Moto Z, Moto Z Play & Moto Mods Available In Singapore From November 2016

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The much anticipated Moto Z, Moto Z Play and Moto Mods will be available in Singapore from November 2016.

Moto Z
The Moto Z is available in Charcoal Ash Style Shell or Washed Oak Style Shell and retails for S$899.

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (1.8GHz quad-core) CPU with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with the an expandable storage using microSD of up to 2TB.

It has a 5.5″ 2560 x 1440 Quad HD AMOLED display (535ppi) with 13MP f/1.8 rear camera and 5MP front camera.

Moto Z - Front
Moto Z – Front

Moto Z - Front
Moto Z – Front

Moto Z - Back
Moto Z – Back

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor (1.8 GHz)
  • GPU: Adreno 530 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Display: 5.5″ 2560 x 1440 Quad HD AMOLED display (535 ppi) with Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: microSD (Up to 2TB)
  • OS: Android 6.0.1, Marshmallow with Moto Enhancements (Moto Display, Moto Actions, Moto Voice)
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP, f/1.8 aperture, optical image stabilization (OIS), laser autofocus, zero shutter lag, color correlated temperature (CCT) with dual LEDs
  • Front Camera: 5 MP with wide field of view and extra flash
  • Video Capture: 1080p full HD video (60 fps); 4K (30 fps)
  • Audio: Front-ported loudspeaker, 4-mic support
  • Waterproofing: Water repellent nano-coating
  • Network: 4G VoLTE, 3G
  • NFC: Yes
  • Fingerprint Reader: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm Port: No
  • Ports: USB Type-C, Moto Mods connector
  • SIM: Dual Nano-SIM
  • Quick Charge: TurboPower gives you up to 7 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging
  • Battery: 2,600mAh
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 155.3 x 75.3 x 5.19
  • Weight: 136g

Moto Z Play
The Moto Z Play is available in the same colors (Charcoal Ash Style Shell or Washed Oak Style Shel ) and retails for S$699.

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor (2GHz octa-core) CPU with Adreno 506 GPU. It comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage with the an expandable storage using microSD of up to 2TB.

It has a 5.5″ 1080 x 1920 Super AMOLED display (403 ppi) with 16MP f/2.0 rear camera and 5MP front camera.

Both Moto Z and Moto Z Play is still on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow but it will be upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat before end of the year.

Moto Z Play - Front
Moto Z Play – Front

Moto Z Play - Back
Moto Z Play – Back

  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor (2.0 GHz)
  • GPU: Adreno 506 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Display: 5.5″ 1080 x 1920 Super AMOLED display (403 ppi)
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: microSD (Up to 2TB)
  • OS: Android 6.0.1, Marshmallow with Moto Enhancements (Moto Display, Moto Actions, Moto Voice)
  • Rear Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0 aperture, laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), zero shutter lag, color correlated temperature (CCT) with dual LEDs
  • Front Camera: 5 MP, wide-angle 85° lens, LED flash
  • Video Capture: 480p (30fps); 720p (120fps); 1080p (30 fps); 4K (30fps)
  • Audio: Front-ported earpiece/loudspeaker, 3 mics
  • Waterproofing: Water repellent nano-coating
  • Network: 4G VoLTE, 3G
  • NFC: Yes
  • Fingerprint Reader: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm Port: Yes
  • Ports: USB Type-C, Moto Mods connector, Audio 3.5mm Port
  • SIM: Dual Nano-SIM
  • Quick Charge: TurboPower gives you up to 7 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging
  • Battery: 3,510mAh
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 156.4 x 76.4 x 6.99
  • Weight: 165g

Moto Mods
What makes the Moto Z and Moto Z Play special is the Moto Mods. Both phones comes with the Moto Mods connector which is located at the back of the phone.

Moto Mods transform your smartphone into a more power dedicated device like a camera, projector, speaker, etc. It seamlessly attaches itself magnetically to the back of the Moto Z or Moto Z Play without having to do a power cycle.

4 Moto Mods will be available at launch:

Moto Mods - JBL SoundBoost Speaker
Moto Mods – JBL SoundBoost Speaker

Moto Mods - JBL SoundBoost Speaker
Moto Mods – JBL SoundBoost Speaker

Moto Mods - Hasselblad True Zoom Camera
Moto Mods – Hasselblad True Zoom Camera

Moto Mods - Hasselblad True Zoom Camera
Moto Mods – Hasselblad True Zoom Camera

Moto Mods - Insta-Share Projector
Moto Mods – Insta-Share Projector

Moto Mods - Insta-Share Projector
Moto Mods – Insta-Share Projector

Moto Mods - Incipio offGRID Power Pack
Moto Mods – Incipio offGRID Power Pack

Moto Mods - Incipio offGRID Power Pack
Moto Mods – Incipio offGRID Power Pack

If you are not using any Moto Mods, you can use the various Style Shells to cover up the Moto Mods connector:

  • Black Leather – S$29
  • Charcoal Ash – S$29
  • Silver Oak – S$29
  • Washed Oak – S$29
  • Crimson Ballistic Nylon – S$25
  • Black Herring – S$25

Moto Z Style Shells
Moto Z Style Shells

I played with the Moto Z and I am impressed at how thin it is. The Moto Mods are just an awesome addition to the phonebut a tad expensive.

I might consider getting this to replace Li Xiang’s Nexus 6 which is about 2 years old.

Moto Z, Moto Z Play & Moto Mods
Moto Z, Moto Z Play & Moto Mods

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