell available so you can swap it according your mood and change them later. It give the phone a beautiful and stunning look. Style shell is made up of premium materials like real wood and genuine leather. It’s not just for look but it also provide strength and looks like a protective shell of the phone. So the shell provide two favours through one mods.
All the above Moto Mods are snap onto your phone with the help of a powerful magnets. When you snap on a Moto Mods, the phone will automatically recognizes it and adjust to it perfectly. Just tap on the phone display and setup will be done easily and quickly. Moto Mods transform the smartphone into an entirely new device which is not able to do by other smartphone. Smartphones are never look like the same with these intelligent and smashing features. JBL Soundboost speaker, Insta Share projector, Incipio offgrid powerpack , Style shell Moto Mods.