Motorola Droid Turbo/Quark (XT1254) benchmarks leak out, coming October 28th on Verizon

Verizon Wireless has just confirmed that a new Droid is about to join the family on October 28th, and with all recent rumors about the Motorola Droid Turbo aka Quark, it seems like the count-down is for this exact device.

Coincidentally, just as Verizon starts counting the days until the Turbo arrives on its network, we’re also seeing benchmarks of the new Droid leak out. The Geekbench breakdown confirms what earlier rumors already told us - the Droid Turbo features the Snapdragon 805 (aka APQ8084) system chip running at up to 2.65GHz and 3GB of RAM.

Interestingly, we are seeing results from a few Geekbench runs with the result improving over time, which hints that Motorola might be putting some final optimization touches. As it stands right now, with a single-core score of 1068, and multi-core result of 2929, the Droid Turbo ranks on top of the Android charts.

Other rumored specs for the Motorola Droid Turbo include a massive, 21-megapixel main camera, 32GB of internal storage, and wireless charging.

The biggest highlight, however, might turn out to be the huge, 3900mAh battery (one of the largest we’ve ever seen in a smartphone). Thanks to some quick charge optimizations, it should be able to recharge fully in three hours.

source: Gadgetz Arena

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



1. Brewski

Posts: 691; Member since: Jun 05, 2012


4. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

Wow, Motorola is flexing some serious muscle this year. The new '14 Moto X with all of it's sweet & sexy customization, this new BEAST Droid Turbo with all the flagship specs like 1440p display, Snapdragon 805, 3GB of RAM & this insane 21MP camera, & not to be forgotten the 5.9" 1440p, Snapdragon 805/3GB of RAM, stereo speakers, 13MP camera, Google Nexus 6 or X. I have to say, Motorola is impressing me. I have never owned a Motorola smartphone. This year the Google Nexus 6 or X WILL be mine. Man I can't wait!!!

10. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I'm thinking about signing up for Verizon Edge just so I can have this phone. Motorola's definitely stepping their game up.

20. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

You shouldnt have to. Most likely there will be a GSM version as well that isnt VZW branded as a droid. I've been waiting on a new Nexus, but considering the size of the N6, I may just go for this bad boy instead if the reviews and a GSM variant pan out.

12. Chidoro43

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 10, 2014


2. Nimay_7

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Make it for India!!

3. scarface21173

Posts: 689; Member since: Aug 17, 2014


5. dd11

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Nice new Monster! Now, give me a smaller brother, in more usable body (4.3" Droid Mini like).

18. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

4.3"?! This isn't 2012. Even the iPhone is bigger now.

22. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Believe it or not, despite the 2 year difference, some people's hand sizes/phone size preferences haven't changed.

26. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Nothing wrong with a phone thats 4.3" For me that might be my minimum.....the Droid X was a nice size, still is.

28. dd11

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

I guess, at least some iPhone5s owners are smart enough not to join that size (display/thin) race (unless they are really pissed about battery). I don't have problems with piano, but even "mini" devices (Z3 compact with 4.6" and small bezel) are really pushing limits of comfortable smartphone hold/carry (shirt's pocket). I've had HTC G1 (3.2"), HTC Area (3.5"), a beloved Motrolla Defy 3.7".. You won't believe it, but I can live with 3.3" Sony Xperia Ray (as soon it's ~300dpi). The perfect size would be 4" , but "the king" never came (HTC Incredible 4G / Xperia P / iPhone5s only). Droid Mini vs Z1 Compact - what I face now. But a new "mini" Moto would be a much better choice.

6. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Nice!!!! Can't wait to play around with the demo unit in the VZW store. Three has been cut down to two. Droid Turbo or Nexus 6. I don't think i can go wrong either way.

19. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Finally! Someone who knows how to figure out if a phone will work for them instead of agreeing with a review of someone else's opinion.

21. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

That has always been my M.O. Don't blindly follow the crowd...form your own opinion. I do my research on most electronic items i purchase.

7. Flippyphone

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Has the makings of a great phone and all, but there is no point in getting excited about the 21MP camera. An 8MP camera can easily outshoot a 21MP camera, depending on the rest of the components/technology/software, etc. Just like a 40 watt vacuum tube amplifier can blow a 300 watt Pioneer out of the water. Numbers only mean so much. I hope the camera on this phone is at least better than average and they kept the UI mostly stock like the X. But it's on Verizon so I'm sure it's bloated all to hell and back.

8. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I have the Droid Maxx, and compared to past VZW phones, I didn't find it to have excessive bloat. Nothing that couldn't be disabled into oblivion.

13. Chidoro43

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

I have the razr maxx and now use the maxx hd, both were light on bloat and heavy on pure android.

15. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Same here. Nice and light on the bloat. Hopefully this phone does the same.

17. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I'm expecting it to be not much more bloated than the VZW Moto X. Add Droid Zap and the command center (which is actually useful) and that's about it. That's how the Maxx vs X worked last year.

23. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Motorola used Sony to get the camera on the Moto X, and the only 21 MP camera from Sony is the one in the Xperia Z2/Z3. So unless Motorola's software is absolutely terrible, it should have pictures comparable to the Z3, though it might be slightly worse. Also, I have a the Droid Mini from 2013, it's mostly stock. Most of Verizon's bloat is in the form of apps, which are easily disabled.

9. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2187; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

All Hype No Byte! Better performance on single core on iPhone 6/6Plus. Similar Multicore score.

11. Flippyphone

Posts: 67; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

Yes, yes, yes, the iPhone is the best phone ever. It has the best camera (wait, no, that's Note 4), it has the best battery (wait, no, that's Xperia Z3 and shortly the Turbo), it has the best OS (if you like crashes and having your phone bricked), it has the best build quality (#Gumbyphone) and people think you're really, really cool if you have an iPhone because they're soooo exclusive and they cost, well, the same as every other flagship phone.

16. Sakeem

Posts: 857; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Lol. Easy Flippy. Don't hurt him too bad. Let him enjoy his preference in Apple. No big deal.

14. Chidoro43

Posts: 28; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

but you're stuck w/ an iPhone

24. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

That won't matter to him, though.

27. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I would imagine the higher resolution makes a big difference there. If Motorola had gone with FHD instead of QHD, that'd put them on equal ground with the 6+. But the higher resolution will make a difference during benchmark tests, and not for the better. Unless you don't care about facts and are just looking to pick a fight.

25. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Minus that monster battery. The Galaxy s5 lte-a I have, was born 6 month's ago with these specs.

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