Verizon makes the Moto Z DROID, Moto Z Force available to buy


Lenovo and Verizon not too long ago announced the Moto Z DROID and Moto Z Force, but neither device was available for purchase right off of the bat. Verizon opened up pre-orders last week, and today, has finally made both devices available to purchase at will.

If you’re looking to pick up the Moto Z DROID, Verizon is offering it for $624 outright. Alternatively, you can go with monthly installments of $26 per month for the next 30 months.

The Moto Z Force DROID is a tad pricier, and rightly so, as that unbreakable screen is extremely attractive. It sits at $720 outright or $30 per month for the next 30 months.

Here are the specifications your looking at for both devices:

 Moto ZMoto Z Force
AnnouncedJune 9, 2016June 9, 2016
ReleaseSummer / Fall 2016Summer / Fall 2016
Display5.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass 45.5-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) AMOLED with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 820Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Storage32GB / 64GB with microSD card slot32GB / 64GB with microSD card slot
Rear Camera13MP with optical image stabilization, laser autofocus21MP with optical image stabilization laser autofocus, phase detection autofocus
Front Camera5MP5MP
Battery2600mAh (non-removable)3500mAh (non-removable)
ChargingUSB Type-C with Moto TurboCharge technologyUSB Type-C with Moto TurboCharge technology
SoundFront-facing stereo speakerFront-facing stereo speaker
SoftwareAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
ConnectivityNFC, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/acNFC, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
SensorsAmbient, proximity, accelerometer, compass, gyro, barometer, fingerprintAmbient, proximity, accelerometer, compass, gyro, barometer, fingerprint
Measurements153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2mm155.9 x 75.8 x 7mm
ColorsCustomized through Moto MakerCustomized through Moto Maker

Additionally, Verizon has made many of the Moto Mods available to purchase. There are four different mods available–the Style Shell, the Incipio Power Pack, the JBL Speaker and a projector mod. They range from all different prices (to as much as $300), but Verizon is offering a 20% off promotion for a limited time. It’s not a huge discount, but still keeps a little money in your pocket.


Verizon has the exclusive on the Moto Z until Lenovo officially launches the GSM variant at some point in September (likely during IFA 2016).

Not sure about the Moto Z or Moto Z Force? Talk Android’s very own Jared Peters gave both handsets a positive review. Both smartphones are very well built and quite close to stock Android, but as you can imagine, Verizon has filled them with all of that carrier bloatware.

Anyone picking up either device from Verizon?

source: Verizon (1), (2)

About the Author: Brad Ward

Brad is a tech enthusiast, writing and tinkering with all things technology since 2011. He currently bounces between the LG G3 and his beloved Moto X! His interests include reading, entrepreneurship, the gym, and of course, queso.