Motorola on Thursday said updates to the 5G Moto Mod now allow compatibility with the Z2 Force, along with "better battery life and faster speeds across the entire Moto Z family."
The expensive Moto Mod launched in April and enabled Verizon'sto become the "world's first commercially available smartphone to connect to 5G" in Chicago and Minneapolis.
In the meantime, Verizon has expanded its 5G coverage to Denver, Providence, Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Indianapolis, St. Paul and Washington, DC. Motorola also rolled out 5G compatibility for the Moto Z4.
As well as offering a snap-on modem upgrade, the 5G Moto Mod behaves like a backup battery and can charge or be charged by the connected Motorola phone.
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