Moto Z2 Force Won't Be Verizon Exclusive

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  1. DroidModderX

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    Yesterday we got some leaked renders of the upcoming Moto Z2 Force. The thing that stood out most was the fact that it did include a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone also still includes a Moto Mod receiver. Last year the Moto Z Force only came in the "Droid" edition and was exclusive to Verizon. This meant if you were on any other carrier you needed to purchase the Moto Z without the unbreakable display tech.

    Leakster Evan Blass is now reporting that the 2nd Generation of the Moto Z Force will be available on T-Mobile as well. There is no guarantee that this will happen at this point, but Evan has been pretty spot on with his leaks over the years.

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    Hopefully this is true, it would be nice to see the shatter shield Force version sold by all carriers.

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    I don't understand why manufacturers agree to carrier exclusivity. They are shooting themselves in the foot by limiting exposure of their devices.
     
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    I'm sure the carriers pay a pretty penny up front for the privilege of exclusivity. A bird in the hand....

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    I agree radon. I don't agree that manufacturers should do this, but agree that the carrier that helps pay the marketing, research & development cost gets to have their name on the device first in many cases. It happens. At least the Moto Z Play was released world wide at a good price and is an awesome phone. I'm sure there will be a Droid version of the 2017 Moto Z (whatever it's called) so Verizon keeps their Droid exclusivity. Hopefully Moto has reached a deal with Verizon to sell Force models with shatter shield on all major carriers, that would be good to help spread the technology to other customers. Time will tell.

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    Here are some rumored pics of the new Style Shells that will be available along with the Z2 (or whatever it's called).

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    If only they included wireless charging in those shells...
     
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