Motorola DROID Turbo vs Motorola DROID Turbo 2

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

565 ppi
540 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.76 %
68.03 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
21 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama
HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
Flash

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
 

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.89 x 0.44 inches (143.5 x 73.3 x 11.2 mm)
5.90 x 3.07 x 0.36 inches (149.8 x 78 x 9.2 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Interchangeable covers

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Blue
Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, AMR, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Quad-core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 420
Adreno 430

RAM

3 GB LPDDR3
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 7, 13
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3900 mAh
3760 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes, Qi wireless charging
Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 11, 2014
Aug 12, 2015

FCC ID value: IHDT56PK1 link
FCC ID value: IHDT56UA1 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.10 W/kg
1.38 W/kg

Body

0.10 W/kg
0.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.39 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.10 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 720

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 28, 2014
Oct 27, 2015
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