Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Moto Z with MotoMods India launch by October

Moto Z and Moto Z force with Motomods was announced at Lenovo Tech World 2016 last week . Moto Z series  will launch in India in September-October along with the global launch. “Mods with the Moto Z will define a new category of products,” Aymar de Lencquesaing, Senior Vice President, Lenovo Group, Co-President, Mobile Business Group, Chairman & President, Motorola Mobility, said  today.

Moto Z  feature a 5.5-inch QHD AMOLED display powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB of RAM and 32 or 64GB of storage with SD card expansion, On camera it has a  13-megapixel camera with f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilization; fingerprint scanner; and 2600mAh battery. Moto is highlighting the fact that the phone is a scant 5.2mm thick without any Mod accessories attached and claims that it is the thinnest premium smartphone.

Moto Z Force feature 5.5 inch 2K Moto ShatterShield display powered by a  2.15 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage, On Camera it has a 21MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front facing camera. Device runs on Android 6.0.1 Packed by a 3500 mAh with Turbocharge support.

Moto Mods, which connect to the 16-dots at the rear, will at launch include the JBL SoundBoost, the Moto Insta-Share Projector (meant to deliver a 70-inch projector experience), and the Power Pack (said to provide up to 22 hours of additional battery life). Style Shells will also be available, and offer finishes like real wood, leather, and fabric.

Lencquesaing acknowledged the importance of India in Lenovo’s smartphone plans, where it already claims to have nine percent market share and last year’s revenues were in excess of $1 billion. The company already has manufacturing capacity of 6 million smartphones per year under the government’s Make in India initiative. It could look at ramping up production to meet local demand.

“We intend to continue to invest and grow our market share in India. We started early and started with online only. We now have nine percent market share and will now come offline as well,” he said, announcing the company’s plans to start retailing in offline retail stores as well.

 Lenovo had showcased mods to add battery capacity, speaker and even a Pico projector, and promised more will be launched along with the smartphone in September. These mods will be priced between $50 and $200.

Moto Z at 2998 Yuan & Moto Z Force at 5299 Yuan

Stay connected with us for more Tech News Facebook Twitter  Instagram YouTube Subscribe by Email

No comments:

Post a Comment