Motorola Droid Turbo with 5.2-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 805 processor, 21MP camera official

Motorola has announced the Droid Turbo officially putting the restless rumors and speculations to rest. The device is the flagship smartphone of the Droid lineup meant exclusively for US carrier Verizon Wireless. The Motorola Droid Turbo comes with monstrous specifications and is now available from Verizon's retailers and online store in 32GB and 64GB variants at $199.99 and $249.99 respectively on a contract of two years.

Motorola Droid Turbo

On the specifications front, the Droid Turbo is given a 5.2-inch Quad HD AMOLED display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and a pixel density of 565 pixels per inch. Furthermore, there is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for scratch resistance. Powering the smartphone is a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor ticking at 2.7GHz clock speed. This is supplemented by Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM.

Storage wise, there are two different storage options - 32GB and 64GB that cannot be expanded as there is no expandable microSD card slot. Fueled by Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system, the Droid Turbo boasts of a 21MP primary snapper with dual LED flash and 4K video recording capability. Also on-board is a 2MP front-facing camera for video conferencing and clicking selfies.

Motorola Droid Turbo

The Droid Turbo includes connectivity features such as 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS with GLONASS and NFC and there is a mammoth 3,900 mAh battery in the device that is rated to deliver up to 48 hours of backup to the smartphone.

There is a water resistant build on the Droid Turbo and it comes packed with the MinuteCast feature that predicts the minute when it will rain or snow or hail for the next two hours based on the user’s location. THe phone also comes with turbo charging feature and wireless charging support. 

The Droid Turbo comes in a Special Black Ballistic Nylon edition with a lightweight profile and in Metallic Red and Metallic Black variants with Metallized Glass Fiber design and Dupont Kevlar back cover.

Motorola Droid Turbo