The phones are revolutionary as they comes with Moto Mods that snap on to the phone transforming them into new devices. Lenovo has announced a developer programme for those who want to create new mods that snap on to these new smartphones.
The Mods attach to the Moto Z phones using 16 dots on the phone, a bit like magnets. One the mods latch on to the smartphone they can add new capabilities like a more powerful camera or stereo, and of course extra battery.
The design could send a jitter down the spine of the LG, which has created the G5 which now seems like a more crude way of offering a module phone.
The Moto Z smartphones also feature fast charging going up to 50 per cent in 15 minutes. The company claims it has the best camera in a Moto phone so far.
Lenovo-Moto showcased modules like an Insta projector that can beam images of up to 70 inches. There is also a JBL Sound Boost to improve the sound quality.
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There is also an additional battery power pack that adds up to 22 hours of battery life. This again could be a game changer feature given that battery life is one of the biggest pain points for smartphone users.
Globally, Moto Z will be available in September. US availability is earlier, buy only on Verizon.
The Lenovo CEO has announced a price of $1 million for developers who make the best Moto Mod prototypes.