Lenovo owned Motorola has finally announced Moto Z3 on Thursday at an event in Chicago. The smartphone continues the Moto Z-Series legacy of supporting Moto Mods. Motorola has partnered with Qualcomm to launch a 5G Moto Mod that will enable the next-gen network access on the device.
The 5G Moto Mod uses a Snapdragon X50 modem. It is confirmed that no more Moto Z-Series models will debut this year. The company has no plans to bring the Z3 Force this year.
In the US, the Moto Z3 price has been set at $480 (approximately Rs. 33,000). The smartphone will go on sale exclusively through Verizon from August 16 in Ceramic Black color option. Motorola hasn’t revealed the price of the 5G Moto Mod. The new offering will be exclusive to the US in 2019.
- The Moto Z3 has One Button Nav with an iPhone X-like experience.
- There is a side-facing fingerprint sensor on the right side of the device.
- The smartphone comes with a water-repellent P2i coating. This prevents your phone from spills and splashes.
- The smartphone also sports Moto Actions to let users access features such as camera and flash using gestures.
- A Moto Display feature to preview notifications.
- The device is packed with a 3000mAh battery and offers fast charging through the bundled 15W TurboPower charger.
Motorola has also brought the 5G Moto Mod which aims to deliver a next-gen experience. The Moto Z3 runs Android 8.1 Oreo and upgradable to Android P. The smartphone features a 6-inch full-HD+ with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution coupled with AMOLED display and a Max Vision. There is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone has a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP primary sensor and a 12MP monochrome sensor along with a dual-LED flash. There is an 8MP sensor on the front. The front camera sensor also features a Face Unlock technology. The smartphone comes with a 64GB of onboard expandable storage. You can expand the storage using microSD card (up to 2TB).
The connectivity option includes, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. There are various Sensors like accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and more. Motorola US has confirmed that they would not be launching any more Moto Z-series this year.
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