5 new Moto Mods annonced and more mod concepts in the works
March 09, 2017 • Android • Moto • New Launch • News
Good news for Moto Z owners. Moto announced five new snap-on Mod accessories today for its family of phones, on track with their promise to release at least . At the same time, they are actively wooing developers to contribute and expand the Mod ecosystem. The strategy comes from the point to strengthen the value proposition of a modular smartphone, without it which the phone will not succeed.
1. Game pad
The most prominent new Mod is the , a new portable gaming console that you can also plug into your TV. A snap-on rig for the Moto Z has four speakers and gaming controls and comes preloaded with games. It would likely cost a lot less than the Switch .
2. Power Pack
Coming in a variety of colors
3. Mod Charging adaptor
A Mod charging adapter to allow Mods to charge separate the phone
4. Wireless charger
Adds wireless charging to any Moto Z phone.
5. Turbo charger
A portable charger that gives Moto Z battery 8 hours life in just 15 minutes.
In addition to 5 announced, they also showed some concept designs in the works
- Mini Photo printer
- Robotic kit Mod (Lego Mindstorm)
- Add multiple SIM cards
- Tablet with speakers
- Interactive LED cover with custom animations
- VR headset
- Mod tower to charge multiple Mods
Amazon has separately revealed that it's working on a to the Z line.