Motorola DROID Ultra hands-on
0. phoneArena 23 Jul 2013, 17:14 posted on
Being the middle child in the new family of DROIDs, the Motorola DROID Ultra is seemingly the device that’ll be going toe-to-toe with some of the other flagship devices out there – especially when it’s going to be priced at $199.99 on-contract when it launches shortly. It’s funny how...
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2. _Bone_ (Posts: 2000; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
Has to be the ugliest design I've seen this year... still want one!
3. Johnnokia (Posts: 342; Member since: 27 May 2012)
So collecting finger prints on the back... Poor
5. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 5480; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
wish they stop saying innovations.
7. HASHTAG (unregistered)
I think I'm gonna get this phone....
9. sleepyjohnny (Posts: 151; Member since: 16 Dec 2009)
no spot for sim card/micro sd card insertion? I can't seem to find a spot for them anywhere
19. Balinskio (Posts: 3; Member since: 18 Jun 2010)
No MicroSD :-(. The SIM Card slot is behind the volume adjustment keys.
10. bucky (Posts: 1202; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
I like Motorola but what makes someone choose this over a galaxy phone? Or htc one?
12. mattmasi303 (Posts: 14; Member since: 04 Jul 2013)
Um just confused on the lack of a 1080p screen, this phone is going for 199 on contract witch means it goes against the S4 and the DNA which is $50 on the site right now. The processor doesn't bother me because I bet it runs smoother then the S4 which stutters a lot. But a none pentile 720p amoled screen is nothing close to low end I bet it looks better then the Note2. Im just wondering how relevant these phones will be in 6 months when even 1080p screens are going to be a year old pretty soon.. I guess its just nice to see new Motorolas
17. roldefol (Posts: 2855; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)
I had a similar thought when looking at the Verizon pre-order pages. Apart from UI, what advantage does the $200 Ultra have over the now $50 DNA? Same size screen, identical weight, same GPU, RAM, 16 GB, no microSD. Only advantage I could find was battery life.
13. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 522; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
For all people who are not satisfied with dual cores, I feel that in the race of specs, companies have now realised that real life performances of these devices are very good with dual cores & do not need quad cores etc. Vanilla android works well even on single cores (example my HTC One V which has android+"heavy" HTC sense+512MB RAM. The performance is "OK". Without HTC sense, it would run just fine on single core.)So I can say that dual core is enough for any OS (iOS, Android, Windows, Windows desktop etc). Plus it is coupled with 2GB RAM+better GPU, which would help it give great real world performance.
14. cthunder (Posts: 102; Member since: 02 Nov 2010)
Maybe it's just me, but I am not impressed. I would rather have a S4 and i am a Motorola fanboi. *shrugs*
15. TheSuperiorMan (Posts: 2; Member since: 07 Jan 2013)
HOW DOES THE HTC ONE STILL NOT HAVE AN OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE!
16. miket247 (Posts: 81; Member since: 16 Apr 2013)
Over the last 15 years, I have owned two Motorolas. I can honestly say that I have been very happy with them. I dropped one Motorala phone getting into a evelator on the second floor at my work and it fell into the basement (dropped atleast 27-30 feet) . When I got it back, it was in three pieces. I put it together and put the battery in and it worked like nothing happend. That would never happen to these new smartphones, but I think its time to give this brand a new look. I have had a Sony, Samsung, LG, and Nokias since, and was thinking about a new S4, but now its time to go back to a Driod or a Moto X if available on Rogers/Fido network in Toronto.