As reported earlier, Lenovo India on Tuesday launched the Moto Z and Moto Z Play modular smartphones in India, along with the Moto Mods. The Moto Z has been priced at INR 39,999, while the Moto Z Play has been priced at INR 24,999. Both smartphones will be available via both Amazon India and Flipkart from 23:59 pm on October 17. The smartphones were initially released in USA back in August 2016.
The company has also launched the Moto Mods. If bought alone, the JBL Soundboost costs INR 6,999, the Moto Insta-Share Projector costs INR 19,999, the Hasselblad True Zoom costs INR 19,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack costs INR 5,999, the Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell costs INR 1,099, while the Leather Style Shell costs INR 1,599.
Starting with Moto Z, the smartphone comes in an all metal body that features a 5.5-inch Quad-HD (1440p) AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass protection, but not with the shatterproof protection as that of the Moto Z Force model. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.2 GHz that come with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM, Adreno 530 GPU and 64 GB internal storage that can be expanded via micro-SD card. In terms of battery life, the Moto Z Droid has a 2,600 mAh unit that should last for up to 30 hours of use, while the Turbo charging mode should deliver up to eight hours of battery life with a 15-minute rapid charge.
Other specs include a 13 mega-pixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, laser auto-focus, 4K video recording and OIS, a 5 mega-pixel front shooter with f/2.2 aperture wide-angle lens and flash, and a front-mounted fingerprint scanner located under the display, just like with the Moto Z Force. Connectivity options on the Moto Z include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. There is no 3.5 mm headphone jack on board, however, the company is bundling a 3.5 mm-to-USB-Type-C adapter.
The Moto Z Play comes in glass body that features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display and is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor that comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded further via micro-SD card. The device will be backed with a 3,510 mAh battery that can give you up to 50 hours of back-up as claimed by the company.
As for the camera setup, the smartphone features a 16 mega-pixel rear camera and 5 mega-pixel front facing camera. The rear camera also features hybrid auto-focus and support for up to 4K resolution video recording. Also, both the cameras have their own flash. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
Both Moto Z and Moto Z Play runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box. The Moto Z 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, dual-SIM support and a fingerprint sensor on the home button.