One of the most exciting aspects of recent Motorola smartphones is Moto Mods. Magnetically attachable modules that transform its phones into a TV projector, speakers, a powerful camera, or extends battery life. Moto Mods are available for the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, Moto Z Play, and Moto Z2 Play. Below is a list of any and all official Moto Mods for potential buyers.
If you own one of these phones, you’re likely interested in some of the mods. Unlike LG who only has one or two add-ons, Motorola actually has over 20 different accessories available. Including second generation speakers and battery packs announced in June of 2017.
There are a lot of exciting accessories for any device, but Moto Mods really transform your smartphone experience. Some of the new Moto Mods are a gamepad and wireless charging shells. Read on for more details.
The Moto Z and Z Force have both been available for nearly a year, and most owners have a mod or two. However, those with a Moto Z Play or plan to buy the newly announced Z2 Play will want to get some as well.
Every device in the Moto Z family is designed almost the exact same. This means that each mod fits any smartphone you choose. Additionally, Motorola confirmed these will work for three generations of smartphones. This means the Moto Z2 in 2017 and the 2018 model will all work with any Mod. It’s an investment in the long haul, not just a one-off accessory for buyers.
The JBL Soundboost speaker Mod is $79.99, which is fairly reasonable given it extends battery life and adds tons of sound, along with a kickstand. The projector is more expensive at $299. Then, the power packs to extend battery life range from $59 to $79 with wireless charging. Which is about average when compared to battery cases like Mophie or Incipio. Here are the best mods available, and our slideshow below has additional options and more details for buyers.
Best Moto Mods
- Instashare Projector – $299
- JBL SoundBoost Speaker – $79
- Hasselblad True Zoom Camera Mod – $299
- Incipio OffGRID Power Shell – $59
- Kate Spade & TUMI Power Pack Mods – $59-79
- Incipio Vehicle Dock Mod – $64
- Mophie Juice Pack -$79
- JBL Soundboost 2 -$79
- Moto Gamepad -$79
- Moto TurboPower -$79
- Wireless Charging Mod Shells -$39 (Multiple styles)
Moto Mods attach to the back of these phones thanks to “really strong magnets” and communicate via 16 metal pogo pins on the back bottom of each device. The connection is very tight and secure, and we had no issues while reviewing the phones and modular system. It is smartphone mods done right. This small inclusion makes these phones very versatile.
With that in mind, here are 21 unique Moto Mod accessories and modules for the Moto Z family. After releasing multiple excellent mods throughout 2016, more are now available. Like a neat gamepad improved JBL speaker and new wireless charging shells.