Motorola won't be making a Moto Z3 Force this year

Verizon just let slip when its 5G mobile service will launch

Moto Z3 First Look: Looking Ahead to 5G

Stay tuned on PhoneRadar for more details about the upcoming Motorola smartphones.

Moto Z3 is splash resistant and has power button on the left side. The 5G Mod will be launched in early 2019 and the pricing of the same has not been revealed by the brand at the moment. Incidentally, the display doesn't have the increasingly common notch at the top. The chipset also comes equipped with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage.

The smartphone will be running Android 8.1 Oreo right off the bat, and it will be getting updated to Android P down the line. There are not many differences between the Moto Z3 and Z2 Force. The camera supports Laser Autofocus Color and Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash. The sensors do have a f/2.0 aperture. The front-facing camera can capture 8-MP shots through an f/2 lens with an 84-degree field of view.

The 2018 flagship smartphone from Motorola packs a rather humble 3,000 mAh battery pack. The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery which is claimed to offer half a day's power in half an hour.

There isn't a headphone jack but Motorola will include a converter dongle in the box.

Software: The Moto Z3 runs on nearly stock Android. Speaking of Moto Mods, Motorola has also announced a 5G Moto Mod in partnership with Qualcomm, which makes Moto Z3 the first 5G upgradable smartphone in the world.

The 5G Moto Mod is a module that attaches itself on the back of the Moto Z3 to enable 5G connectivity. Adding the 5G capability with an accessory should make the transition cheaper, as it negates the need to buy a new phone. The 5G Moto Mod uses a Snapdragon X50 modem and "millimeter wave components" to offer 5G access on Verizon network.

There are only a few cities in America that have 5G. The Moto Z3 comes in only one colour model - Ceramic Black. The Mod will definitely only work on Verizon's 5G network, not any other carrier's, though. However, the company said it's still working with Verizon to determine whether users will still face the same data caps they're already limited to on current 4G networks. Motorola hasn't officially confirmed availability of the flagship smartphone in India yet.

Motorola promises the 5G-ready Z3 can download 90 Spotify songs in 10 seconds.

After a lot of unnecessary hype, Motorola simply announced the Moto Z3 smartphone at its headquarters in Chicago yesterday. It's looking like it'll be a little while before we see 5G technology built directly into phones.

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