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Upcoming Moto Z2 Force is benchmarked, revealing specs for the second generation model

The Moto Z2 Force appears on AnTuTu

The Moto Z2 Force appears on AnTuTu

With Motorola expected to unveil at least one new phone during its July 25th event, one model that is a possibility to be announced in New York City on that date is the Moto Z2 Force. Today, the second-generation model has been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark site under the model number XT-1789-05. Before we run down the specs, we need to make one assumption, and that is to expect a 5.5-inch AMOLED screen on the device. That would match the specs of the screen used on last year's model.

According to AnTuTu, the resolution of the display will be 1440 x 2560 (QHD). The current top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 chipset is under the hood, carrying an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. This model was tested with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of native storage, which suggests that there will also be a variant with 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage.

Leaked images of the Z2 Force reveal a dual-camera setup on back. Thus, we need to take note of the AnTuTu listing which shows a 12MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing selfie snapper. Considering that previous rumors called for the dual cameras to weigh in at 12MP each, the AnTuTu report could still be right on. It is worth noting that last year's Moto Z Force sported a 21MP single camera on back. Android 7.1.1 is pre-installed.

We've already seen an AT&T branded version of the Moto Z2 Force surface, and T-Mobile also has said that it will carry the device this year. Those two carriers will not get to use the DROID brand, which is a trademark reserved for certain Motorola handsets sold by Verizon. And yes, we certainly do expect Verizon to carry this year the Moto Z2 Play DROID, the Moto Z2 DROID and the Moto Z2 Force DROID.

source: AnTuTu (translated) via TheAndroidSoul

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