Motorola DROID Turbo 2 to launch in Europe and Asia as the Moto X Force

It was only 2 days ago when Motorola held a special event to announce two brand-new smartphones – the DROID Turbo 2 and DROID MAXX 2. Well, not entirely brand-new, as the MAXX 2 is just a renamed version of the Moto X Play, which has been available in Europe and Canada for a while. The Turbo 2, however, is a smartphone that hasn't graced any part of the world yet – a true Verizon US exclusive.

And you may be a bit jealous, as it's a pretty good phone. With a 5.4” 1440x2560 screen, a Snapdragon 810, 3 GB of RAM, and a 3,760 mAh battery, quick charging, and wireless charging the Turbo 2 looks like a power user's dream. Fret not, however – you may still be able to get this handset rather soon.

The DROID Turbo 2 will be rebranded and launched outside the US as the Moto X Force – this becomes clear from a video that was uploaded to Motorola Mobility's YouTube channel today. The description, as well as the video, is short and to the point – “Coming to Latin America, EMEA and APAC starting in November".

What about USA users? Well, it's safe to assume that getting a Turbo 2 that is not locked to Verizon isn't going to be possible any time soon. Best one could do is wait until the Moto X Force hits Canada, check if it supports your carrier's bands, and import.

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DROID Turbo 2
  • Display 5.4" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 21 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3760 mAh



1. aegislash

Posts: 1518; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

God, the front looks even worse in these photos because the speakers are so dark. Only thing that sticks out is Verizon's signature gigantic unnecessary logo.

3. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

...which is irrelevant to the Moto X Force.

4. aegislash

Posts: 1518; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

How is carrier branding outside of the US? Any of them as bad as Verizon?

5. carlemillward unregistered

But you are missing out on all the free, cool bloatware Verizon preinstalls...

2. carlemillward unregistered

I wonder if I drop this phone by accident, will I still get that roller-coaster motion sickness feeling?

6. paul.k

Posts: 297; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Most probably.

7. zcubed

Posts: 6; Member since: Oct 16, 2015

No need to wait for Canada there's this place called Mexico in Latin America that the US could also import from...

8. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I checked Motorola Mexico and they aren't advertising it yet. Brazil is, though.


Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Is it coming to mid. East

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