Verizon sends out a new video teaser for "shatterproof" Motorola DROID Turbo 2

Verizon sends out a new video teaser for
Earlier this week, Verizon tweeted a video teaser for the Motorola DROID Turbo 2. That video focused on the "shatterproof" screen that will be offered on the handset. According to a leaked Verizon brochure, this model will be the first smartphone ever to be equipped with a display that won't crack. Today, Big Red fired up the ol' Twitter machine to send out a sequel, which once again concentrated on the display.

The tweet itself says, "Soon you'll worry more about snowfalls than phone falls." The video then begins with white letters on a black background that reads "Your expectations will be shattered." The video itself appears to show a snow globe shattering on the DROID Turbo 2 screen in reverse, although it is really hard to tell. Check out the slideshow to see individual frames from the video.

On October 27th, this coming Tuesday, we should see Motorola introduce the Motorola DROID Turbo 2 and the Motorola DROID MAXX 2. Both will offer up to 48 hours of battery life. According to a leaked Verizon info sheet, 15 minutes plugged into an outlet will provide 13 hours of power. And unlike the OG Motorola DROID Turbo, the sequel is said to include a microSD slot (featuring a 2TB capacity).

Could this video be hinting that the new model will be waterproof like the third-generation Motorola Moto G? The current DROID Turbo model uses P2i's nanocoating to make the phone and its internal components resistant to spills and light rain.

If you plan on making the DROID Turbo 2 or the DROID MAXX 2 your next daily driver, keep checking in over the weekend for the latest rumor, leak or news related to Tuesday's unveiling.
 

source: @Verizon

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16 Comments

1. killer7D

Posts: 550; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

I hope this thing is going to work

6. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Better have better battery life than the original turbo when it was initially launched.

2. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

Shatterproof isn't unbreakable. I feel sorry for the reps that will have to deal with those that don't know the difference.

3. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Please. Most people view "shatterproof" as bona-fide unbreakable. I'd love to see it survive even a dozen strikes of a sledgehammer. If that were possible, I would switch to Verizon from AT&T (while forfeiting my unlimited data) for this device. Instead of "shatterproof" (which is bullsh1t as explained above), how about (any company) advertising a device that has "unlimited all-day" battery life? While the battery itself wouldn't be such (though hopefully in a few years there will a phone battery that can endure 24 straight hours of say LTE or WiFi HD video streaming), the phone can have a removable battery, AND include a spare battery with dedicated charger. THAT would better support such a 'limit-less' claim as a spare fully-charged battery can get most people through the day with even reasonably excessive use (my GS5 with the spare battery does for me). Such a notion would be great marketing for devices tailored for 'utility' and not so much 'aesthetics' as so many new devices are--and to a great fault in removing the 'unlimited' battery as well as storage expansion.

8. StanleyG88

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 15, 2012

Heck, even a diamond would shatter into dust with one strike of a sledgehammer. Don't get over optimistic. Most of the time "shatterproof" means easily scratched, like in a polycarbonate screen. Won't shatter but will scratch. To be "shatterproof" means it must have some elasticity to the material, hence easier scratched. Give and take for the best compromise.

15. Kary1

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

That might explain why there's a user replaceable protective cover. See the other article here on the phone.

13. matistight

Posts: 956; Member since: May 13, 2009

Wait a minute, Verizon is not worth giving up your unlimited data, especially after all the Unlimited ATT customers have gone through. These verizon phones are factory unlocked, so just buy one and use it on ATT. It isnt worth losing your unlimited data when you dont have to.

16. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

Bulletproof glass isn't actually bulletproof either, but I'd imagine most people who need it would rather have it than ordinary window glass when the bullets start flying. They're not claiming that this will stop a bullet, stand up to a sledgehammer, or anything of the sort. There saying for everyday situations it will not shatter. And if it does, it will be covered under warranty for four years, which doesn't happen with any other phones. So really, what's the problem?

4. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

lol never mind

5. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Haha, I can't wait to watch a TechRax video of how "Shatter Proof" this really is...

7. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

This seems pretty interesting! I'll patiently wait for the information to all leak out.

10. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

pics.no video?

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

check source link (but the video tell as much as those pics)

14. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

I'm sorry, but as much as I have liked Motorola and the way they have done business the last few years, I would no longer recommend any of their phones to anyone. The fact that they will no longer update their 2015 Moto E, which was released at the end of February this year, is just garbage on their part. That means they supported the device for less than 3 months (Android 5.1 in May), which is just wrong.

17. xperian

Posts: 417; Member since: Apr 10, 2014

nobody ever updates their low end devices

18. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Motorola DID, but now their policy has changed. I'm thinking the Lenovo takeover is going to bring more bad than good.

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