Lenovo True Zoom-Moto Z-MotoMod: Snazzy Labs hates it!
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Professional camera maker Hasselblad and Lenovo teamed up to give compacts a run for their money, at least for owners of a Moto Z smartphone and their first professional camera MotoMod, the True Zoom, which was unveiled today at IFA 2016. It didnt take long for hands-on videos to appear all over the net today, we picked two to give you a short first impression of the module.
While Austin Evans gave a moderately positive review in his video on Youtube (see last video on this page), Snazzy Labs surprised us with a very harsh and negative view of the True Zoom. In his video (also linked below, right after the text), the reviewer blatently dissed the Hasselblad MotoMod as being overpriced and of bad quality. We already mentioned that the addon does not come with its own battery pack, this is only of the many things Snazzy Labs criticized in their review.
Apart from the fact that, contrary to the Moto Z's onboard camera, the True Zoom does not offer 4K video recording, the pictures made with the module also seem to lack in quality compared with its onboard rival. Snazzy Labs showed us underexposed, soft and noisy pictures that apparently didnt show true colors either, a shame for Hasselblad, according to the reviewer and certainly worse than the pictures coming from the onboard lens of the Moto Z.
Snazzy Labs only recommends the True Zoom for people that absolutely must have optical zoom on their Moto Z but actually recommends to buy an extra point and shoot instead, especially at an asking price of 250 to 300 US-Dollars. So if you are interested in this MotoMod together with your Moto Z, make sure to test it first or wait for more professional reviews before spending your hard earned cash.
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