Moto Z2 Force and Moto X4 use Qualcomm’s Neural Processing Engine for speedy landmark detection (no Google Lens required)

Qualcomm’s Neural Processing Engine is a system that can leverage the GPU on some recent Qualcomm processors for hardware-accelerated image recognition and similar activities. But it only works if a phone maker enables the neural engine. Apparently Motorola has done that, because Qualcomm just announced that two already-shipping phones from the Lenovo subsidiary are the […]

Moto Z2 Force is now available in US, but China’s getting a better version

Motorola’s latest flagship smartphone is now available in the US. The Moto Z2 Force has decent specs, a shatterproof (but easily scratchable) display, support for Moto Mod add-ons, and a relatively high starting price of $720 (which you can probably spread out over 2 years if you order from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, or Sprint). But if […]

Moto Z2 Force review roundup: Decent phone with unbreakable (but scratch-prone) display

Motorola’s Moto Z2 Force is a phone that’s unusual in a few ways. As part of the Moto Z lineup, it’s one of a handful of smartphones that support Motorola’s MotoMods, which are basically accessories that snap onto the back of the phone rather than connecting via USB or Bluetooth. And as part of the […]

Moto Z2 Force packs a shatter-proof screen and MotoMod support for $799

As they generally go, leakers got the jump on Motorola and gave us a fairly detailed idea of what the Moto Z2 Force would look like. Now that it’s been officially announced, it looks like the leaks were right on the money. The second-generation Z Force is built around an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor […]

Moto Z2 Force specs leaked: thinner (and with a smaller battery)

Motorola’s next flagship phone is coming soon, and according to marketing materials shared with VentureBeat’s Evan Blass, it’ll feature a 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel shatterproof display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, up to 6GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage. And like every other phone in the Moto Z family, it […]

Moto Z2 Force with shatterproof screen coming soon (and not just to Verizon)

When Motorola unveiled the Moto Z line of smartphones last year, the company introduced two flagship models: the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force. Both phones had the same processor, screen resolution, and memory, as well as support for modular accessories called Moto Mods. But the Moto Z Force had something special: a shatterproof […]