Motorola DROID Turbo with 5.2-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 805 and 21MP camera announced

Motorola DROID Turbo

Motorola has announced the DROID Turbo, the latest flagship smartphone in the DROID for Verizon Wireless in the U.S. as expected. It has a 5.2 (1440×2560 pixels) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, powered by a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor  and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has a 21-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 4K video recording and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

It has 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage and packs a 3900mAh battery with up to 48 of battery life with mixed use. Charging the phone with Motorola Turbo Charger offers eight hours of power in a quick 15 minutes.

Motorola DROID Turbo

It has MinuteCast that predicts down to the minute when it will rain, snow or hail based on your exact street address for the next two hours. It comes in Special edition black Ballistic Nylon with a light weight, high-strength aluminum design, Metallic Red, Metallic Black color variants have metalized glass fiber with a high-strength aluminum and Dupont Kevlar® back cover.

Motorola DROID Turbo specifications

  • 5.2 (1440×2560 pixels) AMOLED display with 565 ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (APQ8084) processor with  600 MHz Adreno 420 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal memory
  • Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
  • Water Resistant
  • 21MP rear camera with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 7.8-10.6 mm thick (curve) and weighs 169 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/g/b/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
  • 3900 mAh battery

The Motorola DROID Turbo would be available from Verizon Wireless in the U.S. from October 30th for $199 for 32GB Metallic Black, Metallic Red or Ballistic Nylon versions, $249 for  64GB Ballistic Nylon version and $24.99/month contract for 24 months. Full retail price of the smartphone is $599.99.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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