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Here's everything Lenovo did today!

We're in the first round of new Motorola products now that Motorola is completely owned by Lenovo. And at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco — at Lenovo's annual TechWorld conference — we got our first look.

Meet the Moto Z and Moto Z Force — an evolution from the Moto X line of old. And meet the new Moto Mods — swappable backs that change the functionality of the phone, affixed by a series of 16 magnets.

And meet the Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro — the first consumer-grade phone to sport Google's Tango technology. It can see what's inside rooms. And it remembers. Motion tracking. Depth perception. Area learning. And all in a (large) smartphone, that retails at just $499.

Let's get to it. Here's what you need to know about Lenovo and Motorola's big announcements!

Moto Z and Moto Z Force

Moto Z

The latest flagship smartphones from Motorola are the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force. They're 5.5-inch phones (with Moto's Shatter Shield tech so the screen won't shatter), running Android 6.0 Marshmallow atop a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. They come with 32GB of onboard storage and can take microSD cards for up to 2 terabytes. And they've got 4GB of RAM.

Both phones use the new USB-C connector, have a water-repellent coating and sport fingerprint readers.

The rear camera weighs in at 21 megapixels, and the front-facing camera shoots at 5MP.

For battery, the Moto Z has a 2600 mAh cell. The Moto Z Force steps things up to 3500 mAh — about 34 percent more.

More: This is Moto Z

More: Moto Z Force is the tougher twin brother{.cta .large}

Moto Z Droid Edition smartphones

As has been the case since, well, forever, Verizon is getting its own version of the Moto Z. And as you'd expect, it's the Moto Z Droid Edition.

We've got two versions of these Verizon versions, as you'd expect. There's the Moto Z Droid Edition, and the Moto Z Force Droid Edition.

More: Moto Z and Moto Z Force will be Verizon exclusives through this fall{.cta .large}

More: Moto Z Droid Edition specs

Moto Mods

Moto Mods

Both the Moto Z and Moto Z Force can take advantage of Moto Mods — removable backs that magnetically snap into place via 16 dots. There are three of them initially.

JBL SoundBoost Speaker is like "a BoomBox strapped to the back of your phone." It has its own built-in battery for up to 10 hours of use. It'll also serve as a speakerphone. Moto Insta-Share Projector is a pico projector with a built-in kickstand and battery and gives you an hour extra projection — up to a 70-inch screen. Power Packs provide an extra 22 hours of battery life. And they're not just big, bulky battery backs. Kate Spade and Tumi have gotten in on the action.

That's just the start of Moto Mods. More are in the works. And Motorola's opening it up to developers (opens in new tab), with a $1 million developer award at stake.

More: Go in depth with Moto Mods

More: Moto Mod Developer Kit will launch this summer{.cta .large}

The PHAB 2 Pro Tango phone

PHAB 2 Pro

That Google and Lenovo have been working on a phone version of Project Tango is not a secret But we've now gotten our first look at what will be the consumer product. It's based on Lenovo's PHAB 2 Pro — a very large smartphone that's able to house all the cameras and sensors needed to make this space-mapping stuff work.

And it's very, very cool

And it'll be available at Best Buy (and likely other places) in September for $499. Lowe's (as in the home-improvement store) said it'll have a renovations app in Google Play for the PHAB 2 Pro

And it's no longer "Project Tango." It's now just "Tango," thank you very much.

More: Hands-on with the PHAB 2 Pro Project Tango

Russell is a Contributing Editor at Android Central. He's a former server admin who has been using Android since the HTC G1, and quite literally wrote the book on Android tablets. You can usually find him chasing the next tech trend, much to the pain of his wallet. Find him on Facebook and Twitter

22 Comments
  • I can't get over the flat-tire on the camera and the "Moto" logo above the FPS...
  • That's to reinforce the idea that the Moto 360 doesn't have a serious design flaw.
  • I feel embarrassed for Moto/Lenovo.. Posted via Techmology
  • Those who actually watched the launch realize Lenovo unveiled a lot of innovation today. Far more than Apple's last launch. It's too bad readers here are just picking away at the hardware.
  • The hardware is cool. The presentation was awful. I really want a Moto Z Force and the battery snap-on, but I literally just got a Galaxy S7. :( I wish they'd announce prices. I also hope that the unlocked version is Verizon-capable. I won't get another VZW Droid, but I'd get an unlocked phone that works on its network.
  • This right here. was just about replace my son's Turbo with an S7 Edge, may have to wait and get one of these...but not a DROID!
  • You should be happy, the S7 is way better than any of the lenovorola phones.
  • The presentation was full of nonsense and fluff. Definitely innovative, but poorly presented and awkward.. The Tango team will have some cool stuff going on in the future for sure, the hot swappable cases are definitely cool. But it's more **** to carry around. They didn't solve a problem for anyone. It's all doa.. Moto is done. Stick to PCs lenovo Posted via Techmology
  • Yea a 2600 mAh battery with QHD display is pathetic including those awful too and bottom bezels #TeamFrosty Nexus 6P
  • Really want to be thrilled about new Motos, everything is impressive, but tha battery is an issue. Having a 5.5 inch screen in compact body is good, S7 has 3gb vs 4gb. Turbo charging and battery mods will work for many. Moto X Style still relevant for video features, battery.
    Lots of Pluses compared to LG G5, for example. I love my LG G4. and my Z3!
  • Great...now give me my 6.0.1 or N on my X Style... From my Moto X Style
  • Sorry Moto, these phones arent gonna do. 2600mAh in a 5.5" QHD screen?!?! With that HUGE camera hump. That HUGE chin with the FPS. But sure lets make it super thin.
  • Exactly! It's quite pathetic.
  • And no 3.5mm audio jack :) It's like Apple's new MacBook, going backwards :)
  • Didn't they say they were going to "change everything" with these announcements? wtf
  • They have. See "Moto Mods".
  • Wow. That's a helluva bargain. This thing will sell out in minutes.I'm setting my alarm now...
  • You forgot to mention... They killed our hopes and dreams.
  • Very disappointing new lineup. RIP Motorola.
  • Completely lost my interest at the "32GB storage w/microSD support". The 32GB is the new 16GB. The phone might be great, but I will not support a company that doesn't offer options... yes, that includes Samsung & the S7 (nope nope). Therefore, after this debut, the ASUS Zenfone 3 Deluxe is still looking like the best option for myself. At least they have 64GB as their lowest storage, but still offer other options (128GB & a 256GB). *shrugs shoulders* Oh well, I'll wait just a tad longer and see what the Note 7 "offers" the consumers. I'm not holding my breath though.
  • The first paragraph of this article is terribly written. It implies that BOTH phones have shatterproof screens (only the Z Force does). A later paragraph implies that both phones have a 21 MP camera sensor (Only the Z Force does, again). Comon Android Central, you can do better than this. ********************
    The latest flagship smartphones from Motorola are the Moto Z and the Moto Z Force. They're 5.5-inch phones (with Moto's Shatter Shield tech so the screen won't shatter), running Android 6.0 Marshmallow atop a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. They come with 32GB of onboard storage and can take microSD cards for up to 2 terabytes. And they've got 4GB of RAM.
  • It's official. Axon 7 for me. Posted via the Android Central App