Moto Returns to Philippine Shores

Remember that jingle “Hello Moto, Moto…” back in the early 2000s that’s so catchy, it sticks? I do… Well, Motorola, now Moto, is back! We recently witnessed their launch at the City of Dreams.

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They’re back with offers of incredible gadget choices, industry-first features and customized user experiences. Moto introduced not one but three smartphone series: The Moto Z + Moto Mods Family, Moto’s flagship series whose singular feature is its modularity; Moto G Family, which redefines user functionality; and the Moto E Power, its entry-level lineup.

Dino Romano, Country Manager, Lenovo Mobile Business Group Philippine said “Moto’s return to the Philippines solidifies Lenovo’s strong business momentum. With Lenovo’s Moto acquisition, Lenovo adds a premium smartphone portfolio that features top-tier hardware and software innovations such as the Moto Z and a customized experience with Moto Mods.”

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Let’s talk more about their flagship offer first and foremost – The Moto Z + Moto Mods.

Moto Z: Stunning, thin, and svelte 

moto-z-front-and-backCrafted from military aircraft-grade auminum and stainless steel, Moto Z combines durability with a svelte build and a brilliant 5.5” Quad HD AMOLED display. At 5.2mm, the smartphone packs a punch: it features a Qualcomm® Snapdragon TM 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal storage to address users’ memory requirements, and up to 24 hours of battery life.

It is also a boon to those who love taking photos: Moto Z’s high-resolution 13MP camera with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus allows users to capture beautiful, true-to- life pictures in any light. The front-facing 5MP camera includes a wide-angle lens, which is great for fitting friends in the picture. And groufie fanatics can finally feel less self-conscious about their appearance, too–with a front-facing LED flash, everybody in the groufie looks great, even in low light.

Pricing for Moto Z starts at Php33,999. It comes with a free Moto Style Shell so that customers can experience Moto Mods immediately.

Moto Z Play: Power on the go

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Heavy smartphone users can now power through their day, and then some, on a single charge with Moto’s longest battery life ever. Packed with the same uniquie modularity features of the Moto Z, Moto Z Play ups the ante with a brilliant 5.5″ 1080p Super AMOLED display, up to 50 hours of battery life, and an industry-leading 16MP camera that offers laser and phase detect autofocus for capturing crystal-clear photos in any light. And with TurboPower™ charging, users can get up to 10 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging.

 

Pricing for Moto Z Play starts at Php22,999. It also comes with a free Moto Style Shell.

Moto Z with Moto Mods: Smartphone transitions in a snap

Meet the Moto ModsTM, a brand new way to boost the Moto Z’s functionality whether for breathtaking imagery, enhanced music quality, or to simply bring on the power punch for days.  The lineup is composed of the Incipio OffGrid Power Pack, JBL® Soundboost Speaker Mod, Moto Insta-Share Projector Mod, Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod and Moto Style Shell Mods. It is compatible with the current flagship Moto Z and Moto Z Play and can be used on all future Moto Z models. These are designed to integrate with the phone into a sleek unit without turning it off or removing the back panel. Simply snap it on and it works like a charm –Moto ModsTM have harnessed the technology of incredibly strong magnets that work its magic every time.

Incipio offGRID Power Pack: The Incipio offGRID Power Pack beefs up the phone with 22 more hours of juice at 2200mAh of power, in addition to the already impressive battery life of the Moto Z. It comes with various designer versions to suit the taste and is capable of quick-charging via TurboPower. It guarantees peace of mind through long hauls of work and play – all in a snap.

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JBL® Soundboost Speaker Mod: The JBL® Soundboost Speaker Mod is sure to fire up the energy with its high quality mobile audio that works both for music and calls, discarding the need for Bluetooth speakers. With 10 hours of battery life the JBL® Soundboost Speaker Mod will keep the party going and the  integrated kickstand will let users enjoy it loud and hands-free music. Whether watching movies, partying outdoors, or simply listening to much-loved playlists, the Soundboost Mod will definitely deliver.

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Moto Insta-Share Projector Mod: The Moto Insta-Share Projector is an exciting new way to share photos, videos, and movies with friends, colleagues and loved ones. It projects up to 70-inch images to any flat surface, and comes with 1 hour additional battery life. It can be used for quick collaborative sharing via social media or make use of the integrated kickstand for 10- 120 minute videos, movies and documentaries that can be projected on walls or ceilings.

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Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod: Hasselblad, the leader in camera equipment and pioneers of mirrorless digital cameras brings the Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod. With 10x optical zoom and 12MP sensor resolution, keep up with the action from afar without reducing image quality. It also has Optical and Electronic Image stabilization to get rid of shaky photos and videos. Video resolution is at 1080p Full HD, with various capture modes, ability to save in raw format for post-processing needs, and Xenon flash lights. It also comes with the trademark Hasselblad design and ergonomics, complete with physical zoom and shutter buttons, giving that premium feel for a delightful shooting experience. With the flexibility of the Moto ModsTM ecosystem, snapping up awesome photos on the go doesn’t get any better than this!

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Moto Style Shell Mods: And finally, the Moto Style Shell Mod brings on the fab in a snap with premium designed back shells that transform the phone to suit the owner’s personal flair. Users can choose from real wood, leather or ballistic nylon that they can customize according to their outfit of the day. Users can match their outfit palette into the color of their Moto Style Shell Mod or go print on print with its various patterns.

In a lifestyle as dynamic as today, the Moto ModsTM are the perfect buddies to keep up and switch roles with effortless style, all in one phone, and all in a snap.

Below are the Moto Mods™ respective retail prices:

Product Price
Moto Style Shell – Herringbone Nylon Php 699
Moto Style Shell – Crimson Nylon Php 699
Moto Style Shell – Black Leather Php 999
Incipio offGRID Power Pack Php 4,999
JBL Soundboost Speaker Mod Php 5,499
Hasselblad True Zoom Php14,099
Moto Insta-Share Projector Php14,999

The Moto Z Family is available at selected MemoXpress and Silicon Valley outlets (SM North EDSA, SM Megamall and SM Mall of Asia).

 

 

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