Lenovo launched the Moto Z and Moto Z Play modular smartphone in India along with the Moto Mods. The Moto Z is priced at Rs. 39,999 and the Moto Z Play will cost Rs. 24,999. Both smartphones will be available from Amazon and Flipkart from October 17, 11:59pm.
Lenovo also revealed the pricing for the Moto Mods, which connect to the rear of the phone via the 16-dot connector interface. If bought alone, the JBL Soundboost costs Rs. 6,999, the Moto Insta-Share Projector costs Rs. 19,999, the Hasselbad True Zoom costs Rs. 19,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack costs Rs. 5,999, the Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell costs Rs. 1,099, while the Leather Style Shell costs Rs. 1,599.
If bought with the smartphones, the Moto Mods have a small discount. The JBL Soundboost costs Rs. 5,999, the Moto Insta-Share Projector costs Rs. 15,999, the Hasselbad True Zoom costs Rs. 14,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack costs Rs. 4,999, the Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell costs Rs. 899, while the Leather Style Shell costs Rs. 1,299.
Both smartphones will come with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. The models launched in India are dual-SIM (Nano SIM) variants. The Moto Z (seen below) will be available in Black with Lunar Grey trim, and White with Fine Gold trim color variants. The Moto Z Play will be available in Black with Silver trim, and White with Fine Gold trim color variants. Both smartphones also come with water-repellent nano-coating, and a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
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The Moto Z has a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. There is a 13MP camera on the rear with f/1.8 aperture, laser autofocus, optical image stabilisation, and dual-LED flash. The rear camera can record 4K video in 30fps. There is a 5MP camera on the front with f/2.2 aperture, a wide-angle lens, and its own flash.
The Moto Z has 64GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 2TB using MicroSD card. For connectivity, the Moto Z has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack on board, the company is bundling a 3.5mm-to-USB-Type-C adapter. It has a 2600mAh battery, which is claimed to deliver up to 24 hours of mixed battery life. The bundled TurboPower charger is claimed to deliver 7 hours of battery life from 15 minutes of charging. It measures 153.3×75.3×5.19mm, and weighs 136 grams.
The Moto X Play is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC coupled with Adreno 506GPU and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It has a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display with gorilla glass protection. There is a 16MP camera on the rear with laser autofocus, PDAF, an f/2.0 aperture and dual-lED flash. The rear camera can record and 4K video recording at 30fps. The front camera is 5MP with f/2.2 aperture, a wide-angle lens, and its own flash.
This smartphone comes with 32GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 2TB using MicroSD card. For connectivity, it has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The Moto X Play comes with a 3510mAh battery which is claimed to deliver up to 45 hours of mixed battery life. The bundled Turbo charger can deliver up to 8 hours of battery life d\from 15 minutes of charging. It measures 156.4×76.4×6.99mm, and weighs in at 165 grams.
TECHNICAL SPECS FOR MOTO Z
|DIMENSIONS||Height: 155.3 mm
Width: 75.3 mm
Depth: 5.19 mm
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 processor with up to 1.8 GHz quad-core CPU with Adreno 530 GPU|
|SOFTWARE||Android Marshmallow with Moto enhancements (Moto Display, Moto Actions, Moto Voice)|
|DISPLAY||14cm (5.5”) Quad HD AMOLED display (1440p [2560×1440] / 535 ppi),
Corning Gorilla Glass
64 GB3, microSD card support up to 2 TB4
|MEMORY (RAM)||4 GB|
|REAR CAMERA||13 MP with:
f/ 1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization (OIS), laser autofocus, zero shutter lag, color correlated temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs
|FRONT CAMERA||5 MP with wide field of view and extra flash|
|VIDEO CAPTURE||1080p full HD video, 60fps; 4K (30fps)|
|BATTERY||2600 mAh, up to 24 hours mixed usage1|
|TURBO CHARGING||TurboPower™ gives you up to 7 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging2|
|COLORS (VARY BY COUNTRY AND CHAN||Black with Lunar Grey trim, Black front lens|
|NETWORKS||4G VoLTE, 3G|
|AUDIO||Front-ported loudspeaker, 4-mic support|
|WATER-REPELLENT||Water repellent nano-coating|
|CONNECTIVITY||Moto Mods connector,
USB-C port for headphones, charging and data transfer,
3.5mm to USB-C headphone port adaptor included
TECHNICAL SPECS FOR MOTO Z PLAY
|Dimensions||156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99mm, 165g|
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 625 processor up to 2 GHz Octa-Core CPU with Adreno 506 GPU|
|Software||Android TM 6.0.1, Marshmallow with Moto Enhancements (Moto Display, Actions and Voice)|
|Memory (RAM)||3GB LPDDR3|
|Storage (ROM)||32GB with microSD Card support (up to 2 TB)|
|Display||14cm (5.5”) Super AMOLED
1080p FHD (1080 x 1920)
|Battery||3510 mAh, Mixed usage up to 45 hours*
TurboPowerTM for up to 7 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging**
|Rear Camera||16 M, ƒ / 2.0 aperture, Laser autofocus, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF),
Zero Shutter Lag, Color balancing (CCT) dual LED flash
|Video Capture||480p (30fps) 720p (120fps), 1080p (30fps), 4K (30fps)|
|Front Camera||5 MP, wide-Angle 85° lens, LED flash|
|Water Protection||Water repellent nano-coating|
Dual-SIM available in certain countries
|Connectivity||Moto ModsTM connector
|Networks||4G VoLTE, 3G|
|Bluetooth® Technology||Bluetooth version 4.0 LE|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz|
|Speakers/Microphones||Front-ported earpiece/loudspeaker, 3 Mics|
|Video Playback||480p (30fps) 720p (120fps) 1080p (60fps), 4K (30fps)|
White/Fine Gold/Sugar White