Review of Motorola Moto Z Force

Motorola returns in full force with a very attractive flagship smartphone - Moto Z. Moto Z Force, which is to keep him company in the new Moto line is enhanced version with better specifications and unbreakable screen, it seems to offer the best of current technological advances of Motorola in one package . His impressive list of specifications set aside, there is an innovative system accessories joining with a magnet and increases its dramatic potential in different directions. Let's check all the hardware stuffing, which Motorola is involved in its new, do not kill your smartphone! See also: user manuals for Motorola smartphones


Beautiful smartphone with acceding interchangeable additions.

Moto Z Force is made of aluminum and stainless steel. Motorola has not forgotten to add to it water-repellent nano-coating that is used in the previous models, such as the Droid Turbo - this solution does not provide a complete waterproofing, but repels splashes and drops of liquid. Finally, available colors: black with gray trim the moon (Lunar Grey trim), black with gold trim Rose (Rose Gold trim) and gold (Fine Gold). With a thickness of 6.99 mm Z Force is much thicker, but it seems much more powerful than a conventional Moto Z, and increased thickness allows Motorola to put into a significantly larger battery.

Motorola Moto Z Force
Motorola Moto Z Force

The biggest surprise on the back of the Z Force, where users will find brand magnetic connector for attaching accessories Moto Mods. We will not discuss the interchangeable add-ons and functionality, but we note that the accessories designed for the current Moto Z and Moto Z Force, is also designed to work with future generations of smartphones.


Moto Z Force has a 5.5-inch Quad-HD resolution AMOLED screen, which is protected by a unique display ShatterShield structure. The display is divided into five layers, starting with an aluminum chassis which holds the panel and AMOLED provides structural integrity. Top is not one, but two touch-sensitive digital converters - if the first one fails, the other is turned into work. Moving forward, we find the "inner lens' - optically transparent layer that acts as a transparent protective shield. This layer is covered by a second, outer protective glass with a proprietary hard coating to protect it from damage.

With 77% more pixels than the screen with a resolution of 1080p, which has the same size and pixel density of 535 ppi. Display Moto Z Force not only shock resistant, but also extremely clear. Moto also took advantage of AMOLED panels for the realization of significant discrete thumbs notifications and updates. It is not the function of Always-On, both LG and Samsung devices. It is necessary to shake the smartphone screen to see the new developments. In addition, the function allows you to play and pause the music without unlock the smartphone.

The Hardware

Motorola wants the best for its flagship, so it is to fork out for components and have not regretted money on accessories. Thus, Moto Z Force comes with an authoritative heaped Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm's 820, 4 GB of RAM LPDDR4 and up to 64 GB of expandable universal flash memory.

Motorola Moto Z Force
Motorola Moto Z Force

Snapdragon 820 includes a quad-core processor (up to 2.2GHz) and powerful Adreno 530 graphics chip company with processors language processing and contextual computing. The last two are used for user-friendly features that were present on older smartphones Motorola. You can use voice commands to ask for directions, search for information or get answers to their questions without touching the smartphone. Similarly, Moto Actions are a system for controlling the movements and gestures. In this case, the rotation of the wrist opens the chamber, shaking down two include a flashlight, and the placement of the face-down smartphone turns on 'do not disturb' for calls and notifications.

Battery feeding Moto Z Force contains significant 3500 mAh, which should be enough for 40 hours of mixed use (whatever that means). Moto knew what she was doing, and turned on the battery TurboPower ™ device that reloaded the battery in just 15 minutes. With a large battery and fast charging, along with a modern 14 nm processor and the energy-efficient AMOLED screen, we can not expect any major problems with the battery Z Force.

Moto Z Force
Moto Z Force

Other notable items in the super heavy specifications Moto Z include a fingerprint reader on the front panel, USB Type C port and four microphones for superior sound reproduction and noise suppression. Quite a lot of the hardware filling, packed in a thin shell. Removed 3.5 mm audio jack. To relieve the stress of knowing that the new smartphone is your favorite pair of headphones was useless, the Motorola wisely included in the packaging of the box from the adapter to the USB Type C 3.5 mm jack. Connect and enjoy the music!


The rear 21 megapixel camera has to focus very quickly, while the front has a 5 megapixel camera dedicated flash!

Often the camera is - what separates the men from the boys in the environment of smart phones. Thus, the Motorola took seriously equipped with a camera, which promises advanced mobile photography. The central element is the rear 21 MP camera, whose delicacies bag includes a wide aperture F / 1.8, optical image stabilization, laser autofocus and adjustable color temperature of the flash with two LEDs. Let us turn to the front, 5 MP selfie camera comes with a wide-angle lens, aperture F / 2.2 and a special flash - this is one of the very few selfie camera with flash.

With Moto Z camera capable of recording video with 1080p / 60fps resolution and 4K / 30fps, as well as delayed and HDR video.


Initially Moto Z Force will be sold exclusively through Verizon called Moto Z Force DROID. Sales will begin this summer (2016). Unlocked version of Moto Z Force will be released on the European markets in September. Motorola is not name the price, but it's absolutely that Moto Z Force will be more expensive than the usual Moto Z.

At first glance, Moto Z Force is all - good looks, great, clear and shock-resistant display, good processor, powerful camera, capacious battery and all that you would expect from a full-fledged smartphone flagship. Then there is a series of accessories Moto Mods, which will empower smartphone several reasonable ways.

The only smartphone that combines the look, durability and power, like Moto Z Force, is exclusive to AT & T Samsung Galaxy S7 Active, but keep in mind it does not shatter-proof screen. So clearly see who can win the competition.