Motorola Droid Turbo: all the new features

Motorola Droid Turbo: all the new features
The Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon Wireless has just gone official, and it's a remarkable device: it has the sharpest display of any smartphone from a first-tier manufacturer with pixel density of the amazing 565ppi, plus it is jam-packed with cutting-edge silicon.

Under the hood, the Droid Turbo has the Snapdragon 805 system chip roaring as its main engine, while in terms of photographic capabilities, we're looking at a massive, 20-megapixel camera. Add to this that the body of the phone itself is extremely sturdy, featuring a Kevlar-made back, the Droid Turbo does indeed shape up to be quite the powerful device.

What are all the new features that you can expect in the Droid Turbo, though? We look at the 10 most impressive new features of the Droid Turbo right below.

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DROID Turbo
  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20.7 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, Quad-core, 2700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3900 mAh

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23 Comments

1. Penny

Posts: 1844; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Damn, now put Windows Phone on this thing and I would drop everything I'm doing to go buy one.

13. hmd74

Posts: 539; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Why not Android? + Why Windows Phone?

19. Penny

Posts: 1844; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Just preference. I love Motorola's hardware, focus on battery and form factor, etc., but I find Windows Phone to be better from a usability standpoint for my needs. As far as Android goes, Moto's UI is super smooth, but also fairly uninspired. Just don't enjoy using it as much, although I do like Android for the availability of apps. P.S.: Thanks for asking a sincere question rather than just providing offhanded commentary like Spedez below.

18. Spedez

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Get some help.

20. Penny

Posts: 1844; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

For what exactly?

2. TimePass

Posts: 43; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

get my money

3. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

This should have been the Nexus 6.

7. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

It is a Nexus 6, minus the size, 21MP camera & timely Google updates!

4. blingblingthing

Posts: 889; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Only thing missing is a 64 bit chipset.

10. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Don't worry, 2015 is the year of the 64Bit chipsets. 2014 is when we say bye to the 32Bit era!

11. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

consumers will not be able to discern any diff between the number of bits on the chipset

23. blingblingthing

Posts: 889; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

Might be minimal sure, but I like the peace of mind with specs. 32 -> 64 bit

5. Vinayakn73

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

and micro sd slot

6. MarcVS24

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Quite impressive. Much better than Moto X and a good competitor for Nexus 6 - the two are closely matched. I prefer Droid Turbo to Nexus 6 because it is smaller - a 5.2" screen is the perfect size for a device with no stylus.

8. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

So smart to go back to/still use Kevlar. Damn I wish I was still on Verizon....

12. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Just read about the Ballistic Nylon version....wow....

9. somad

Posts: 169; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Yes I agree,This should have been the Nexus 6.

14. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

Let's start the era of two-day lasting batteries. Now that iPhone has big display let's challenge them with more new technology!!!

15. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

Great phone ruined by Verizon. Verizon is a great network, but the droid line up gets terrible Verizon bloatware and slow upgrades.

21. Penny

Posts: 1844; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

? The Moto X on Verizon is very light and smooth compared to other Androids in terms of bloatware. It also gets updates quite quickly, almost to the point of being on par with Nexus devices. If anything, the Moto Droid lineup is the BEST option on Verizon in terms of less bloatware and faster updates.

16. rockers123

Posts: 137; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Hey PA, It's not the sharpest. Sharpest one is the Galaxy S5 LTE-A AKA prime which has QHD on 5.1 inch display

17. Phoenity

Posts: 16; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

this phone covers T-mobile's 3g and 4G LTE bands....Can I haz unlock?

22. wilsong17 unregistered

Ha the only features that is mis sing that is not on tmobile or att

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