Mobiles Moto Z On the Radar To be Released Soon? By Maurice FabNewz Posted on March 10, 2017 The year 2017 has been marked by the launch of a number of smartphones. Among the leading smartphones which are in the news for the release of new smartphones, we have Samsung and Apple in the pole position. Besides these two brands, there are a number of popular smartphone developers who are all set to come up with their newest flagship devices and Motorola owned by Lenovo is definitely one of those. Of late, news has come which has hinted at the fact that we might come across the latest version of the Moto Z at some point in time this year. The alleged Moto Z is expected to come out with Snapdragon 835 processor under the hood [Image Source] Motorola is not all secretive about their upcoming flagship device as they have already provided a clear hint of how the upcoming Moto Z (2017) is going to look like during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) which came to an end just in the previous week. And it came to the fore when the developers were giving presentations of the Moto Mods that will hit the stores very soon. And it has been revealed that the upcoming high-end smartphone device is going to sport an oval-shaped fingerprint scanner which will be placed at the front of the device. Of late, the tech enthusiasts are bound to be excited to come across the news that Moto Z will also be one of the smartphones that will sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor under the hood. And that has been brought to limelight by one the statements released by Sprint. Recently Sprint has come with the information that upcoming flagship device from Motorola will avail the users with Snapdragon X16 LTE modem which will be supportive of the Gigabit-Class LTE. In a statement, Sprint has come up with the information that the upcoming smartphone from Motorola will employ “three-channel carrier aggregation and 60 MHz of Sprint’s 2.5 GHz spectrum in combination with 4X4 MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) and 256-QAM higher order modulation to achieve incredible Category 16 LTE download data speeds on a TDD network.” How the alleged Moto Z will look like is also revealed by a tweet which claims that the mystery smartphone has got four antennas and has been put to the test with the smartphone being covered with tapes and case. Here's the mystery Motorola phone coming later this year with four antennas. In a case and taped over. pic.twitter.com/vjrz3XnEAN — Diana Goovaerts (@DiaMariesbeat) March 9, 2017 So the alleged Moto Z is the latest addition to the list of smartphones that are expected to be launched by the respective developers in the course of the year 2017. And it remains to be seen what the changes that will come in the smartphone when it officially sees the light of the day perhaps just before the end of the first half of the year or at the beginning of the second half of the year are.