Moto Z Specifications

Moto Z: Specifications Review

March 3, 2017
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The Moto Z is a high-end smartphone Android smartphone that recently became available in Kenya.

The Moto Z is one of the two smartphone Motorola (owned by Lenovo) has cherry-picked to launch in the country.

That said, here is what the Moto Z has to offer.

Moto Z Price in Kenya



Display Size: 5.5 inches

Display Type: AMOLED

Screen Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 535 ppi

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

The Moto Z features a 5.5-inch Amoled 1440 x 2650 pixel resolution display. The display profile is excellent and in fact the standard for high-end Android smartphones. The display has a 535 ppi screen resolution density.

In addition to this, the Moto Z display comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection layer.


Dimensions: 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2 mm

Weight: 136 g

Moto Z Specifications

The Moto Z features a fantastic design concept with the focus being on its svelte profile. The smartphone has an impressive thickness of just 5.2mm. To put this into perspective, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6 are 7.9 mm and 7.1 mm thick.


Operating System: Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

CPU: 1.8 GHz Quad-core


Internal Memory: 32/64 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 256 GB

A 1.8 GHz Quad-core chipset powers the Moto Z. This is coupled with 4GB of RAM. The Moto Z comes in two variants, one with 32 and the other with 64 GB.

In addition to this, you get a micro SD slot that can handle up to 256 GB of memory.


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

The Moto Z offers a 13 MP camera for general photography and a 5 MP camera for selfies.

Battery and Extras

Moto Z Jumia Kenya

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 2600 mAh

A Li-Ion 2600 mAh battery powers the Moto Z. The battery supports fast charging.


Dual SIM


The Moto Z is a fine choice if you out shopping for a solid high-end Android smartphone.

Why you should buy the Moto Z

Awesome technical specs

Great Design

Pure Android Experience

Cons of the Moto Z

Lacks a dedicated audio port


Rivals of the Moto Z include the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Ksh. 67,000) and HTC M10 (Ksh.49,999)

Price in Kenya

The Moto Z has a suggested retail price of Ksh.62,000 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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