New Moto X telephones reportedly function modular equipment

Rumor mountain is rumbling this week with information concerning the subsequent telephones underneath Motorola’s Moto X model, and VentureBeat at the moment says that the brand new units shall be modular, permitting customers to swap out backplates with numerous capabilities. Yesterday, HellomotoHK posted photographs of latest Moto X telephones that appeared to point out one telephone with a metallic physique and laser auto-focusing options. VentureBeat studies that there are literally two new Moto X telephones, the Vertex and Vector Skinny, they usually each function customizable, modular our bodies.

This is what the location reviews: The telephones’ backplates have a line of sixteen dots close to the underside and these aren’t speaker ports — they’re connection pins. Motorola has designed six “Amps” (modules) that add new options to the telephone, together with stereo audio system, a battery pack, a digital camera grip with flash and optical zoom, a pico projector and a rugged cowl with extensive-angle lens attachment. The cameras on these two new telephones jut out a good bit, however they need to lay flush as soon as the modules are hooked up.

LG’s G5 smartphone lately launched with modular capabilities, nevertheless it requires eradicating the precise battery each time you need to add a brand new attachment. The Vertex and Vector Skinny apparently circumvent this drawback by attaching modules on to the again of the telephones, relatively than inserting new instruments into the telephone’s base.

VentureBeat additionally reviews the next specs for the brand new Moto X telephones: Each have 5.5 inch AMOLED shows, whereas the Vertex has a full HD show and Vector Skinny options Quad HD decision. The Vector Skinny may have 32GB of storage and both 3GB or 4GB RAM, whereas the Vertex could have 16GB of storage and 2GB RAM or 32GB of storage and 3GB RAM. The Vector Skinny can also be — appropriately — additional skinny at simply 5.2mm thick.

Motorola hasn’t but confirmed these particulars, however the firm is predicted to announce its new telephones at Lenovo Tech World on June ninth, Droid Life studies.

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