12 new Moto Mods per year, promises Motorola

After the LG G5‘s lackluster reception and Google scrapping Project Ara, Motorola’s Moto Z line seems to be the last hope for modular phones and Motorola is betting big on Moto Mods and the company seems committed to their vision of the modular smartphone.  In fact, Lenovo’s Moto execs told a small group of journalists this week, the company itself will commit to releasing at least 12 new Moto Mods a year.

That’s according to a report from Cnet, which says that Lenovo’s Moto Mods director John Touvannas specifically wants to release more modular accessories in 2017 than the company has this year. Continue reading “12 new Moto Mods per year, promises Motorola”

Motorola Moto Z, Moto Z Play and the Moto Mods Launched in India

Over the last few years, we have seen innovation slow down to a crawl in the mobile phone industry. Almost every phone launched feels like an incremental upgrade, offering maybe one or two features that really stand out from its competitors or even the previous generations. Modular design, a concept we first heard of from Google’s Project Ara was supposed to bring forth the next phase of smartphone evolution.

Unfortunately though, Project Ara was sacked. LG tried its hand at modular design with the G5, but the implementation had consumers shying away from the device. Or it could’ve been the fabulous sales of the S7 Edge. Lenovo’s Moto Mods is conceptually better than LG’s attempt, in that everyone will agree. And Lenovo is pushing the Moto Z lineup and the Moto mods with all its guns blazing. Skip the Sevens anyone? Continue reading “Motorola Moto Z, Moto Z Play and the Moto Mods Launched in India”

Motorola trolls Apple in a new video

If you haven’t been following the tech world these past few days, Motorola has launched a promotional campaign against the Smartphone leaders Samsung and Apple called #SkipTheSevens, basically suggesting what the campaign slogan clearly says, Skip the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the iPhone 7, and get a Moto Z.

The latest addition to this campaign is a new video where Motorola makes Apple fans think the Moto Mods are an Apple innovation. Continue reading “Motorola trolls Apple in a new video”

Top Android stories last week 29/Aug- 05/Sep

Last week was an IFA week and amidst all the buzz and excitement from Berlin quite a few exciting things happened for the android world since many android OEMs take stage at IFA to showcase what they have coming in the future. Although, not everything exciting happened only at IFA, some of those happened in closed rooms perhaps behind a desk or something, and some haven’t yet happened but the leaks have us pumped.

Continue reading “Top Android stories last week 29/Aug- 05/Sep”

Moto Mods so far : Verdict

Lenovo has announced the Moto Z Play, (a more affordable variant of the Moto Z) modular smartphone that was announced in June this year. The Moto Z play comes with a price tag of $499 (approximately ₹33,500) and it will start shipping in September. The company also announced that the Moto Z will be priced at $624 (approximately ₹41,750).

The Moto Z and the Moto Z Play come with Moto Mods, a modular system that lets users extend the functionality of the smartphone. Lenovo has also unveiled a new Moto Mod developed with Hasselblad, called the True Zoom, which extends camera capabilities of the Moto Z family. The new products were unveiled at the sidelines of IFA 2016 in Berlin on Wednesday, and they will be on display at the company’s booth at the exhibition. Continue reading “Moto Mods so far : Verdict”

Lenovo at IFA 2016 : Bendable smartphone and a new Moto 360

IFA 2016 is coming up next month and Lenovo has posted a teaser video on YouTube in which it hints at all that it will unveil at the event in Berlin. As per the video Lenovo, and Motorola, will be showcasing a bunch of new products including new Moto Mods, tablets and “devices that blur the lines of creativity and productivity.”

Lenovo certainly has quite interesting things to show off this year at IFA.

Continue reading “Lenovo at IFA 2016 : Bendable smartphone and a new Moto 360”

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