Poll: Which would you rather get — Moto Z or Moto Z Force?

Poll: Which would you rather get — Moto Z or Moto Z Force?
As this year's duo of Moto flagships is getting prepped to be launched under the Verizon-exclusive Droid moniker, it's only normal if every smartphone fan's having the passing thought of “If I were to get one of these, which one would I prefer?”. On one side, we have the Moto Z Droid with its insanely thin profile (0.20 inches / 5.19 mm), which, despite the rather large camera bump on its back, still manages to look impressively elegant. On the other side, we have the Moto Z Force Droid, which is slightly thicker, housing a larger battery (3,500 mAh on the Force vs 2,600 mAh on the regular Z), a shatterproof glass on the front, and a higher-resolution camera sensor. All the while, the camera module itself, while still protruding, doesn't stick out as offensively as the one on the Moto Z.

Now, for every serious smartphone aficionado out there, this seems like a no-brainer – the Moto Z Force has the bigger battery, therefore, it's the more obvious choice. However, with this year's Moto Mods, this choice isn't as obvious – a Power Pack Mod gives us 2,200 mAh battery with just a snap, which could be a great solution for those who want the best of both worlds. Grab a Moto Z and enjoy its thin profile when spending time around power outlet-saturated areas. Snap on the Power Pack for a prolonged life when on a longer trip.

If you were getting one, which one would it be? Moto Z or Moto Z Force?

I'd go for the super-slim Moto Z and maybe compensate for the smaller battery with a Moto Mod Power Pack
25.05%
Moto Z Force all the way! More is always better!
74.95%

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15 Comments

1. Babadook

Posts: 230; Member since: May 24, 2016

Anyone have an educated guess about the Moto X 2016 vs Moto Z Turbo in terms of updating? Is it more likely to assume the Z line will get updates more promptly than the X (Especially since Verizon had a major unveiling)? Can't decide which direction to go (that is if Verizon gets the X instead of solely carrying the Z line).

3. Jango

Posts: 372; Member since: Oct 24, 2014

MOOAAAAR!!!! I wanna know about UK release and prices

12. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Totally unexpected!!! WTF man!!! Its a freaking 5" phone how stylish would it be, u'll be the centre of attraction everywhere when u r all along, use that 2200mAh battery snap in module and get things done! Freak this wasn't expected at all.

9. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

The moto X has typically received updates faster than the droid line no thanx to Verizon on that. However, I think the Z will see more light of day than past droids and could be due for "quicker" updates. That being said Verizon has also skipped out on previous Moto X's to focus their attention on the droid lines.

2. Tones

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

The force for me. I have the x force (uk version of droid turbo 2 I think) and I love it. Looking forward to the z force

4. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

Z Force for 21MP and deep trench isolation (I don't even know what tech that is, lol). Just every ounce of better camera shots count for me.

5. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Just stop with exclusivity and distribute these Worldwide! I want the Force!

6. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Force, definitely. But above that I vote for the Play!

7. kentuck1163

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 18, 2016

Why would anyone get either one? I have a Droid Turbo and its still running Android 5.1 in July 2016!!! Lenovo killed Motorola when they bought it. Stay away!!

8. SenorThrottles

Posts: 284; Member since: Dec 23, 2015

I feel like more Verizon's fault than anything - the X series have consistently gotten fairly fast updates. They were a bit slower with Android M, but still faster than many companies.

10. Babadook

Posts: 230; Member since: May 24, 2016

Yeah Verizon never gave my Moto X 2014 android M. Not happy about that.

11. Eraman

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 13, 2015

Moto Z Force for sure !! The 21MP Camera Scores 87 on DxOMarK scale!! So it's the second place worldwide behind each of the htc 10 and S7 ( scores 88)

13. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1246; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Let the force be with you...

14. bromanz29 unregistered

z force all the way I Love MY X FORCE and its unbreakable screen

15. ebilcake

Posts: 1227; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

I'm not even sure why they bothered with the Z Droid Edition.

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