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Moto Z & LG G5 : Genesis of Modular Smartphones

Motorola entered the Lenovo Tech world 2016 to unleash the brand new Moto Z. Actually, Moto Z is just another super smartphone that replaces the Moto X and launched as the flagship moto device. So far we have seen a lot of smartphones being launched in this year and now Moto Z. So Will this Moto Z can compete with other devices. Let us compare it with the LG’s own modular phone LG G5.

The Moto Z gets fatter when the Moto Mods are attached, however. Motorola's new LG G5-style accessory system arrives in the form of magnetic 'backpack' attachments that connect to the 16 pogo pins on the back of the smartphone.

Moto Mods

Moto Z offers 5.5-inch screen with 2560 x 1440-pixel resolution with a metal body design using aluminium and stainless steel which has a dimension of 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.19 mm which weighs around 136 grams. This has a super slim look.

Moto Z is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with 4GB RAM. The internal memory of Moto Z 32/64 GB and is expandable up to 256GB.

The device comes with a fingerprint sensor on the front (nothing new since all the devices even in the low range have started to add this feature). A rear camera of 13-megapixel from the Moto maker, for plenty of design options. A front camera of 5-megapixel.

One notable thing is that it doesn’t have a 3.5mm headphone socket, instead it uses USB Type-C instead with an adapter in the box.

It has Moto Z projector module that snaps the phone content of upto 70 inches and are officially called as Moto Insta-Share Projector.

It has a Non- removable battery capacity of 2600 mAh which is quite small comparably.

It is available in Black/Gray, Black/Rose Gold, Black/Gold, White colours.

LG G5 Specifications

Coming to LG G5, this offers 5.3 inches at 554 ppi [1440 x 2560 pixels] and has a painted metal body which has a dimension of 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm and weighs around 159 grams, which is slightly fatter and heavier than Moto Z.

LG G5 also has Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB Internal storage with expandable upto 256 GB microSD card support. It uses USB Type-Cfor charging and accessories.
This device has fingerprint sensor at the back with removable battery. LG G5 has 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera with 135-degree wide angle sensor (this gives an edge over other smartphones).

The battery capacity is slightly higher than Moto Z of 2800 mAh.

LG G5 is available in Silver, Titan, Gold and Pink colours.

Moto Z is a real challenger with a name of being the world’s thinnest smartphone. This has same basic features as the LG G5 like the internal specifications of processor, GPU, USB Type-C connectivity etc. The powerful speaker, mini projector takes the advantage over other phones.

Compared with LG G5, overall design of Moto Z is more practical and that gives it more advantage over G5 in terms of usability.

Anything to share about these models, please do leave you opinions in comment section below comment.

Shrey Kapoor is a Tech-Enthusiast, Harvard certified Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics Expert. He Founder, which is one of the India's Top Tech News Website. Even Forbes and many other renowned publishers took his articles reference. Shrey is a Technology analyst, strategic thinker and creative writer who is passionate to deliver the best, latest possible Tech-News to his followers and subscribers. He completed his masters in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, certified in IPR, T.Q.M. & ISO 9001:2008 In Quality Management Systems.

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