The Moto Insta-Share Projector for Moto Z/Z Force turns any flat surface into a 70" screen

The Moto Insta-Share Projector for Moto Z/Z Force turns any flat surface into a 70
As a whole, we've now reached a place where smartphones have become firmly embedded into our lives. But they're not the be-all, end-all of all activities, and serious movie and video watching are good examples. Sure, you can watch, but can you ever compare squiring at a 5.5-incher with the experience made possible by your 50-inch TV in your living room? Of course not. And that's not about to change, at least not for a while, but Moto is trying to bridge the gap.

Say hello to the Moto Insta-Share Projector for the newly announced Moto Z and Moto Z Force. A snap-on add-on like the JBL SoundBoost, this particular MotoMod turns the two into multimedia devices capable of projecting an image up to 70 inches large. To establishe contact with either of the two phones, you just push the accessory on top of the dozens of strong magnets on their backs. 

Moto lists the resolution of the projector as 480p (or 854 x 480), wtih a 1:400 contrast ratio and 50 lumens nominal brightness. These are important metrics, as they speak directly to the kind of quality you can expect, and the environments in which projection will be feasible. If the projector is too dim, for example, you'll need to ensure curtains are pulled or that you're in a dark spot. In this case, don't expect anything approaching the quality available with a traditional, bulky projector. Still, for a pico projector, that's on the decent side.

To add more value on top of this already cool feature, Moto has also integrated a battery within the Insta-Share Projector. According to the company, you can get up to an hour of extra screen time with it. The integrated kickstand will let you project at pretty much any angle.

Pricing information with the Insta-Share Projector remains unknown, though it's in the same boat with the new Moto Z phones and their MotoMods companions. More specifically, expect a summer release on Verizon's network under the DROID brand, and a more inclusive, unlocked model by the Fall.

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14 Comments

1. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

LOL now that is what modular should be about. How long does it last and what does the resolution look like?

13. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

1 hour and/or you can use it as a 50 lumens flashlight too :?

15. dirtyD

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 10, 2017

Ok My1cent you are an idiot. It gives you one hour of extra battery built in the mod and it is 480p at 70in so it is probably 720p at 50 in and 1080 at around 40in.

16. dirtyD

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 10, 2017

Ok you are an idiot. It gives you one hour of extra battery built in the mod and it is 480p at 70in so it is probably 720p at 50 in and 1080 at around 40in.

3. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2348; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Pornhub and chill? Ha

7. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

SMH, lol, thank you for your insight of all the possibilities. Now I'm really excited.

11. ananthu07 unregistered

excited eh? *insert lenny face here*

5. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Netflix and chil, on the go.

6. Polishbandit

Posts: 4; Member since: Jun 09, 2016

But they are probably gonna sell it for $150 :( , when it should go for $75-100.

9. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Depending on the quality of the image, it might just be worth it.... that is of course completely dependent on the image quality, resolution, brightness, battery life, automated keystone, and so on.

8. TheHeartBreakKid

Posts: 102; Member since: Jul 07, 2015

Is a USB Pico projector not better? i mean will you really keep this Mod on at all times and carry this around in your pocket? The battery mod makes the phone 11.4mm think. This and speaker MOD will even be more thick. If you are just going to snap it on and use it, then remove it. Wouldn't a usb based pico projector and small slim wireless speakers be better?

10. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

That is why modular are useless to me. All I need is one smart case for All. Not like this

12. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

didn't know PA posts rated r pictures too!!! just look at number 6. it can't be unseen.

14. gersont1000

Posts: 473; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

I was having the same thoughts. LG is in the Friend zone, Moto got much more lucky lol.

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