Moto Z, Z Play, Moto Mods launched in India
Moto Z, Z Play, Moto Mods launched in India [From left: Jim Thiede - Head of Global Product Marketing, Mobile Business Group, ‎Lenovo, Sudhin Mathur - Executive Director, Lenovo Mobile Business Group India, Aymar de Lencquesaing - SVP and Co-President, Mobile Business Group, ‎Lenovo, Chairman and President, Motorola Mobility and Dillon Ye - Vice-president, Lenovo MBG Asia Pacific at the launch of Moto Z, Moto Z Play and Moto Mods in New Delhi]Motorola Press Kit

Lenovo-owned Motorola officially launched the flagship Moto Z series phone in India on October 4.

The new Moto Z and Moto Z Play is scheduled to go on sale on Amazon India and Flipkart at 11:59 pm on October 17 for Rs. 39,999 and Rs. 24,999, respectively.

Among the two, Moto Z is the premium model. It boasts military aircraft-grade aluminium cover with water resistant nano-coating on the back and stainless steel-based frame. On the front, it sports a 5.5-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass Shield.

Under the hood, it comes packed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, 4GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, a 13MP primary camera, a 5MP front snapper and a 2600mAh battery.

On the other hand, the Moto Z Play features 5.5-inch full HD super AMOLED screen, 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core with Motorola Mobile Computing System backed by 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 16MP primary camera and a 5MP snapper on the front.

It houses a massive 3,510mAh cell, which is capable of keeping the phone running for close to 50 hours under mixed –usage and it also boasts TurboCharge feature, where-in 15 minutes of charging is enough power the phone for up to 9 hours.

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Besides the Moto Z series smartphones, the company is also releasing the Moto Mods accessories which include Incipio battery packs, 'SoundBoost' with JBL speaker and a kickstand, a pico projector and a photography-centric Moto Mod accessory Hasselblad True Zoom, as well.

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Price details:

Moto Mods MRP Special bundle pricing (if bought with Moto Z series phones)
JBL Soundboost speaker Rs. 6,999 Rs. 5,999
Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Rs. 19,999 Rs. 14,999
Insta-share Projector Rs. 19,999 Rs. 15,999
IncipipoffGRID Power Pack Rs. 5,999 Rs. 4,999
Style Shells Wood Rs. 1,099 Rs. 899
Ballisitic nylon Leather Rs. 1,599 Rs. 1,299

Key specifications of Moto Z and Z Play:

Models Moto Z Moto Z Play
Display 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass shield
  • Pixel density 535 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch super AMOLED full HD (1920x1080p) display
  • Pixel density: 403 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor Quad-core CPU + Motorola Mobile Computing System, including Natural Language Processor and Contextual Computing Processor 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU with Motorola Mobile Computing System + Natural Language Processor + Contextual Computing Processor
GPU Adreno 530 GPU Adreno 506 GPU
RAM 4GB 3GB LPDDR3
Storage 32GB/64GB (UFS), expandable up to 2TB 32GB, expandable up to 2TB
Camera
  • Main: 13MP with ƒ/1.8 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Laser Autofocus, Zero Shutter Lag, Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) flash with dual LEDs,1.12um pixel,, Professional mode, Quick Capture, Best Shot, Scan barcodes, QR codes and Business cards, Google Photos integration with free original file size backup for two years, Shutter button or tap anywhere to capture, 8X digital zoom, Burst mode, Night mode, Auto HDR, Closed loop processing Panorama, Tap to focus & exposure, Video Stabilization, 1080p HD video (60 fps), 4K video (30 fps), Slow Motion video, Video HDR (1080p and 4K)
  • Front: 5 MP with ƒ/2.2 aperture, Wide-Angle lens,Flash, 1.4um big pixel for better low light, Auto Night mode, Beautification software, Professional mode
  • Main: 16MP camera with Laser auto-focus, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF), ƒ / 2.0 aperture, 1.3um pixel size, Zero Shutter Lag, Color balancing dual LED flash, Professional Mode, Quick Capture, Best Shot Tap (anywhere) to capture, 4X digital zoom, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Drag to focus & exposure, Video Stabilization, 720p (120fps), 1080p (30fps), 4K (30fps) and Slow Motion video
  • Front: 5MP camera withWide-Angle 85-degree lens, ƒ / 2.2 aperture, Flash, Auto Night mode, Beautification software and Professional mode
Battery 2600 mAh
  • Mixed usage up to 30 hours
  • TurboPower technology, which can charge up to 8 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging
3510 mAh;
  • Mixed usage up to 50 hours
  • TurboPower for up to 9 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging
Network 4G-LTE (Cat. 9) 4G-LTE
Add-ons Water repellent nano coating, fingerprint reader, Bluetooth v4.1 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz+5GHz with MIMO), USB Type-C port, NFC (Near Field Communication), A-GPS, 4 mics, Fingerprint sensor, water-repellant nano-coating, Single Nano-SIM/Dual-SIM slots in select markets, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n; dual-band: 2.4GHz + 5GHz), Type C USB port, NFC (Near Field Communication), A-GPS, Front-ported earpiece, loudspeaker and 3 Mics
Dimensions 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.19 mm 156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99 mm
Weight 136g 165g
Colours Black with Lunar Grey trim, Black front lens and White with Gold accents Black/Silver/Black SlateWhite/Fine Gold/Sugar White
Price Rs. 39,999 Rs. 24,999
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