Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Play to Launch Today: All You Need to Know
Moto Z. (Image: Lenovo)
Along with the phone, the company is also expected to launch the Hasselblad True Zoom Mod that offers 10X optical zoom with Xenon flash that transforms the phone into a superzoom camera.
The Moto Z and Moto Z Force, which are Motorola's first modular smartphones, will let people snap on additional equipment called "Mods" to the back of the phones. After their preview at IFA 2016, they are finally launching in India on October 4, 2016. The phones are expected to be priced in excess of Rs 50,000 and yes they will be premium.
Lenovo has also decided to launch them in the first week of October to capatalise on the festive season sales.
It features glass panels in the front and rear with a metal frame and comes with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 1080p resolution. At its heart is a 2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core chipset coupled with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Android Marshmallow-based phone further includes a 16-megapixel rear camera with laser autofocus and a 5-megapixel wide-angle front snapper with LED flash. Other features include fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE support, USB Type-C, and dual SIM support. The device is made from military aircraft-grade aluminium and stainless steel.
Along with the phone, the company is also expected to launch the Hasselblad True Zoom Mod that offers 10X optical zoom with Xenon flash that transforms the phone into a superzoom camera, a movie projector, boombox, and more.
It is believed that the modular concept will initially be limited to premium devices, but will soon make its way to the mid-range category as well.