Motorola DROID Turbo with 5.2-inch Quad HD display and 21 Megapixel camera announced



Motorola has announced its latest flagship smartphone Motorola DROID Turbo. This smartphone will be available from Verizon wireless in US starting from October 30. It offers high end hardware specifications and 21 megapixels rear camera.

Motorola DROID Turbo

Motorola DROID Turbo features a 5.3 inch AMOLED Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat. It has 3 GB RAMand offers 32 GB/ 64 GB storage options. It comes with a 21 megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and 4k video recording. It also has a 2 megapixel front camera for video calling.

It is packed with 3900 mAh battery which offers 48 hours of battery life on normal usage. It comes with Motorola Turbo Charger which claims to charge 8 hours of power in just 15 minutes. It comes with various connectivity features including 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE, GPS and NFC.

Motorola DROID Turbo comes with MinuteCast which claims to predict when it will rain, snow or hail based on your exact street address for the next two hours. It also comes with Ballistic Nylon or Metalized Glass Fiber reinforced with DuPont Kevlar fiber on the back. It also has a water repellent nanocoating protection.

Motorola DROID Turbo specifications

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

32 GB version will be available at Verizon for $199 only and 64 GB version will be available only for $249 along with $24.99/month contract for 24 months. 32 GB model comes in Metallic Black, Metallic Red or Ballistic Nylon variants while 64 GB comes only in Black Ballistic Nylon variant. Retail price of the smartphone is $599.99.