This morning, media outlets all over the world report about the Moto Z and Moto Z Force for the first time since the embargo lifted. One such site speculated that Motorolaís update policy has changed since Lenovoís acquisition and will not offer regular security patch updates, leaving the Moto Z susceptible to known vulnerabilities.
Since then, Motorola has commented on the speculation and confirmed that the Moto Z and Moto Z Force will be receiving regular security patch updates. Itís worth noting the review units that media outlets got is currently up to date with security bulletins until May 2016. Additionally, review devices will be updated to reflect these security patches before the July 28 release date.
The Moto Z will launch on Verizon for $624 or $26 per month and the Z Force will launch for $720 or $30 per month. The Z Force (which at this time remains a US-only Verizon exclusive) carries a $96 premium over the Moto Z and offers a 35% larger battery, higher-resolution camera, and Motoís ShatterShield display. Everything else is the same on both devices.
Pre-orders for both the Moto Z and Moto Z Force Droid editions are open now with Verizon in the US and will hit Verizon retail stores starting on July 28.
A recent article on Android Authority stated that only two Device manufacturers are keeping up to their monthly security updates.. Google Nexus and Samsung.. No mention of Motorola, LG, Sony, Huawei or any of the multitudinous number of lower output ...