Moto Z
[Representational Image] Verizon’s Moto Z, Z Force Droid editions to be released next week in US In Picture: Motorola Moto Z seriesMotorola Official Blog

Motorola in association with American network carrier Verizon, are hosting an event next week in the New York city to officially reveal the price and release details of the company's flagship Moto Z series phones.

Motorola owned by Lenovo originally unveiled the Moto Z and Moto Z Force in June. During the launch the company had announced to release the devices in the summer, and for a limited period , they would remain exclusive to Verizon under Droid series and later hit stores with support for other network carriers under generic Moto Z series moniker.

As promised, Verizon and Motorola are now ready to launch Moto Z Droid and Moto Z Force Droid on July 14, CNET reported.

For the uninitiated, Moto Z and Z Force series phones share most of the features, but differ in three key aspects. The former comes with Gorilla Glass 4 display shield, 13MP primary and a smaller 2,600mAh battery, whereas the latter boasts Motorola's proprietary ShatterShield display protection, 21MP snapper on the back and a bigger 3,500mAh cell.

Rest of the features such as display size (& resolution), mobile OS, RAM, storage and front camera remain same.[full specification details below]

When will Moto Z series come to India?

From what we have gathered so far, Motorola is expected to release the Moto Z series phones in a couple of months. The company has plans to launch Moto Mods accessories, which include speakers, projector, battery pack-cum cover, camera lens, style covers and others in India as well.

Read more: Moto Z India release details

Key specifications of Moto Z and Moto Z Force:

Models Moto Z Droid Moto Z Droid
Display 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Corning Gorilla Glass shield
  • Pixel density 535 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Shatter Shield technology
  • Pixel density 535 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor Quad-core CPU + Motorola Mobile Computing System, including Natural Language Processor and Contextual Computing Processor
GPU Adreno 530 GPU Adreno 530 GPU
RAM 4GB LPDDR4 4GB LPDDR4
Storage 32GB/64GB (UFS), expandable up to 2TB 32GB/64GB (UFS), 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: 21MP 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
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
3,500 mAh
  • Mixed usage up to 40 hours
  • TurboPower technology, which can charge up to 15 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging
Network 4G-LTE (Cat. 9) 4G-LTE (Cat. 9)
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, 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, front-ported loud speakers, Moto Mods support
Dimensions 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.19 mm 155.9 x 75.8 x 6.99 mm
Weight 136g 163g

 

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