What are Moto Mods and how they work? Prices, Specs and Features

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As we already discussed, Motorola has launched two new device Moto Z and Moto Z Play in India. Motorola also introduced a very unique thing called Moto Mods. Now we are going to discuss in detail about these mods.

What are moto mods?

The short answer is: with magnets and “magic”. Each Mod attaches to the back using the a collection of really strong built-in magnets. There are 16 golden contact points on the back which integrate device to available mod. Now there are only few mods available in the market but we can expect more to come from company. Today we will discuss about all the mods available in market.

Style Shells

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The first Mod is the simple cover called Style Shells. These are available in different colors, leather and nylon finishes, and some more colorful plastic ones. There is no functionality available in these covers. These are only normal back covers to give new look to your device.

Style Shells Key Features

  • Swap styles anytime
  • Add new looks
  • Beautifully designed backs

Hasselblad True Zoom

Moto Provide a great tool for camera lovers called Hasselblad True Zoom. Its biggest draw is the 10x optical zoom lens on the front. Unlike the digital zoom on the phone, this can zoom in without losing any quality until you get to the 10x limit, and it zooms digitally after that. Its f/3.5-f/6.5 aperture is modest, as is its highest resolution video capture which sits at 1080p at 30 frames per second.

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Its sensor comes with 12 million pixels. It is capable of ISO up to 3200, while the lens has built-in optical image stabilisation for still photography. Like any good camera, you can adjust any settings like shutter speed, manual focus, f-stop, ISO, white balance and exposure. It can take great shots in low light as well. it uses a Xenon flash for a more even, brighter and sharper image in low light.

Hasselblad True Zoom Key Features

  • 10x optical zoom
  • Shoots in RAW format
  • Easy sharing and backup
  • Hasselblad design and ergonomics
  • Xenon flash

Power Packs

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Power packs mod provides great boost to your phones’s battery for long run. It provides 2,200mAh extra capacity to your device which is almost double of phone’s inbuilt battery. Lenovo also mentioned that it’s working with Mophie on a Power Pack, and mentioned they’re also bringing wireless charging to some of them.

Power Packs Key Features

  • Up to 22 hours of battery
  • Efficiency Mode for more power
  • Wireless charging option
  • Sleek, integrated design

JBL SoundBoost

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Lenovo made a partnership with JBL to provide this product. JBL SoundBoost has a stereo loudspeaker with two three-watt drivers. It amplifies the phone’s sound, and looks to replace portable speakers on your days out. It has a built in 1,000mAh battery to to extend the phone’s battery life, and a kick-stand so that the audio isn’t just firing upwards into the air, or downwards in to whatever surface it’s lying on.

JBL SoundBoost Key Features

  • High-quality JBL audio
  • Listen in a snap
  • Built-in battery
  • Built-in kickstand
  • Speakerphone

Insta Projector


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This small projector will beam an image as large as 70-inches. The other great feature about this projector is the sleek form factor. It will easily fit into any pocket or purse when not in use.

Insta Projector Key Features

  • Project up to 70 inches
  • Share videos, photos, and more
  • Display at any angle, anytime
  • Up to one extra hour of screen time

Motorola Moto Mods Pricing and Availability in India

JBL Soundboost costs Rs. 6,999, the Moto Insta-Share Projector costs Rs. 19,999, the Hasselblad True Zoom costs Rs. 19,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack costs Rs. 5,999, the Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell costs Rs. 1,099, while the Leather Style Shell costs Rs. 1,599.

If you buy these mods with smartphone then Lenovo providing these mods at discounted price. The JBL Soundboost costs Rs. 5,999, the Moto Insta-Share Projector costs Rs. 15,999, the Hasselblad True Zoom costs Rs. 14,999, the Incipio offGRID Power Pack costs Rs. 4,999, the Wood and Ballistic Nylong Motorola Style Shell costs Rs. 899, while the Leather Style Shell costs Rs. 1,299.

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