Lenovo’s Modular Phones Moto Z And Moto Z Play with Moto Mods Launched In India

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has finally docked its much-anticipated flagship modular smartphone the Moto Z and budget-friendly Moto Z Play at Indian shores. Along with these phones, their magnetic attachments called Mods have also been launched in India. The Moto Z is priced at Rs. 39,999 and Moto Z Play at Rs. 24,999 will be available at Amazon.in and Flipkart.com from 17 October onwards.

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The Moto Z Features

The Moto Z sports a metal body and the highlight of the phone is its much talked about semi-modular design. External module aka Moto Mods mount to the 16 Magnetic pogo pins at the rear for additional capabilities. The list of available Mods includes JBL SoundBoost, InstaShare Mod, PowerPack and Hasselblad True Zoom camera.moto-z-us-launch

In terms of specification, the Moto Z features a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with running a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.Under the hood, it houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset clocked at 2.2GHz. It employs an Andreno 530 GPU and 4GB of RAM for multitasking. There is also 32GB and 64GB storage options along with a microSD card slot to further expand the onboard memory.

The Moto Z bears a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, and dual tone flash. Up front, it has a 5-megapixel selfie camera. It features water-repellent coating. It lacks 3.5mm audio jack and uses USB Type-C port to connect headphones. It comes running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS and backed by a 2600mAh battery with turbo charge support.

also read: Coolpad Note 5 First Impression – Powerful Innards, Unimaginative Design

On the other hand, the budget-friendly Moto Z Play supports the entire portfolio of MotMod accessories and comes with a capacious 3510mAh battery and 3.5mm a headphone jack. The Moto Z Play has a glass panel on both front and back which is fitted to the metal frame. It flaunts a 5.5-inch 1080P AMOLED display and a home button that’s also the fingerprint sensor. Under the hood, it features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 which has eight Cortex – A53 cores, clocked up to 2GHz.

Moto Mods Pricing & Availability Details

Moto Mods Pricing Bundle pricing:
JBL® SoundBoost Speaker INR 6999 INR 5999
Hasselblad True Zoom Camera NR 19999 NR 14999
Instashare Projector INR 19999 INR 15999
Incipio offGRIDtm Power Pack INR 5999 INR 4999
Style Shells:

Wood and ballistic /nylon Leather

INR 1099/INR 1599 INR 899/INR 1299

Also read: Lenovo Z2 Plus First Impression – An Exciting Compact Smartphone

Moto Z & Moto ZPlay with Moto Mods India Launch Live Streaming

Lenovo Moto Z and Moto Z Play Specifications:

Model Moto Z Lenovo Moto Z Play
Display 5.5 inch, AMOLED, QHD (2560×1440), Gorilla Glass 3 5.5-Inch, AMOLED Full HD Display
Processor 2.15 Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset , Adreno 530 GPU 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 530 GPU
RAM 4GB LPDDR4 RAM 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB/ 64GB, MicroSD card support 32GB with MicroSD card supported
Software Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera 13MP, 1.12µm pixels, f/1.8, Laser AF, OIS, Auto HDR, dual-color LED flash 16MP AF, F/2.2 lens
Secondary Camera 5MP, 1.4µm pixels, f/2.2 lens, LED flash 5MP, F/2.2 lens
Battery 2600 mAh non-removable 3510 mAh, removable, no fast charging
Others 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C, Moto Mods, Fingerprint sensor 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, MotoMod Accessories, Fingerprint sensor
Price 39,999 INR 24,999 INR
Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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