Motorola Moto Z First look

The Moto Z was launched worldwide on June 2017. This time Moto(Lenovo) has did some major modifications in this phone. The Moto Z comes with a 5.5″(1440×2560 pixels) screen. It has a 13MP(f1.8) camera in the rear and 5MP(f2.2) secondary camera. It has a laser focus to give accurate focus supported with dual LED in the back. The phone is blend of MotoG4 plus and the shape of Moto G5. Moto z Unfortunately have removed the 3.5mm Jack so if you want to listen to music while charging, it won’t be possible.

The phone comes with an Android 6.0.1(Marshmallow) in-build which can be upgraded to Android 7.0 (Nougat). It also has 4GB Ram and 32/64GB Memory(expandable option up to 256).

The phone is thin and easy to handle.The Moto Z also brings another implementation of modular accessories which add functionalities to the phone by simply expanding they are called the Moto mods. It’s quite expensive. People are excited to see how Moto Mods work with Motorola’s Moto Mod platform.

Specifications

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 – USA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – USA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – USA
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – Global
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) – USA
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900),
12(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) – Global
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps – USA
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps – Global
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

Body
Dimensions 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2 mm (6.04 x 2.96 x 0.20 in)
Weight 136 g (4.80 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display
Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~72.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~535 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes

Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
CPU Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) – USA
Quad-core (2×1.8 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) – Global
GPU Adreno 530

Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Camera
Primary 13 MP, f/1.8, laser autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, check quality
Secondary 5 MP, f/2.2, 1.4 µm pixel size, LED flash, 1080p

Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
– 3.5 mm to USB-C headphone adapter incl.
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go; magnetic connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Battery

Non-removable Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery

Cons
> Below-average battery life
> No USB transfer cable included (charger and its cable are one piece)
> No standard 3.5mm audio jack (an adapter from USB Type C is provided)
> Moto Mods aren’t cheap

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