Though, the company has not revealed any names till now, its teaser and media invites have provided ample clues about the imminent launch of a Moto Z series phone in India.
A media invite issued by the company has an image of a Motorola phone with the letter Z and it reads, "The innovation that's worth the wait will be here on October 4 2016."
Both the phones come with LG G5 like modular concept. They have 16 pins on their back panel using which you can attach three types of modules - a JBL module for better sound output, a battery module or a projector called as Moto Insta-Share Projecto. There are also Style Shells made of premium materials like real wood and leather, or a patterned fabric.
The Moto Z is made of military aircraft-grade aluminum and stainless steel. This 5.2 mm thin has a 5.5 inch screen that has Quad HD (2560x1440 pixels) resolution. It is powered by the Snapdragon 820 processor and 4 GB RAM. A 2600 mAh battery and a 13 megapixel rear camera that has F1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization and laser auto focus.
The phone has been launched in 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage versions and it also offers a 2 TB micro SD card slot. The Moto Z has a water repelling coating. Besides, it has NFC and fingerprint sensor. A 5 megapixel camera is in its front with wide angle lens. A flash light is also in the front for low light selfies. The Moto Z also comes with Turbo Power technology that claims to offer 8 hours of back up in just 15 minutes of charging and overall 30 hours of battery back up with full charge.
On the other hand, the Motorola Moto Z Force has a bigger 3500 mAh battery and a better 21 megapixel rear camera. Other than that there is no difference between the models. The Moto Z Force has the second generation Moto ShatterShield technology, guaranteeing the display won't crack or shatter in case of a drop. The Moto Z Force's battery claims to offer 40 hours of back up with full charge and due to its TurboPower technology it claims to offer 15 hours of talktime in just 15 minutes of charging.
The device is tipped to be Motorola's first smartphone having the fingerprint scanner at the back. Leaks support that claim.
The update has been confirmed by Motorola on its official website on India.
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'Soak Test' is where only a small set of users get the update and if no major issues are reported by these users then the particular update is rolled out to every one.
Its been a while since Motorola released a phone in X series and this might be the right time for it as well.
Both the smartphones will be available for purchase after 11:59PM. Moto Z and Moto Z Play will be available on Amazon and Flipkart at Rs 39,999 and Rs 24,999 respectively.
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