Motorola DROID Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Apple iPhone 6: specs comparison

Motorola DROID Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Apple iPhone 6: specs comparison
The Verizon-exclusive Motorola DROID Turbo is already here, and it is among the most power-laden devices on paper at the moment. Packing arguably one of the best hardware combinations available at the moment, the natural habitat of the DROID Turbo is somewhere near the very top of Mount Android, thanks to the 5.2-inch Quad HD display, the 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805, the 3GB of RAM, the 21MP rear snapper, and the large, "two-day" 3,900mAh battery inside. A true powerhouse indeed, but still, we have to compare it with the latest crop of devices that debuted over the past two months.

The Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 is one of the latest, hot, and most-anticipated devices that will undoubtedly clash with the new DROID Turbo. Undoubtedly, there will be a bloody battle for the throne in the stock Android segment, as Motorola seemingly outdid what it had accomplished with the Nexus 6 that it made for Google - the Motorola packs the same range of hardware and even more in a more compact offering. Without a shadow of a doubt, late 2014 can't get more exciting for the average devotee of vanilla Android.

Check out our improvised specs showdown between the DROID Turbo and the Nexus 6. Oh, we've also thrown in an Apple iPhone 6 for a good measure.

Motorola DROID Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Apple iPhone 6

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.0 inches
4.7 inches

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.76 %
74.03 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness

 
 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Apple A8

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 420
PowerVR GX6450

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

64GB
64GB
128GB, not expandable

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x)

Battery

Capacity

3900 mAh
3220 mAh
1810 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 
 

Talk time

 
24.00 hours
the average is 17 h (995 min)
 

Stand-by time

 
13.8 days (330 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
 
14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1280 min)

Internet use

 
 
3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

 
 
50.00 hours

Video playback

 
10.00 hours
11.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 MP (Autofocus)
13 MP (OIS, Autofocus)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Video calling
 
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 MP
2 MP
1.2 MP

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.89 x 0.44 inches (143.5 x 73.3 x 11.2 mm)
6.27 x 3.27 x 0.40 inches (159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
6.49 oz (184 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

 
 
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Splash
 

Biometrics

 
 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 
 

Shopping information

MSRP

 
 
$ 849

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DROID Turbo
  • Display 5.2 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3900 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Nexus 6
  • Display 6.0 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB,
  • Battery 3220 mAh
  • OS Android 7.1 Nougat
iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1334 x 750 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Apple A8, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 1810 mAh
  • OS iOS 12.x

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