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We are just a day short to see the official unveiling of Motorola's first modular smartphone, Moto Z in India. The company is holding up an event tomorrow where it will introduce Moto Z, which is available in three variants - Moto Z, Moto Z Force and Moto Z Play.
As noted, Moto Z and Moto Z Force were launched at company's Tech World Conference, while Moto Z Play was showcased at IFA 2016.
Motorola’s first Modular smartphone
Moto Z is Motorola's first attempt to implement Modular technology in company's products. The smartphone features a highly customizable body that allows you to add additional components on the back, which company calls Moto Mods.
It is the world's thinnest phone at 5.19mm and implements modular technology in a more robust way than its mainstream competitor i.e. LG G5.
Expected smartphone to launch on October 4
As per the invite shared by Motorola, the company will launch Moto Z smartphone, which is expected to be priced around Rs. 41,000. However, we might also see the powerful variant- Moto Z Force and the mid-ranger Moto Z Play.
Expected Moto Mods to launch on October 4
We expect Motorola to launch four Moto Mods in tomorrow's event. These include Hasselblad True Zoom attachment with 10x zoom capabilities, JBL SoundBoost with high-quality JBL stereo speakers, Moto Insta-Share projector and the Incipio offGRID battery pack with an additional 2,220 mAh battery unit offering up to 22 hours of backup.
SEE ALSO: Here are 5 Ways How Moto Mods Let You Customize Moto Z and Z Force Smartphones
What Moto Z brings to table
Moto Z is a no compromise smartphone when it comes to specifications. The smartphone boasts a 5.5-inch display with 2,560x1,440 pixels' resolution. It is powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor paired up with 4GB RAM and runs Google Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The smartphone is backed by a non-removable 2,600mAh battery unit. With the modular flexibility and top-notch hardware, Moto Z and its siblings are definitely going to please the tech savvy audience in the country.
Price and competition
As we mentioned above, Moto Z is expected to cost around Rs 41,000, which makes it compete against the likes of LG G5, HTC 10, Samsung Galaxy S7, Apple iPhone 6S (16GB) and others.
Moto Z Play is expected to cost around Rs 34,000 and Moto Z Force will set you back by Rs 48,000 (expected price).