Lenovo launches MotoZ, MotoZ Force and MotoMods; to be available from September

Chinese tech giant Lenovo's much awaited June 9 event is live from San Francisco.

Lenovo launches MotoZ, MotoZ Force and MotoMods; to be available from September

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Chinese tech giant Lenovo on Wednesday launched the much anticipated MotoZ and MotoZ Force as expected.

At a Live event termed as the Lenovo Tech World 2016 held in San Francisco, the parent company of Motorola also launched the Phab2 Prob besides the MotoZ smartphones.

Lenovo also launched a series of add-ons for the MotoZ and MotoZ Force collectively known as the MotoMods.

Below is the Live coverage of the event held in San Francisco.

 

 

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- Yang Yuanqing, the CEO of Lenovo is on stage

- Doing this event in the silicon valley created a lot of buzz for us, the CEO says.

- I promise you will be as excited as we are about the products we are about to show, Yuanqing says.

- Today is more about the vision of Lenovo than the products, he says.

- Brian Krzanich CEO, Intel is on stage

- Lenovo and Intel has long history, Krzanich says

- Krzanich is demonstrating a VR headset connecting with the Y900 of Lenovo that is powered by Intel

- He's playing a fireball game with Yuanqing playing with him but from the other side

- Krzanich is talking about how the new Intel Experience can help one experience watching sports like never before.

- One can watch it from any angle, he says.

- Thanks everyone and invites Yuanqing back on the stage, who comes up

- Yuanqing presents Krzanich with a 'Smartshoe', a cool one

- The CEO is talking about launching two new revolutionary products

- He unveils the Lenovo Phab2 Pro, World's 1st Tango-enabled phone

- It has been launched in collaboration with Google's Tango, he says.

- The Lenovo Phab2 Pro comes with four cameras. Wow! Now beat that!

- It will be shipped starting August and will be available from September

- Price? $499, unlock! How cool is that!

- Features include 6.4-inch QHD standard resolution (2560 × 1440 pixels), runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, 6GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, 4050 mAh battery

- It is the first smartphone to come with Dolby Atmos audio capabilities that can record sound in 5.1 surround

- Johny Lee, Engineer, Google Tango is now on stage to explain more about the Lenovo Phab2 Pro

- He is giving a Live onstage demonstration of the smartphone

- Rather a long demonstration but its done now

- Richard Maltsbarger, Chief developing officer and President of International and Nicole Curtis, Host of HGTV's Rehab Addict are on stage

- That's it from Google Tango team.

- Lenovo CEO Yuanqing is back on stage

- You want more?, he asks.

-  I have something to show you and it is the most important part of our event today, the CEO says.

- Lenovo does not want you to want

- our new product is a hud, Yuanqing says

- So, it's MotoZ and MotoZ Force

 

- At 5.2mm with a beautiful metal design, Moto Z is the world’s thinnest premium smartphone, the company says.

- The MotoZ will be available in the US this summer, the company informs and it will be available unlock

- The MotoZ will, however, be available globally starting September

- Lenovo also launched a series of add-ons, collectively dubbed MotoMods.

- These MotoMods are snap onto the handset using a quartet of magnets and draw their power/data through a 6Gbps multi-pin connection.

- There will be three Mods available at launch: a projector, "party speaker" and an external battery.

- That's all for today. Thanks for being with us.

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