Latest Motorola handsets announced

motorola-motozA pair of new smartphones from Motorola have been unveiled in the past few days, with the Moto Z and Moto Z Force both representing a new era for the brand under its new stewardship by Lenovo.

The Moto Z holds the accolade of being the thinnest handset on the market, measuring in at just 5.19 millimetres. But this design is not just an aesthetic choice; it represents the modularity of the design that enables more components and features to be added as and when the user chooses to make an upgrade.

From enhancing the battery life to adding a small projector to the phone, the Moto Z’s ability for expansion is impressive. It even does away with a 3.5mm headphone socket, in a way which foretells of Apple’s rumoured decision to ditch this port on the next iPhone.

The Moto Z Force is similar to its stable mate in many respects, sharing the same 5.5 inch AMOLED display, processor and Android operating system. But the screen is protected by a tougher shatterproof layer, to keep it free from damage and the all-metal chassis is thicker and more durable.

The snap-on modular extras for the new Moto models make them stand out from the crowd and show what the next era of smartphones will offer.