Motorola launched Moto Z and Moto Z Play smartphones with Moto Mods in India

Today Lenovo and Motorola has launched their first modular smartphones Moto Z and Moto Z play in India. Motorola launched these smartphones with swappable magnetic back covers. Motorola is calling them “Moto Mods”, Motorola has designed these back panels with various popular partners including JBL, Hasselbad  and Incipio, these Mods allows you to attach either a power bank, speakers, camera module or a tiny projector to your smartphone with many third party mods coming soon. Motorola said the Moto Mods are designed to work with upcoming  generation of Moto Z smartphones. Both Phones and Moto Mods are available in India.



The Moto Z features a 13 MP Primary camera with OIS and Laser autofocus, 5 MP wide angle secondary camera with flash and a 2600mAh battery with TurboPower charging capable of providing 8 hours of battery life in a 15 minute charge. Check out the spec sheet below,
 
Display
5.5 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels (~565 ppi pixel density)
Chipset
Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Camera
13 MP, f/1.8 with laser auto focus and OIS, 5 MP  secondary with flash
CPU
Dual-core 2.2 GHz
GPU
Adreno 530
Storage
RAM
32/64 GB Expandable via microSD card
4 GB RAM
Connectivity
LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, USB Type-C
Sensors
Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Battery
2600mAh with TurboPower technology
OS
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
3.5mm Audio Jack
No
The Moto Z Play on the other hand comes up with a 16 MP primary camera, 5 MP secondary camera and a Full HD display, 3510mAh battery with TurboPower charging. Unlike Moto Z the Moto Z Play does come with a 3.5mm audio jack something we should not take for granted any more,
Display
5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels (~403 ppi pixel density)
Chipset
Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
Camera
13 MP, f/1.8 with laser auto focus and OIS, 5 MP  secondary with flash
CPU
Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 506
Storage
RAM
32/64 GB Expandable via microSD card
3 GB RAM
Connectivity
LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, USB Type-C
Sensors
Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass,
Battery
2600mAh with TurboPower technology
OS
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
3.5mm Audio Jack
Yes
The Moto Z is priced at 39,999 and the Moto Z Play edition is priced at 24,999. Both smartphones will be available on Amazon India and Flipkart from 11:59pm on October 17. The only thing that makes these devices different from the competitors are the Moto Mods. The company also revealed the prices of Moto Mods  JBL Soundboost priced at Rs. 6,999, Hasselbad True Zoom is priced Rs. 19,999, Moto Insta-Share Projector is priced at Rs. 19,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack is priced at Rs. 5,999, Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell back covers are priced at Rs.1,099 and the Leather Style Shell is priced at Rs. 1,599.
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