Moto Z4 is no longer a flagship, but still modular

The first of the representatives of the fourth generation of the glorious family of modular smartphones, the Moto Z4, was released.

Once it all began with a combination of flagshipfilling and specific design, suggesting that the buyer gets a half-smartphone now, and can add to it a soul mate later, and having a choice of various options for additional modules. The idea of ​​design remained, and compatibility with plug-ins Moto Mod remained. But the filling is no longer the flagship.

Moto Z4 is not a top smartphone, it's a good onemiddle class. He even stopped being thin — 7.35 mm, of course, not much at all, but this is more than before. But there was a place for a normal audio jack, as well as a normal audio jack.

Basis - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset, RAM capacity - 4 GB. Flash Drive - 128 GB.
OLED 6 screen.4-inch with a cut-out for the front camera and built-in fingerprint scanner. Resolution traditional - fullHD +. Protection - Gorilla Glass 3 and aluminum frame case. There is also splash protection - traditional for Moto, P2i nano-coated.

3600 mAh battery, 15W TurboPower quick charger included. Who needs a bigger battery, or wireless charging has been implemented - there are special Moto Mod modules.

The main camera, do not believe it, single. But the best is 48 MP Sony with Quad Pixel technology (it adds four pixels, it turns out large, but 12 MP), f / 1.7. Optical stabilization system, phase autofocus, laser autofocus assistant. There is a special mode for night shooting the same as that of the Motorola One Vision.

Selfie camera 25 megapixel and also knows howcombine pixels of 4 pieces. The result is 6.75 megapixel images. Flash - screen. Able to shoot video with slow and fast motion.

Onboard Moto Z4 - Android 9.0 Pie, clean, almost pure. Small appendages like Moto Actions for more convenience of work with the camera does not count.

There is a gyroscope, NFC support is provided.

Actual for Russian operators LTE frequency smartphone supports. And Moto Z4 supports
5G, however, for this he will need the appropriate 5G Moto module.

The smartphone will be available in the US market inas early as June 6 (it will be offered by Best Buy, B & H Photo and (the latter with the Alexa Hands-Free headset). The Moto 360 camera is included in the package - a module with a camera for shooting panoramic video. The set price is $ 499.99.

The 5G moto module will be offered by Verizon operator for $ 199.99.

Later in the summer, the smartphone will appear on the Canadian market.

The main characteristics of the Motorola Moto Z4:

Screen AMOLED, 6.4 ″, 1080 × 2340, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch, Gorilla Glass 3
IronQualcomm Snapdragon 675
2 x Kryo 460, 6 x Kryo 460, Adreno 612
RAM RAM 4 GB, ROM 128 GB, Micro-SD up to 2 TB
Mobile Internet LTE
Mobile networksLTE Bands 2-5,7,7,12,13,20,28,66
UMTS 850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Li-Ion battery, 3600 mAh, 15W TurboPower, wireless charging via Moto Mod
Dimensions158 x 75 x 7.35 mm
Weight 165 g
48 MP Camera, Flash, Autofocus, Quad Pixel, f / 1.7, OIS, PDAF, Laser, 4K UltraHD (30 fps) video
Front: 25 MP, f / 2.0 Quad Pixel, 1080p (30 fps)
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, Galileo
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint scanner (screen), Face (FaceID), NFC

The first text and video reviews of the smartphone are available on the device page.

Tatyana Kobelskaya