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Motorola makes history again as the first to connect to 5G

At Motorola, innovation is a part of our DNA. Motorola created the mobile communications industry as we know it, inventing most of the protocols and technologies that make it all possible, including the first mobile phone and the base station – and most everything in between. We made it again. With that pioneering spirit still burning brightly today, Motorola makes history as the first manufacturer to connect mobile consumers to 5G.1 

On April 3, 2019, the moto z3 combined with the 5G moto modTM became the world’s first commercially-available smartphone to connect to 5G when Verizon turned on its 5G Ultra Wideband network. Forty-six years to the day, after the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X was used to make the world’s first mobile phone call, consumers were able to access the first commercial 5G network using the moto z3 and 5G moto modTM. Just like the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X revolutionized mobile communication in 1973, 5G will transform mobile technology as we know it.

Delivering lower latency, higher bandwidth, and speeds up to 10 times faster than existing wireless technology2, 5G networks will strengthen mobile connectivity and radically improve the smartphone experience. By simply snapping on the 5G moto modTM, users can connect their moto z3 to Verizon’s 5G network and enjoy a faster and smoother smartphone experience. Powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modem and packed with QTM052 mmWave antenna modules, the 5G moto mod™ leverages Motorola’s moto mod platform to connect moto z3 users to 5G without having to buy a new smartphone. Uninterrupted 4K live streaming, video chatting, lag-free gaming and VR experiences, and the fastest download speeds ever are just the start of what you can do with the moto z3 and 5G moto modTM, together with Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network.2 Connect the moto z3 and 5G moto modTM to Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network and the possibilities are endless.

Availability and Pricing

To buy a 5G moto modTM, visit verizonwireless.com/5g/phones. MOTOROLA, the stylized M Logo, MOTO and the MOTO family of marks are trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC. Verizon is a trademark of Verizon Trademark Services, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2019 Motorola Mobility LLC.

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Motorola Helps Refresh Your Phone Habits

At Motorola, our priority is to listen to consumers and bring the latest innovations that help them focus on what matters most. We’ve partnered with Google to roll out Digital Wellbeing to the entire moto g7 family, leading the pack in expansion to more phones, which includes motorola one. Paired with Call Screen and our exclusive Motorola Experiences, your moto g7 continues to help you focus on what matters most. 

Digital Wellbeing 

Digital Wellbeing helps you understand and assess how you use your smartphone, and provides tools to pursue a digital balance that feels right for you. The first step to achieving digital wellness is awareness. With the Dashboard you get a complete breakdown of the amount of time spent on your phone, how frequently you use different apps, the number of notifications, and the numbers of unlocks you’ve used. Once you identify your usage patterns, make changes in your phone to support the new healthy habits you want to start.

With App Timers you can set time limits for yourself on certain apps. When you’ve reached that limit, the app icon is grayed out for the rest of the day.

Combined YouTube notifications, time watched profile, and scheduled breathers help you stay mindful of your video consumption.

Set custom alerts, so that you’re in control of the amount of notifications you receive, how, and when.

Voice reply to texts with Google Assistant so you can stay connected even when your hands are full.

Use Automatic Google Photo archive suggestions to literally clean your phone and leave space for new memories. More storage space always feels good.

Prepare to Wind Down – get your phone ready for bed and schedule changes to the display with Night Light or Grayscale, reminding you to switch off for the night.

Call Screen1 

Motorola began rolling out Google’s Call Screen feature to the moto g7 and motorola one families to give consumers peace of mind during work and to increase productivity. When you’re hyper-focused on a project, the last thing you want to hear is the ring of your cell phone only to find out that it’s a telemarketer or spam. With Call Screen you can make Google answer for you. It’s as simple as getting a “Screen call” option above the answer or reject button. From there Google Assistant answers the call for you, and the caller will hear the following message from Assistant: “Hi, the person you’re calling is using a screening service from Google, and will get a copy of this conversation. Go ahead and say your name, and why you’re calling.” Learn more about Call Screen and how to use it at Google Support. 

Moto Experiences 

Like Digital Wellbeing, Motorola continues to provide balance and wellness to its consumers through Moto Experiences – exclusive motorola software allowing users to easily control their mobile consumption with natural gestures and interactions from:

Peek Display – Allows you to see your notifications without having to deep dive into your phone, so you can stay focused.

Flip to do not disturb – Flip your phone facedown to activate do-not-disturb mode. DND switches off when you turn your phone faceup again.

Pick up to silence – If your phone is ringing, pick up your phone to immediately silence the sound, avoiding unwanted interruptions.

Learn more about other Moto Experiences that do all the heavy lifting for you here. With Digital Wellbeing, Call Screen, and Moto Experiences on your moto g7 family and motorola one, you can focus on what matters most to you. MOTOROLA, MOTO and the MOTO family of marks are trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC. Google, Android One and related marks are trademarks of Google LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2019 Motorola Mobility LLC. 

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