Moto Z, Z Force and Moto Mods price and release date


Motorola may be a Lenovo trophy now, but it certainly did benefit from its short stint with Google, as the brainiacs from Mountain View certainly exchanged an idea or two over coffee with the Moto team. Whether today's modular Z phone is a result of Google's Project Ara efforts, or has been baking for a while in the heads of Motorola's engineers, remains to be determined, but one thing is for sure - Moto certainly did a surprise handset that has no equivalent.

In any case, it's good that Lenovo decided to leave that track open, and no matter how you personally feel about modular handsets, it's the market that is ultimately decide the Moto Z and Z Force's fate. Speaking of the market, how much will the phones cost, and when will they be released for all LEGO aficionados out there?

Well, Verizon will be first to nab the exclusive Moto Z Droid Edition and Moto Z Force Droid Edition "this summer," as well as the Moto Mods. In September, users in the US and globally will be able to buy the phones unlocked, as well as the modules. That's all the official info for now, we'll update on the prices as we get them. So far, we've only heard on the hush-hush that the Moto Z will be priced below the $650 mark that top-shelf flagships like the Galaxy S7 or iPhone 6s command right now, but the Moto Z Force will probably command more, and we sincerely hope that Lenovo won't try to compensate for the eventual reasonable Moto Z pricing by boosting the Moto Mods markup. 

When it comes to to the Moto Mods, Verizon's early adopter pricing is not for the faint of heart, as you can see from the list below:

  • Insta-Share Projector: $299
  • JBL SoundBoost: $79.99
  • TUMI Power Pack: $89
  • TUMI Wireless Charging Power Pack: $99
  • Kate Spade shell : $79


source: Verizon

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Moto Z
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh

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6 Comments

5. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

OMG is all i can say. The phone look amazing. the module look super cool.

7. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

COngrats to those people on the lower level!

8. djcody

Posts: 228; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

Well kept it at Verizon, when September come no one will remember there is moto z

9. DroidMystic

Posts: 91; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

Please you need to say I will not remember the Moto Z because I am jealous.

10. djcody

Posts: 228; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

Jealous?? Man after age of 40's you not going to be jealous over cell phone, is just pathetic that company what is struggle with sales and market share still doing exclusivity, that's all

11. Senthilg

Posts: 49; Member since: Apr 07, 2016

Where is the Price of the Mods listed in the article even though head lines say so??

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