'Shatterproof' Motorola Bounce leaks: 5.4" QHD screen, big battery, December release


Motorola isn't done with great phones this season, it seems, as a popular leakster account just tipped a rugged Motorola Bounce might greet us come December. The handset will apparently sit somewhere sideways of the Moto X Style or X Play, as it is supposed to be "shatterproof," likely adhering to some rugged specification which could include a waterproof chassis, too.

In any case, the Motorola Bounce leak tells us to expect a phone with a 5.43" Quad HD display, a Snapdragon 810 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB/ 64 GB storage, as well as a hearty 3760 mAh battery. These specs are all in line with Motorola's latest crop of handsets, down to the 21 MP rear camera, and the 5 MP front shooter. The Bounce, however, one-ups them all in terms of processing power and battery capacity, and, likely, ruggedness, so we can't wait for more info about it to start trickling down the rumor pipes.

source: @upleaks (Twitter)

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94 Comments

91. MOTOREZOID

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

Hell yeah! your big brother has come out from dust MOTO DEFY! rivive my defy motorola!

87. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

3 gb ram?? It should be 4 gb Ram

86. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Is it throttle proof? if yes does it burn from the heat of 810?

85. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

another new model already? lenovo sure gave lots of power to moto, nice

74. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

judging by the pic the sides of the phone looks like its all rubber surrounding it so it might be true if its a shatter proof phone.

42. Loveneesh

Posts: 454; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

It's actually moto maxx 2.

43. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

The Moto Maxx 2 has a SD615 and doesn't have an "unbreakable" POled display.

44. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

He must mean Moto Maxx (Turbo), not Droid Maxx. Motorola made it all nice and confusing last year.

61. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Read it too fast. Whenever I see Maxx, I think Droid. We didn't hear that much about the Moto Maxx in the US other than when it first came out and that it wouldn't be coming to the US.

34. Cheezwiz

Posts: 500; Member since: Dec 29, 2014

Hopefully they can deliver this at a starting price of $499. That would be pretty impressive

39. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

It'll definitely be higher than the $400 Moto X Pure with those specs. Probably closer to $600.

33. Cslfiero

Posts: 68; Member since: Jun 29, 2015

Sd810? Hope it's fireproof, too.

37. Scott93274

Posts: 6044; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Ha! I was waiting on someone to comment about the chip. In all honesty, I haven't heard any negative reports on the SD810 overheating sense they released a revised chip that's under clocked... But I guess when you run out of things to complain about you just have to grasp for straws.

92. MOTOREZOID

Posts: 121; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

be sure that those experienced technicians in motorola do know what to do with SD810 heating problems,as history shows motorola is very conservative in hardware design.

29. surethom

Posts: 1769; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Nice but will this once again be America only release? Come on Lenovo release more Motorola phone out side America.

21. TournaFlyer

Posts: 27; Member since: Sep 20, 2014

This will be international version and Droid Turbo2 on Verizon... betcha.

20. Scott93274

Posts: 6044; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Hmm... maybe this "Bounce" might be worth looking into with its rugged durability and awesome battery... Though if it turns out it's the next Droid then I'll have to pass. I refuse to be locked to Verizon any more.

18. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1257; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Glad to finally see some phones built with durability in mind!

14. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

those are some dream specs.

12. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Sorry, but dat bezel?

17. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

it's supposed to be shatter proof, so its forgivable.

8. TezzaBP

Posts: 274; Member since: May 18, 2015

I EXPECT IT TO BOUNCE LIKE A MAD MAN

11. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Hell yeah! I want to use this phone in a game of psycho racquetball.

7. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Sounds like the specs for the Droid Turbo 2 to me...

16. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Maybe Bounce is the international name. Like the Moto Maxx last year. Everything else here - SD810, QHD, beefy battery, ~5.5" screen, shatterproof screen - matches previous rumors for the Turbo 2.

28. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

That was my initial thought as well. I was worried when they didn't give battery specs on the Droid Turbo2, thinking maybe it might have a smaller battery than the original if based off the Moto X Pure. Considering this is set to launch not long after the Droids usually launch, that makes the most sense. I am still looking at possibly going with the X Pure, mostly because of ability to work on any network and bypassing the carriers for updates, but I'll have to see how the battery life is. Since they almost doubled the battery size of last years model, that will help. However they also increased the screen size by .5" and upped the resolution to QHD, so I'll wait until the reviews come in.

6. carlemillward unregistered

Droid Turbo 2/ Maxx 2?

15. Jklaz

Posts: 159; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

That's what I was thinking

5. Hahawk

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 20, 2015

Hopefully Motorola won't start to try selling uncountable amouts of phones à la Samsung. This year they have already covered every segment (budget with Moto G, midrange with X Play and highend with Moto Style).

10. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 561; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

As long as they are selling phones with stock android & less bloatware,it doesn't matter

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