Motorola DROID Turbo to have a massive 3900 mAh battery

Motorola DROID Turbo to have a massive 3900 mAh battery
Yesterday, we showed you a leaked User Guide for the unannounced Motorola DROID Turbo, mentioning that the handset’s battery could be fully charged in 3 hours. And while that’s not quite fast when we talk about regular smartphone batteries, it may be impressive in the case of the DROID Turbo.

As it turns out, the new Motorola DROID could have a 3900 mAh battery. The handset’s battery allegedly showed up somewhere in China, and that’s how we can see its capacity. Of course, we can’t be 100% sure that this is indeed the DROID Turbo’s battery, though we must mention that its model number (EQ40, as seen below) has been confirmed when the smartphone was approved by the FCC.

Giant battery aside, the Motorola DROID Turbo should feature a 5.2-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixels, a 21 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, and a quad-core 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 processor. Like all DROID models, the Turbo will be exclusively available at Verizon Wireless.

According to Droid-life, the Motorola DROID Turbo could be officially announced on October 28, or October 29. We’ll see then how much of the info presented above is correct.

source: Twitter via Droid-life



1. tury694

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Wow, if this is true this will be one truly impressive handset from Moto. Should have done the same with the Moto X.

7. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Yup I totally agree with you... This should have been the Moto X (2014). At least a bigger battery would have been good... I am crying like anything since this device won't available in my country... :'(

14. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

If only Motorola made the 2900 maH rumors true.

17. CyberFalcon

Posts: 223; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Since it is stated in the manual like quick charge takes 3 hrs. I think this might be true. Anyway lets wait for the official announcement...

41. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I meant for the Moto X 2014. The rumors for that phone was a 2900maH battery. Instead it turned out to be 2300... what a shame really. Being on Verizon I really look forward to the Droid Turbo and Xperia Z3v.

11. Jobayer

Posts: 167; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

nope need the info in w/hrs

15. engineer-1701d unregistered

now i want this.

18. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

If this is true I am returning my Moto X for this thing...turning out to be the impressive flagship motorola should have made the Moto X to be.

24. sid07desai

Posts: 290; Member since: May 03, 2012

Yeah but don't expect this to be cheap. Definitely not as cheap as the Moto X. Maybe Motorola are now capable of targeting all segments. Moto E (Ultra low end). Moto G (Mid ranger). Moto X (High End). Moto Turbo (Ultra High End)

39. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

THE HELL WITH VERIZON with it's exclusive batteries. this should last two too three days. it should be on all X PHONES

42. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

this battery size doesn't change the fact that the phone is hideous

48. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Better a fat battery than a thin one. since everyone complains bout battery life

2. datsyuk

Posts: 180; Member since: Jan 11, 2012

Das it mane

3. mistercarter

Posts: 360; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

specs dont mean a thing. Moto cameras suck, the design is ugly as hell and nobody got time for that voice command thing, nobody use it

5. tury694

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Cameras do suck, design is good to me, but it's subjective, and the voice commands are very good.

10. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

The camera on the Moto X 2014 is much improved over the last one but the software/ firmware still needs some tweaking. What I like about Motorola is the active notifications where just a small portion of the screen turns on to show you new messages/ missed calls.

25. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

The camera is better than the last X, but it is still behind a lot of other cameras. It's bad enough that I use my 5S for indoor pictures because low-light performance is just not good.

9. erikiksaz

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 22, 2010

And I'm sure by nobody you mean you, since you probably don't own the thing. Your stupid comment is stupid.

20. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

The voice commands are used a lot by umm me? I had the moto x 2013 and now the moto x 2014. The commands I use a lot. The camera of the 2013 did suck but with the tweaks motorola made to their software have really improved the camera in 2014. Just saying maybe if you owned the thing you might actually know how useful or not useful the product and its software actually is...

37. rency0722

Posts: 158; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

This time, they will be using the 20.7 MP Sony IMX240 Exmor RS sensor.

43. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

I use voice command all the time

4. Bjray

Posts: 199; Member since: May 29, 2014

Hope a certain Nexus variant will also pack that battery.

16. torr310

Posts: 1659; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Wish every phone model packs that battery.

6. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

dream phone. 4 days of battery life guaranteed. I wish nexus had these specs

28. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

No way it'll hit 4 days of battery life. My Droid Maxx gets around 32-36 hours off a charge, and it has a 3500mAh battery and a 720p screen. This phone with a 3900mAh battery and QHD resolution will net around the same maybe less.

45. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

All depends on use and location too. But I understand what you're saying. My uses.....this phone might last 2-3 days. Those that wonder what I mean by location, your phone will last longer in a better reception area.

47. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

My phone spends 90% of the time

8. bucky

Posts: 3784; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Sound good. But a carrier exclusive makes it DOA

12. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Droid is a Verizon trademark (from Lucas Arts) but Motorola did launch global versions of some of their phones under different names so this may be the case with this one. Also this device won't be DOA for those on Verizon.

21. milesboy5

Posts: 179; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

There have been rumors that their may be an AT&T version of said phone as well.

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