Lenovo Announces Moto Z with snap-on modules

Jun

10

2016

Lenovo has announced the Moto Z: a ​​smartphone that has to distinguish itself with Moto Mods. These are modules that can be snapped on the device and add additional functionality such as speakers, an additional battery or a beamer.

The Moto Z has a housing made ​​of aluminum and stainless steel and is 5.2mm thick. Because of the small thickness of the 3.5mm audio connector had to abandon the field. Users must use the included USB-C-to-3.5mm audio adapter to connect their headphones.

The device has a 5.5 “screen with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. The processor is a Snapdragon 820 from Qualcomm and the device has 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB storage memory ufs -type. Lenovo has the Moto S of a 13- megapixel camera with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus on the back side. there is also a 5-megapixel version at the front and a battery with capacity of 2600mAh.

Lenovo Moto Z
Lenovo Moto Z
Lenovo Moto Z
Lenovo Moto Z

Besides the regular Moto S is the company with a Force variant with sturdy screen thanks ShatterShield technique. Earlier, the Moto X-Force came out with it. In addition to this sturdy screen is the battery capacity of 3500mAh and furthermore this smartphone has a 21-megapixel camera. Because of all this phone is a bit thicker, 7mm, and heavier, 163 grams versus 136 grams.

Lenovo Moto Z Force
Lenovo Moto Z Force
Lenovo Moto Z Force
Lenovo Moto Z Force

The Moto Z models must distinguish themselves thanks to the presence of the Moto Mods connector on the back. This is combined with magnets that covers can be clicked to add that functionality. At launch that the JBL Sound Boost with additional speakers, the Insta-Share Projector for projection display and a Power Pack that adds extra battery life. There will also be regular covers to customize the appearance. Lenovo promises that the Moto Mods can also be combined with future Moto Z models.

Lenovo Moto Mods
Lenovo Moto Mods
Lenovo Moto Mods
Lenovo Moto Mods

Lenovo encourages companies to make Mods with private incubator program and Moto Mods Developer Kit. This summer, the Moto S will be available in the US. In September, following its release in the rest of the world. The Moto Z Force arrives in the US also in the summer but a release in other countries Lenovo still says nothing.

More and more manufacturers are experimenting with it to some degree making smartphones modular. Google is working on his Project Ara, LG has with the G5 a device modules and FairPhone has a partially modular phone.

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