Motorola DROID Turbo 2 with shatterproof display and DROID Maxx 2 announced

Motorola Droid Turbo 2

Motorola has announced the most expected DROID Turbo 2 smartphone along with the DROID Maxx 2. The DROID Turbo 2 is an enhanced version of the Moto X Style that packs a slightly smaller 5.4-inch Quad HD AMOLED 540 ppi display. It also has  Moto ShatterShield, the world’s first shatterproof display. Motorola says that the display is guaranteed not to crack or shatter for up to 4 years. It packs a Snapdragon 810 processor, runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) and is upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 3760mAh battery, slightly bigger than the Moto X Style and has the same front and rear cameras. The DROID Maxx 2 is a variant of Moto X Play.

Motorola Droid Turbo 2

Motorola DROID Turbo 2 specifications

  • 5.4-inch (1440×2560 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED 540 ppi display with Moto Shattershield
  • 2.0 GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • 3GB LPDDR4  RAM, 32/64GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, 87-degree wide-angle lens, LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture , 1.4um pixel
  • Dimensions: 149.8 x 78 x 7.6-9.2 mm (curve); Weight: 169g
  • 4G LTE / 3G, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC
  • 3760mAh battery with Turbo charging, PMA and Qi wireless charging

Motorola Droid Maxx 2

Motorola DROID Maxx 2 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 ( 4 x 1.1 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 21MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 148 x 75 x 8.9-10.9mm; Weight: 169 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11a/g/b/n (dual band), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS
  • 3630mAh battery

The Motorola DROID Turbo 2 comes in Black Soft Grip, White Soft Grip, Grey Ballistic Nylon and Black Pebbled Leather colors and also lets you customize using Moto Maker. It will be available with contract at $26 per month for 24 months or $624.00 off contract from Verizon. The Motorola DROID Maxx 2 comes in Black with Deep Sea Blue Back and White with Winter White Back colors and will be available with contract at $16 per month for 24 months or $384 off contract from Verizon. Both the new DRIODs will be available online and in stores starting October 29th.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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