Motorola's MotoMod Swapable Back Covers Surface

Motorola has recently announced two new smartphones, the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. These two devices are direct successors to the Moto G (3rd-gen) or Moto G3 which was introduced back in August last year. That being said, the company’s all-new flagship is expected to land on June 9th, at least according to the recently leaked image, and if rumors are to be believed, the company’s new flagship will not carry the ‘Moto X’ branding. Motorola has trademarked the ‘Moto Z’ branding, and according to the latest report, the company’s upcoming devices will be called Moto Z Play and Moto Z Style, and will succeed the Moto X Play and Moto X Style / Pure.

Having that in mind, a well-known tipster, @evleaks aka Evan Blass, released a new Moto-related teaser image. If you take a look at the provided image, you’ll get to see the alleged ‘MotoMods’, accessories for the Moto Z smartphones. These seem to be back covers for the company’s upcoming devices, and each of the pictured MotoMods is different. The last accessory seems to be a camera module, while the second one will act as a kickstand it seems. We’re still not sure what is the first MotoMod supposed to be, but we’ll find out soon. The camera module sure looks interesting, and based on its thickness, looks and the position / looks of the lens, this module might even bring optical zoom to the table. These modules will, almost certainly, going to be sold separately, much like LG G5’s modules, though Motorola might bundle one of them with a Moto Z device as part of a promotion or something.

Now, as far as the Moto Z Play and Moto Z Style specs go, we really don’t know all that much, all we can do at this point is guess. Based on last year’s models, the upcoming Moto Z Play will be a mid-range smartphone, and it might sport a 5.5-inch fullHD display once again. You can expect this phone to come with a mid-range SoC from Qualcomm, and sport 2GB / 3GB of RAM. Now, as far as the Moto Z Style is concerned, this will be the company’s new flagship. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC will probably fuel this phone, and you can expect 4GB of RAM to be included, if not more. The phone will be made out of metal, and a QHD display will be available on it, though we still don’t know what size will its display be.

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