By: Meenu Rana, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi
Last updated : Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:10
The update makes Moto Z Google Day-Dream ready and brings in a bunch of new features such as split-screen multi-tasking, improved battery life etc.
As promised, Motorola has finally rolled out the latest Android Nougat update for its Moto Z smartphone in India. The update comes with the newer version NPL25.86-15 and makes Moto Z Google Day-Dream ready enabling the users to use a VR headset with the phone.
Apart from that, Android Nougat brings in other features including split-screen multi-tasking, more customisable quick settings, improved Google keyboard, enhanced notifications and recent applications window. Further, the latest Android OS version also brings in 'Double Tap' on the Recent button to switch between the two most recent apps which comes in very handy at times. For extended battery life, Android Nougat comes with 'Doze on the go' which will get activated even if your Nougat running device is in your pocket.
The Moto Z was launched in India in October at Rs 39,999 along with the Moto Z Play. Coming with a water repelling coating, the smartphone is made of military aircraft-grade aluminum and stainless steel and is only 5.2 mm thin wrapping a 5.5 inch Quad-HD AMOLED screen. On the inside, it is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor paired with 4 GB RAM and 64GB if internal storage which is expandable up to 2TB. For the battery, the device features a 2600 mAh battery and offers bunch of connectivity options such as NFC, fingerprint reader, 4G connectivity, AGPS, USB Type C port, WiFi (ac), 3.5mm headphone jack etc.
For the camera, there is a 13 megapixel rear camera with F1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization, laser auto focus, 8x digital zoom,4K video recording ability, slow motion video recording feature, professional mode etc. For the front, there is a 5 megapixel camera with wide angle lens, f/2.2 aperture, professional and beauty modes. Interestingly, the smartphone features LED flash on both front and back. Being the rare breed of boasting dual front firing speakers, the Moto Z also comes with a host of sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, hall effect, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor.