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Modular is the new, now that Lenovo sub-brand Moto has launched the new and highly leaked Moto Z and Moto Z Force.

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The Moto Z has a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB of RAM. You get 32 or 64GB of storage with SD card expansion, 13-megapixel camera with f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization and the new fingerprint scanner that we saw in the G4 Plus. The Moto Z also gets a 2600mAh battery. The phone is super slim at just 5.2mm and light at just 136g.

Moto Z Force Droid Edition lifestyle photography

The Moto Z Force upgrades the camera to a 21-megapixel, the display gets a shatterproof panel like the one on the Moto Force, and the battery gets a bump to 3,500mAh.The phone is also thicker at 7mm.

Moto Z Force Droid Edition product photography

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The best part about the Moto Z phones is the Mods, which can be had in a variety of materials or finishes, such as nylon, wood, or leather. The SoundBoost Mod, built in partnership with JBL, is a speaker with upgraded two three-watt drivers and adds an extra 1,000mAh of battery capacity. The Power Pack Mod adds a 2,220mAh cell to the back of the phone and is made by either Incipio, Kate Spade, or Tumi. The Insta-Share Mod adds a pico projector to the phone and lets you broadcast your phone’s display up to 70 inches wide at 480p resolution.

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The Mods are plug and play and unlike the LG G5, you will not need to reboot your phone, the software comes preloaded on the Moto Z, and Moto Z force and the phone recognizes the pair instantly.

Both the Moto Z and Moto Z Force come with USB Type-C ports and without a 3.5 mm headphone jack, which now seems to be the industry standard. 

Motorola will bring these phone to global markets including our market later this year in september; presently they have been launched in the US with Cellular carrier Verizon under the branding of Droid. You will also be able to add style shells in your favorite design and material.

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37 comments
Manoj Kumar
Manoj Kumar

This phone is moto best phone every I mean this is awesome

Rishabh Jain
Rishabh Jain

Puneet Asnani now this is what everyone needs in their life. ✌

Sajan Prathap Singh
Sajan Prathap Singh

No Moto Razr - DISAPPOINTED!!! They shouldn't have made that teaser video with Moto Razr.

Shahenjit Singh
Shahenjit Singh

Ikr? Already started looking for their press contact \U0001f602

Aditya Sinha
Aditya Sinha

That's an insult to compare Motorola with micromax

hulone_
hulone_

I am little bit disappointed on Moto z battery. Could have 3,000mAh if not more. And can you please update their prices. Thanks

SahilRoy
SahilRoy

@hulone_ Moto says to keep the phone thinner at 5.2 mm, they had to keep the battery at 2600 mah but personally I would prefer slightly thicker phone to bump up the battery. Moto z Force is 6.99 mm and sports 3500 mah which is fair.

Govind Kumar
Govind Kumar

Moto used to produce ergonomic phones, which was according to many,its USP. Recall the good old days of Moto X

Maria Sanjay
Maria Sanjay

How 'bout this one bruh?\U0001f603\U0001f602 Akshay Kumar

Bhawanpreet Narang
Bhawanpreet Narang

Dilpreet Rauni Karam Narang .. video dekh.... headphones jack hai o ni

Jaspreet Singh Sikka
Jaspreet Singh Sikka

Harneev Singh bhaji moto Z force ta 50k da houga oh shatter proof screen kark. Moto z dekho kine da kad de ne.

Amit Mane
Amit Mane

Sneha Shivarajan do you want this?

Nebia Tagio Dui
Nebia Tagio Dui

Can't wait to put hands in this new tech. #excited\U0001f60e

Rahul Gala
Rahul Gala

Dhruven Vora get this \U0001f603

Atanu Dhar
Atanu Dhar

Nothing to worry iphone will never do that silly mistake.

Ankur Dhar
Ankur Dhar

But missing a headphone Jack, and every ones worried about iPhone 7 lol \U0001f601

Saket Tiwari
Saket Tiwari

Change cover and change functionality? Is it all about this ?

SahilRoy
SahilRoy

No actually, its the way the modular components fit on the handset is the point to talk about. Its just so easy and possibilities are endless. Lenevo has put a handsome prize for best moto mod innovation developers can create. Its not cumbersome as LG where you have to shutdown the handset and do all sorts of jugglery. Here its powerful magnets which keep it in place and small connectors which provide interface. If you ask me, this is a game changer.

Prem Kalantri
Prem Kalantri

You have no idea what modularity isGo check out their keynote before asking is that it :v

Saket Tiwari
Saket Tiwari

Prem Kalantri . I have other important work to do , I don't bother to miss something less important. U know things, good for u :-)

Apoorv Sinha
Apoorv Sinha

So wired earphones are gonna be obsolete?

Ashutosh Mishra
Ashutosh Mishra

it has usb Type-C , You have to purchase type-c earphones.

SahilRoy
SahilRoy

Well, eventually yes. You cannot go in future holding on to past. Loss less audio and noise cancellation provided by type C is good enough reason. Only disadvantage is you cannot charge and listen to music/videos at the same time. But Moto at least is providing a converter in the box so you don't have to buy unlike other OEMs who make lot of money selling such accessories.

Sheen Pc
Sheen Pc

They are gonna give 3.5 mm adapter with the phone

Apoorv Sinha
Apoorv Sinha

So I can't charge my phone AND listen to music at the same time? XD