06-13-2017 02:34 PM
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  1. ASD Dad's Avatar
    I am! Which is sort of a happy surprise. I like to change phones. When we switched back to Verizon a couple years ago and I was doing a lot more work on my phone I decided to splurge a bit and check out some new phones. My prior two phones to the Force were a Nexus 5x and a Moto X Pure. I still have both. I also had the iPhone 6, 6s, S6, Note 5, S7, G4, Nexus 6 and a 6p... All of those are gone! All had some sort of quibble or issue that I just could not get past.

    I was just sort of going back and forth with the MXPE and 5x waiting for the next new phone and never paid much attention to the Z even though I liked Moto phones. Best Buy had one of their specials with a $200 gift card and free mod so I went and grabbed one to try out. I have to say I was really surprised how much I liked the phone and still do. It was a lot snappier than the MXPE, camera was miles better, shatterproof screen and a really good battery life. To be honest, I have only used the Speaker mod twice. It was fun and cool but just as a plain old phone the Z Force is still a great choice.

    Only thing I dont like? No headphone jack! I have some BT headphones which are OK but I have nicer wired ones and keeping the little dongle around is a pain. Has Moto ever sold that dongle?? They did not when I checked months ago. Saw rumors the Z 2 may bring the jack back which would be nice.
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    04-28-2017 11:54 AM
  2. Scott337's Avatar
    From what I have read on the Moto forum they don't sell the USB - C to 3.5MM headphone adapter separate from the phone. Early / rumored pics of the Moto Z2 (or whatever it will be called) do depict a headphone jack. Until it's released, any rumored pic is just a rumor.
    thebat1 likes this.
    04-28-2017 12:19 PM
  3. Ry's Avatar
    Still happy. I need to do a write up soon.
    maxman1 and thebat1 like this.
    04-28-2017 06:29 PM
  4. joe_fresh's Avatar
    I still have mine. It is a work phone so I only use it for work, calls and email that is it. I only charge mine on Sunday and
    Wednesday. I don't have a case or a screen protector on it or a case. The screen is pretty scuffed up but it is functional.
    04-29-2017 06:37 AM
  5. babracmmm's Avatar
    No. The phone ear piece is buzzy and something keeps interfering with the blue tooth so that it clips. I have to reboot the phone once a day to get it to stop. Then it is good for another day. Not happy at all but stuck with it for two years.
    04-29-2017 08:18 AM
  6. JohnS305's Avatar
    You can get the adapter on Amazon.
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    04-29-2017 11:08 AM
  7. Ry's Avatar
    You can get the adapter on Amazon.
    Yes, you can get one. I can't find the Motorola one though. I think the OP was specifically asking about Motorola selling it. They should all work the same though.
    04-29-2017 11:11 AM
  8. JohnS305's Avatar
    It's not available right now but if you watch you can get the o.e. adapter.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N0ZYNV8/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=3I1HXVL8NCZ3C&coliid=I1GI3P90L89AHS
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    04-29-2017 11:27 AM
  9. Ry's Avatar
    Got it. thanks
    04-29-2017 11:39 AM
  10. Mattsg430's Avatar
    Happy Z Force owner here. Looking forward to the Z2
    04-29-2017 12:20 PM
  11. joe_fresh's Avatar
    No. The phone ear piece is buzzy and something keeps interfering with the blue tooth so that it clips. I have to reboot the phone once a day to get it to stop. Then it is good for another day. Not happy at all but stuck with it for two years.
    The only time I get the buzzing sound is when I call someone who does not have HD calling or a landline.
    04-30-2017 07:36 AM
  12. msvanhorn's Avatar
    Generally, yes but I can't get rid of the intermittent static while using bluetooth headphones.
    04-30-2017 08:00 AM
  13. PortablePete's Avatar
    Happy owner here. No issues but a cloudy look to my lens cover on my camera. Phone performs great otherwise.
    04-30-2017 07:24 PM
  14. babracmmm's Avatar
    I can hear the buzz with the dial tone on every call. And then the buzz continues when I'm talking to various lines. Oddly, it doesn't happen when I use speaker phone. This is my fourth smart phone since beginning with the original Droid, and it has had the most problems.
    05-01-2017 07:42 AM
  15. doggy2965's Avatar
    I have had mine for 8 months. My only complaints are battery life is weakening and I do tend to get some lag her and there after last update. But the build quality has this phone physically holding up well
    05-05-2017 05:23 AM
  16. 1901Madison's Avatar
    Happy with everything except battery life. For a 3500 mah battery, it's unimpressive. Incredibly snappy device though. Performance is incredible.
    05-06-2017 07:23 AM
  17. benjamminh's Avatar
    Not to be too much like Samsung with a lot of extraneous stuff, but it would be nice to have the option to reduce screen resolution to 1080P. There are differing opinions to how much battery that really saves. Battery life has weakened slightly for me over time.
    05-06-2017 09:31 AM
  18. doogald's Avatar
    Happy with everything except battery life. For a 3500 mah battery, it's unimpressive.
    This seems to be the MO for the high end Moto phones.
    05-06-2017 11:15 AM
  19. 1901Madison's Avatar
    This seems to be the MO for the high end Moto phones.
    I have a Z Play and a Z Force. They have the same size screen and battery, yet the Z Play battery life is double that of the Force. That's kind of disappointing.
    05-06-2017 04:38 PM
  20. Ry's Avatar
    I have a Z Play and a Z Force. They have the same size screen and battery, yet the Z Play battery life is double that of the Force. That's kind of disappointing.
    5.5 yes. But 2K vs. 1080 is significant. As is the processor.
    05-06-2017 06:18 PM
  21. 1901Madison's Avatar
    5.5 yes. But 2K vs. 1080 is significant. As is the processor.
    Agreed. Just wish the Z Force had a little better battery life.
    05-07-2017 11:57 AM
  22. Mongeese1's Avatar
    Love it. Not 1 complaint. Battery life is amazing.
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    05-25-2017 10:52 PM
  23. anon(6142785)'s Avatar
    Ditto. Gr8 phone. zero probs
    05-26-2017 03:50 PM
  24. Scott337's Avatar
    Ditto here also, no major issues and still enjoying the phone every day. Battery life is still excellent for me, I use my JBL Sound boost Mod quite often and have the Incipio battery Mod in my backpack if I ever need a "quick charge". I plan on keeping this thing much longer, but also looking forward to the next Gen Z Series.
    benjamminh likes this.
    05-26-2017 08:49 PM
  25. ASD Dad's Avatar
    I jinxed myself. My phone camera app is getting buggy and laggy like crazy. Full sun, stationary, prefocused subject should Not take half a second to shoot a photo after pressing the shutter. HDR off, or auto no difference. Taking photos of my kids has turned into a complete joke even with them standing still. My wife has 5 shots off on her iPhone 7 before mine has taken the first shot. I use my camera a ton so this needs sorted fast!
    06-11-2017 07:57 PM
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