Motorola Droid Turbo will soon have new "limited edition" metallic colors

Motorola Droid Turbo will soon have new
Verizon and Motorola today announced that, starting later this month, the Motorola Droid Turbo will be available in new, limited edition metallic colors. More exactly, the handset will have a gray ballistic nylon variant with three different accents: metallic blue, metallic orange, and metallic violet. All three will be released on May 28, starting at $99 on contract, or $499.99 off contract. Alternatively, you can get the smartphone by paying $20.83 per month for 24 months with Verizon Edge.

Currently available in colors like black, blue, and red, the Droid Turbo has been around since October 2014. It's still one of Motorola's flagship smartphones, offering features like a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, 20.7 MP rear camera, 3 GB of RAM, and a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor. One of the main selling points of the handset is its large 3900 mAh battery with turbo charging.

While the Droid Turbo is still running Android 4.4 KitKat, Verizon and Motorola are reassuring us that it will "soon" be updated to Android 5.1 Lollipop. Would you buy a Droid Turbo at this time, or do you think there are better options out there for $500?

source: Verizon

Related phones

  • 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



4. bambamboogy02

Posts: 842; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Update the CPU, GPU, better screen, refine camera, refine screen, keep everything else the same and call it a turbo 2.0 and sell the @$&# out of it.

5. camera531

Posts: 346; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

It's a great device with three major problems. 1. It's a Verizon exclusive, a problem for obvious reasons, and it also delays software updates. The Moto X 2014, which runs the same exact software, was updated to Lollipop months ago because it's a global phone on every US carrier, with unlocked and "Pure" editions. When a phone is limited to one carrier in the world, there's little incentive to provide quick updates, especially when just one carrier has the final decision. 2. It has capacitive buttons instead of on-screen. It's dated and frankly looks terrible, and ruins the feel of stock Android. 3. The phone itself is just ugly as hell. It's one of the worst designs in years. And yeah, physical design does actually matter.

7. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

physical design matters only so much, people might argue that iPhones or the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge are beautiful devices, but they look just as dumb as every other phone on the market when they're forever in-cased in an otterbox. Your other two arguments though I agree with you 100%.

8. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

The Moto Maxx XT1225 is the global variant of the Droid Turbo.

12. MuddyCow

Posts: 90; Member since: Oct 09, 2014

Feel free to use your iShatter & company devices, this phone is supposed to be different. Ugly? This phone is for those who want a solid and long battery device, and seriously, what's wrong with capacitive buttons?

9. stormweaver1983

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

Love my Turbo..but this is a pointlessly late update.

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

A very late update. Really Motorola? Why didn't they release when the phone first came out?

13. Furbal unregistered

Stop signing exclusive deals. All it does it lower your sales.

14. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Still better story then HTC M9 lol

17. annonymous1

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

I was gonna get this to upgrade my droid razr maxx but the camera recording audio was very sub par and it didnt have a micro sd card slot like my razr maxx so i went with the note 4 instead, best decision i have ever made lollls

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