If the Moto Z Style/Z Play StyleMods end up substituting MotoMaker, would they be worth it?

If the Moto Z Style/Z Play StyleMods end up substituting MotoMaker, would they be worth it?
On June 9th, Lenovo Tech World will take place at the Masonic in San Francisco. As a daughter company, Motorola is expected to also attend and even announce two new, high-end smartphones: the Moto Z Style and Moto Z Play. Apart from being evolutionary upgrades over their predecessors, rumor on the street is that Motorola will use them to kick into action its own 'modular' strategy.

Unlike Google's highly advanced Project Ara or LG's snap-on add-ons, however, Motorola will utilize over a dozen of magnetic connectors on the back of the new devices. Those will make contact with various case-like modules that are said to include a Hasselblad camera-centric one, and perhaps even a JBL-branded loudspeaker. That's the word on the vine, anyway.

In addition to these, and to get to the point of this poll, Motorola will also supposedly make various StyleMods available for the Z Style and Z Play. As hinted by the name, these cases will help bring some extra style to the duo and will apparently come in leather, ballistic nylon, and wood, etc. If we take this particular rumor for granted, it raises a rather important question: Will StyleMods come at the expense of MotoMaker? And if they do, would you say they're worth it?

If the Moto Z Style/Z Play StyleMods end up substituting MotoMaker, would they be worth it?

From the sound of it, StyleMods will be worth it
62.16%
God, no! MotoMaker better stay, StyleMods be damned
37.84%

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2 Comments

1. 0kax0el0

Posts: 238; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Don't see why they would be exclusive. You have moto maker for moto G and X play, and removable back cover this doesn't have to be different.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2543; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Modularity vs customizability? Lol, First world problems here. At least let's enjoy an interesting phone for once. Anyway Yes, they'll be worth it imo. If it means an opportunity to experience modularity then hell yeah. Afterall no phone manufacturer is currently doing different styles backs and offering modularity at the same time. What's more, you can still change the colours, materials, backs and possibly the frame on the Z to go along with different magnetic Mods.. What's more? Doesn't this by itself make this the most intriguing/interesting phone in some years? Along with the G5. The only thing missing would be etching your name (or whatever) into the style backs of the Z which is a worthy trade off for some hasselblad camera love, some pico projector spice and some JBL speaker goodie.

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