TechDroider: Moto-Z2-Force

Motorola Begins Android Oreo Soak Test for the Moto Z

Now that Google has released the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, the wait for the devices to get the update first has already started. Motorola has already updated it's software support page with the list of its devices that will officially get the update.


Reports out from AndroidPIT Brazil suggests that Motorola is now sending out Android Oreo Soak Test invitations to the Moto Z and Moto Z2 Force users enrolled for Motorola Feedback Network.

The reports further suggests that first Android 8.0 Oreo Beta may hit Moto Z and Moto Z2 Force users within 48 hours.

Apart from the Android 8.0 Oreo Goodies including new Settings and Notification panel UI, Picture in Picture (PIP), Adaptive icons, Autofill, Notification timeout, Motorola might also add several new features to the latest software update.

The Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto Smartphones may bring new Moto Key application that let's you securely save passwords, Moto Alexa, and new Moto Live Stream.


November security patch rolling out to Moto Z2 Force

October security patch rolling out to Moto Z2 Force
The Moto Z2 Force on Verizon just got a new software update with latest Android security patch, bug fixes, and improvements.

If you own a Moto Z2 Force you should have received the over-the-air update notification for November 1 Android security update. The new build number is NDXS26.183-15-5.


Motorola's instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

If you haven't got the notification of this new software update yet, Just go to Settings - About Phone - Software updates, and It will automatically start downloading the latest update. The update will take around 10-15 minutes to get Installed on your device.

Moto Z2 Force Update Brings Big List of Changes

Motorola is rolling out the a new update to the Moto Z2 Force at T-Mobile with several fixes, stability improvements, and feature additions. Motorola has also added Android Security Patch of August 1, 2017.


There are several new features as well, Netflix support has now been added to Insta-Share Projector Moto Mod. The update also includes Google Daydream support. Motorola has also improved the Wired headset compatibility and Front-facing video camera performance.

The update is already rolling out to the users of the Moto Z2 Force. If you did not receive the update wait for a few days or you can check it manually by going to Settings - About Phone - Software Updates.

Motorola’s instructions explain that for a successful installation, the battery in your phone should be at least 50% charged and your device should be connected to a Wi-Fi network or LTE.

Nokia 8 vs Moto Z2 Force: Specs Comparison

Nokia 8 vs Motorola Moto Z2 Force
OS And Hardware
OSAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
ProcessorOcta core (4 2.5GHz Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU + 4 1.8GHz Kryo)2.35 GHz Octa-Core CPU
ChipsetSnapdragon 835Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540Adreno 540
Display
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5Shatter Shield
TypeIPSPOLED
Screen Size5.3 inches QHD5.5 inches QHD
Memory
Internal64 GB64 GB
RAM4 GB4 GB
Camera
Primary13MP Dual Camera, f/2.0, PDAFDual 12MP, ƒ/2.0
Secondary13 MP5 MP
Battery and Power
Type3090 mAh | Quick Charging2730 mAh | Turbo Charging
Other
3.5mm JackYesNo
Price
USD$700$720
Which one would you choose?

Moto Z2 Force Offers A/B (Seamless) System Updates

Moto Z2 Force Offers A/B (Seamless) System Updates
Along with the Android 7.0 Nougat, Google also introduced a new update system that allows users with no "Updating Android" screens delaying the initial boot.

According to the new reports from XDA, Motorola is the first OEM to actually implement A/B partition system for Seamless System Updates.


Recently, the Moto Z2 Force got a new update and XDA Team discovered that it was having a familiar screen from his Pixel usage that mentioned the update was installing in the background. Additionally, the device booted right into an updated Android without any delay screen saying "Updating Android".

That said, this system has been highly beneficial and more OEMs should actually implement this feature to their upcoming Smartphones.

Moto Z2 Force goes official with Shatterproof Display, Dual Cameras, and Snapdragon 835

Motorola has finally announced its 2017 flagship smartphone, the Moto Z2 Force is the newest addition to the modular Moto Z Family.

The device features a 5.5" Quad HD 1440p Super AMOLED display, which the company guarantees Shatterproof. It's wrapped in a sleek 7000 series aluminum unibody, which looks premium.


Other specifications includes, the latest Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, Dual-rear camera each of 12MP, 5MP front-facing camera, and 2,730mAh battery.

Along with the Moto Z2 Force, the company has also revealed few new Moto Mods including Moto 360 Camera and Gamepad Mod. That said, the Moto Z2 Force is priced at $750 (48290 INR) and will be available in all four carriers in the US. Thoughts? 

Verizon accidentally lists Moto Z2 Force, Specs revealed

Verizon accidentally lists Moto Z2 Force, Specs revealed
[Update: The device is now official] Hours before the official launch of the Moto Z2 Force, Verizon has accidentally revealed the Moto Z2 Force confirming the official specs and design of the shatterproof beast. However, the listing has now been taken down.

The listing suggests that the Moto Z2 Force features a 5.5-inch QHD Shatterproof display, Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage. There's going to be dual-rear camera, each of 12MP, 5MP front-facing camera, and 2,730mAh battery.

The Z2 Force is probably Motorola's first Smartphone with Dual-cameras. You might have noticed that the battery is now smaller as compared to previous generation Moto Z(s).

That said, the event has already begun and we will be posting the news as soon as the device gets official. 

Source: Verizon | Via: DL

Here's the first live photo of the Dual-Camera Moto Z2 Force

It's no longer a secret that Motorola will be announcing its first Dual-Camera Smartphone, the Moto Z2 Force on 25th July during an event.

We have already seen the official and leaked renders of the Shatterproof Moto Z2 Force, but today thanks baidu forum, we have our first real look at the Moto Z2 Force.


As you can see in the below Images, the Moto Z2 Force design looks similar to the Moto Z2 Play, which was launched last month. Additionally, Motorola is finally entering into the Dual-Camera world and according to me the robo-faced dual-camera looks much better and unique. We have seen a lot of companies going with iPhone-ish Dual-camera design, it do looks great but at the same time it loses its uniqueness. 
As per earlier leaks, the Moto Z2 will feature Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chipset with Adreno 540 GPU, 5.5" QHD (2560 x 1440) display. Under the hood you will find 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage. A 12MP + 12MP Dual camera setup on the rear, 5MP to the front and Android 7.1.1 will come pre-installed.
On the other hand, the Moto Z2 Force will feature 5.5-inch display, with an unknown resolution. The Z2 Force will be having a shatterproof display along with the latest Snapdragon 835 SoC.


Source: Baidu

Motorola's latest #hellomotoworld invite confirms shatterproof Moto Z2 Force announcement

Motorola has sent out media invites for the event to be held on July 25th at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:30 PM IST) in New York City, but it did not states which smartphone they are going to launch. Motorola has a knack of teasing smartphones ahead of their official launch, and they are doing the same this time as well. 

The Invite states "get ready to shatter your expectations", and perhaps this is a reference to the upcoming Shatterproof Moto Z2 Force.


Motorola is due to launch five smartphones including the Moto G5s series, Moto X (2017), the Moto Z2 and Moto Z2 Force. That said, the upcoming smartphone may be one from the Moto Z2 lineup. 

Maybe Motorola is looking to announce the Moto Gs series, or it maybe the Moto X (2017). That said, nothing is known for now from the company, and just a few days to go for the Official announcement of these devices.

Motorola sends out invites for June 27 event; Moto Z and Moto Z Force in Question

Motorola sends out invites for June 27 event; Moto Z and Moto Z Force in Question
Motorola has sent out media invites for the event to be held on 27.06.17 at 19:00, but it did not states which smartphone they are going to launch. Motorola has a knack of teasing smartphones ahead of their official launch, and they are doing the same this time as well. 


The Invite shows that the Hellomoto girl is holding a slim Dual-camera Smartphone. The invite also states that Motorola is back, and perhaps this is a reference to the old Motorola that customers knew and loved before the Lenovo buyout.


Motorola is due to launch five smartphones including the Moto G5s series, Moto X (2017), and the Moto Z2 lineup. That said, the upcoming smartphone may be one from the Moto Z2 lineup. 

Maybe Motorola is looking to announce the Moto Gs series, or it maybe the Moto X (2017). That said, nothing is known for now from the company, and Motorola will tease it in upcoming days ahead of the launch, which will give a clear idea about what they are going to launch in the country. 
Motorola sends out invites for June 27 event; Moto Z and Moto Z Force in Question

Source: MobileXpose

Here is the Motorola Moto Z2 Force in its Full Glory

Here is the Motorola Moto Z2 Force in its Full Glory

Just yesterday, Motorola's roadmap for 2017 has been leaked, which showed us that Motorola will launch Moto Z2 Force, the successor to the Moto Z Force. Previously, there was a 360-degree CAD render of the phone which showed the design of the smartphone. 

Today, a new render of is posted by Slashleaks, which illustrates both the Smartphones in full glory. The Z2 Force will come in Crown Gold color. From the front, the phone will look like the Moto G5 series, and it will also come with a dual tone front-facing LED flash. 


The Moto Z2 Play also feature the same design language, but the LED flash is placed on the left side. At the back, both the phones will feature similar design language with the magnetic pins located at the bottom. Both the devices will feature rear camera bump.

The Moto Z2 Force and Z2 Play will feature 5.5-inch displays, but they will be differentiated by the resolution. The Z2 Force will feature a shatterproof display and Snapdragon 835 SoC, while the Z2 Play will have Snapdragon 626 and 3000mAh battery. 

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