Moto Z2 Force goes Official with Dual camera setup and Shatterproof display
Finally, Motorola marks the end of numerous rumors and leaks with the launch of the Moto Z2 Force smartphone. The smartphone with the ShatterShield technology from the company has finally been launched a month after both the Moto Z2 Play and the Moto Mods went official.
The second generation Moto Z2 Force comes with the same sturdiness as the Moto Z Force, and the company assures that the display won’t ever shatter. We’ve come throughout some leaked renders of the Moto Z2 Force, and these gave us an thought of how the handset may appear to be. Although there are slight tweaks carried out to the final design of the smartphone, the overall look seems to be predominately unchanged.
Moto Z2 Force – Design
The all new Moto Z2 Force features an all-metal build and slim design. The 7000 series aluminum build makes the smartphone extremely sturdy. While the original Moto Z Force came with a glass back, the newest one has a brushed metal back. The antenna traces run alongside the border line. Even the Moto Mod connector pins seem to be redesigned although the Z2 Force will support the older mods. The modifications regarding design are minimal together with a redesigned fingerprint sensor on the home key and the repositioning of the LED flash unit.
Moto Z2 Force – Specifications
The Moto Z2 Force features a 5.5-inch 2K POLED display that includes the ShatterShield technology. The device is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC and will come in three variants – a 4GB+64GB, a 6GB+64GB, and a 6GB+128GB model based mostly on the market. All of the variants will support expandable storage with the help of a microSD card. The Moto Z2 Force will probably be available in both single SIM or dual SIM variants based on the region.
The connectivity options on the device include Bluetooth and WiFi with MIMO. The Moto Z2 Force runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and can be upgraded to Android O that includes a slew of sensors as well. Motorola has also ditched the 3.5mm audio jack for the only USB Type-C port, and a 2,730 mAh battery backs the smartphone.
Coming to the camera, there is a dual 12MP rear camera setup with both color and monochrome sensors. Both the sensors are 12MP Sony IMX386 sensors with a f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera also features laser auto-focus, zero shutter lag, and depth detection. The front facing camera is a 5MP sensor with a f/2.2 aperture with flash and pro mode.
Motorola confirmed the Moto 360 Camera mod that can shoot in 4K with immersive audio. There’s a 150-degree field of view, and it supports live streaming directly to social media. This accessory is priced at $299.99 (approx. Rs. 19,000).
Moto Z2 Force – Price and Availability
The Moto Z2 Force will be available in three color variants – Super Black, Lunar Grey and Fine Gold. The device is priced starting from $720 (approx. Rs. 46,000). It’ll go on sale on August 10 with a free Insta-Share Projector Moto Mod. The device will probably be launched in several other countries within the coming weeks.