Motorola Moto Z teasers reveal thin metal build and three color options

Motorola Moto Z teasers reveal thin metal build and three color options
The Motorola Moto Z Play and Motorola Moto Z Style are expected to be unveiled later today during an event that starts at 1pm Eastern Time (10am Pacific Time). This morning, a pair of teasers from Lenovo's verified Weibo page were posted. They indicated that the Moto Z variants will both feature a thin metallic build, and will be offered in Gold, Silver and Rose Gold.

One of the teasers focused on the magnetic port in the back which will allow the MotoMod accessories to connect to the Moto Z. One such modular accessory will enhance the rear camera on the phone. It includes a dedicated shutter button and is rumored to be equipped with a 10x optical zoom. A fingerprint scanner is said to be found on the home button, just like the scanner on the Motorola Moto G4 Plus. Colorful rear shells called StyleMods are expected to be available for users who like to customize the look of their phone.

There will be two versions of the Moto Z, the Moto Z Style and Moto Z Play. The pair could end up as Verizon exclusives in the U.S. as the Motorola Moto Z Style Droid Edition, and the Motorola Moto Z Play Droid Edition.
Check out our Liveblog of the Lenovo Tech World Keynote and the Motorola announcement later today. Motorola has promised to transform the mobile landscape so you are not going to want to miss this.

source: Lenovo via AndroidPure

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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
Moto Z Force
  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh



1. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

that ugly camera bump.............. rather they would made it little thick... and include more battery, and cover the camera bump.......................

2. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

i can live with the camera bump but not that ugly boxy front finger print scanner

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Make it affordable flagship!!

4. Bankz

Posts: 2545; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

If I'm right, is this also the hasselblad camera? that comes with its own xenon flash, and its own camera lens and sensor??? And now 10x optical zoom? OMG!!! I just hope all these rumors are true and not lies. As these seem too good to be true at this point

6. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

won't be too good to be true if the price is too bad to be true.

8. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

Motorola is usually pretty good with their pricing.

9. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

The 10x optical zoom isn't built into the phone camera. It would be with one of the snap-on accessories.

5. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Both these companies need a outstanding phone to compete more with Apple and Samsung,and hope we do get one,to finally put more pressure on them and make the mobile market more competitive

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I guess the Moto X Pure Edition is going to be the last Motorola device I own. I just don't see these new designs being a selling point. They're hideous.

10. Chidoro44

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 03, 2015


11. tnuc2014

Posts: 294; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

What is wrong with using a bit of imagination and make phones a different shape on the back. Why not have slightly thicker ends to house the camera and front facing speakers, and thinner in the middle with a grippier material to make it easier to hold and harder to drop.

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