Everything You Need to Know about Moto Mods


If you often try to know about new mobiles, you may have already got the news of releasing two new Motorola smartphones called Moto Z and Moto Z Force. Recently, Motorola has announced two new smartphones along with some very useful as well as new features. From a long time, Google is trying to develop a modular smartphone. Although, they have a modular smartphone called Project Ara but that has not gained huge success as of now. Meanwhile, Motorola is about to launch the modular smartphones. In other words, those new recently announced Android mobiles come with Moto Mods.

What is Moto Mods?

Moto Mods

Moto Z and Moto Z Force are modular mobiles and the whole bundle (mobile + all the accessories) is called Moto Mods. If your mobile comes with Moto Mods, you can attach various kits in order to obtain new features without using any software or third party hardware.

Sometime, want to show something during our presentation. If the projector is having any issue, you can simply use your Motorola mobile (having Moto Mods) to project your screen anywhere. Or, suppose, you need an extra battery pack. Instead of opting for a power bank, you can simply use the Moto Mods kit to get up 22 hours of additional battery backup.


All those aforementioned things would be possible if your Moto mobile has Moto Mods.

How does Moto Mods work?

Moto Mods Example

Apart from the mobile, you will get some other kits along with the phone those can be attached to your mobile. Moto Z and Moto Z Force has 16 metal bumps on the rear side, which will help your kit to intact with the mobile. Those magnetic sensors will then able to interchange power and data from the module to mobile and vice versa. Hence, this would be possible to use that wireless kit alongside your mobile.

The whole prototype is called OneCompute. OneCompute works as a margetic Moto Mods add-ons that can attach the kits to your mobile. The advantage of this kit is this is complete wireless and it works with magnetic sensors. That means, it should not create any major issues while handling the mobile.

According to some professionals and first time users, you can use Moto Mods like Microsoft’s Continuum. In addition, you would be able to connect your big screen with the mobile in order to get a better user experience, Lenovo’s chief technology officer, Peter Hortensius.

Popular Kits to Get with Moto Mods

Motorola is developing more kits. However, as of now, you can find 3 different kits in the package.

Moto Insta-Share Projector

Like the name defines, this is a mini projector working with Moto Mods. You can project any image up to 70” on any surface. This is one of the best things what are about to receive.

JBL SoundBoost Speaker

This is a speaker, which will be attached on the very rear portion of your mobile. This is loud and the sound quality is pretty good.

Incipio offGRID Power Pack

Like said before, you can include an external power bank without purchasing a new one. This additional battery package will provide up to 22 hours of extra battery backup after your mobile battery.

Final Word

As of now, Moto Mods will be working with Moto Z and Moto Z Force. However, there is a high chance that Motorola will launch more other mobiles for consumers those will have Moto Mods compatibility.