Motorola has announced a high end Android Smartphone with beastly specifications named the Motorola Droid Turbo. The Handset will go on sale from October 30, 2014 on Verizon Wireless in U.S. for a retail price of $599.99. The device will also be available on contract for $199 for the 32GB variant (Ballistic Nylon, Metallic Red and Metallic Red Colors) and $249 for the 64GB version (Ballistic Nylon Color).
Motorola Droid Turbo Features
The Droid Turbo has a Ballistic Nylon and is a special edition version which is light weight yet durable because of the unique aluminum design. The Metallic Red and Black versions has a colored metalized glass fiber with high strength aluminum and Dupont Kevlar Back Cover. The old style design and the symmetry along with eye catching colors gives out a premium style and feel factor. Talking about the dimensions, the cellphone has height of 143.5 mm, Width is 73.3 mm and thickness of 7.8 mm. The phone weighs at 169 grams approx. which is no where near to the slimmest phone out there.
Display, Chipset and Memory:
The Motorola Droid Turbo boasts a 5.2-Inch (measured diagonally) AMOLED Capacitive Display that gives Quad HD Resolution of 2560 x 1440 Pixels and supports multi-touch. The screen has 565ppi Pixel Density which is currently the highest seen on the screens. Under the hood is a insanely powerful 2.7GHz Quad Core Krait 450 Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor and Adreno 420 GPU for Graphics. The chipset is backed by 3GB of RAM for seamless multitasking performance. The hardware is more than capable of running and Game or Application without lag. The phone will have 32GB and 64GB storage variants but misses out MicroSD Card Slot for Storage Expansion.
Camera, OS and Battery:
The Droid Turbo Sports a powerful 20.7 Mega Pixel main snapper on the back with f/2.0 Aperture lens. It has features like Dual LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Face / Smile Detection, Burst Mode, HDR, Panorama, Geo-Tagging, 4K Video @ 24 Fps, 1080p @ 30 Fps etc. To add more butter, company has also included a 2 Mega Pixel Front Camera for Selfie clicks and Video calling. Talking about the Operating System, the device comes with default Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat OS. It is upgradable to Android 5.0 in near future. The interface functionality is more or less close to Stock Android along with few improvements. The phone supports Gestures, always on voice control and auto information and actions. If you are looking for a long battery life, Motorola Droid Turbo is the one. The phone has a powerful 3900 mAh battery that easily gives 2 Days worth of battery backup. The Quick Charge feature enables a usage of up to 8 hours in just 15 Minutes of charging time.
The Mobile Phone has a nano SIM Slot that supports 2G (GSM / CDMA), 3G (HSPA+ / UMTS) and FDD-LTE with speed of up to 150 Mbps DL and 50 Mbps UL. Major Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS, NFC, IR Blaster etc.