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Lenovo is launching Moto Z, Moto Z Play and Moto M in Pakistan

Shaoor Munir Written by Shaoor Munir · 1 min read>

Lenovo, which acquired Motorola from Google in 2014, is finally launching the latest Motorola phones officially in Pakistan. These include the three smartphones released in 2016: Moto Z, Moto Z Play, and Moto M.

Although these devices are already available through the Grey Market in Pakistan, they were not officially released by Lenovo. Now Lenovo is gearing up to officially launch these phones in Pakistan. Let’s take a swift look at the specifications these devices offer:

Moto Z

moto-z-droid-1000-BHlxH8Uhiw Moto Z is the flagship device by Lenovo which was launched in 2016. It offers following specifications:

  • 5.5 inch QHD (1440 x 2560p) display
  • 4 GB RAM with 32 or 64 GB internal storage
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 820 CPU with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 13 MP primary camera with f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, and dual LED flash. Capable of shooting 2160p videos at 30 fps and 1080p videos at 60fps
  • 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Capable of shooting 1080p videos
  • Non-removable 2600mAh battery (supports fast charging)
  • Water resistant coating
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)

Moto Z Play

moto-z-play-row Moto Z play is the cheaper sibling of Moto Z and offers nearly identical design while cutting some corners to reduce the overall cost. It offers the following specifications:

  • 5.5 inch HD (1080 x 1920p) display
  • 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage
  • Quad-core Snapdragon 625 CPU with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 16 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. Capable of shooting 2160p videos at 30 fps and 1080p videos at 60fps
  • 5 MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Capable of shooting 1080p videos
  • Non-removable 3510mAh battery (supports fast charging)
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Water resistant coating
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (dual stand-by) variants

Moto M

moto-m-launched1 Moto M is the cheapest of the bunch and offers a different design from the other two phones. It also skips on the inclusion of Moto Mods (explained below). It has specifications similar to Moto Z play:

  • 5.5 inch HD (1080 x 1920p) display
  • 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage
  • Quad-core Mediatek Helio P10 CPU with Mali-T860MP2 GPU
  • 16 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture. Capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps
  • 8MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Capable of shooting 1080p videos
  • Non-removable 3050mAh battery (supports fast charging)
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Moto Mods

Moto Mods aim to offer some sort of modularity to Motorola smartphones. They look like external cases which interface with the phone through connectors present at the back panel. Some popular mods launched alongside Moto Z and Moto Z Play were JBL SoundBoost Speaker, Mophie Juice Pack, and Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod.

Moto Z Smartphone with Snap-on Moto Mods
Moto Z Smartphone with Snap-on Moto Mods

Both Moto Z and Moto Z Play support Moto Mods. The feature was left out in Moto M to keep its cost down. There is no official word on whether or not these Mods will be launched alongside the phones in Pakistan.

Availability

The phones will be launched in Pakistan in February 2017. No price of these devices is specified at the moment. We will update you with more information when the tentative price of these mobiles will be officially announced.

Written by Shaoor Munir
I am passionate about technology, hardware and the future of both of them together.Email: shaoor@techjuice.pk Profile