Motorola has launched its latest smartphone Droid Turbo under its Droid-series exclusively on US mobile carrier Verizon. Verizon announced that the smartphone will be available starting October 30 from its online and retail stores.
The Droid Turbo has been priced at $199.99 (approximately Rs. 12,250) for the 32 GB model with new two year activation or $25 per month on Verizon Edge, and will be available in Metallic Black, Metallic Red, and Black Ballistic Nylon models. The 64GB variant comes at $249.99 (approximately Rs. 15,300) with new two year activation or $27 per month on Verizon Edge, and will be available in Black Ballistic Nylon.
Coming to the specification of the smartphone, the new Motorola Droid Turbo comes with some top-notch specifications. It comes with QHD display which has been seen on high-budget smartphones. It features a 5.2-inch QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protective layer.
The smartphone is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.7GHz coupled with an Adreno 420 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. The phone runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The Motorola Droid Turbo sports a 21-megapixel rear autofocus camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash. The rear camera comes with features such as slow motion video; burst mode; auto HDR; Panorama, and tap to focus. Meanwhile, it can also record 4K videos at 24fps. It includes a 2-megapixel front camera.
The Motorola Droid Turbo supports 4G LTE with LTE Cat 4, apart from CDMA, EVDO Rev A, GSM/ UMTS/ HSPA+. The Droid Turbo also includes features Moto Display, which can wake up the phone to show the time and notifications when user’s reach for the phone.
Motorola Droid Turbo is powered with 3900mAh battery, the biggest amongst some of the high-end phones. the smartphone can deliver up to 48 hours of mixed usage. The Droid Turbo also supports Motorola’s Turbo Charger, a new accessory from the company stables that is said to provide 8 hours of battery life in just 15 minutes of charging.