Motorola, along with the US mobile phone carrier Verizon, has officially presented the new Droid Turbo smartphone. The new company product boasts a larger display, an advanced processor and support for LTE.
So, let’s take a look at the hardware specs of the smartphone – the Motorola Droid Turbo comes with a large 5.2-inch Super AMOLED sensor display at 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution (Quad HD) and 565 ppi. The display is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and sports water-repellent nanocoating. The smartphone is based on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor with four Krait 450 cores and Adreno 420 graphics and has 3 GB of RAM. The Droid Turbo has a 21 MP camera that can record 4K video at 24 FPS and a 3900 mAh battery that allows the smartphone to work for up to 48 hours in mixed usage. The device runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and offers two capacities – 32 GB or 64 GB of internal memory. In addition customers can choose the chassis material – it is made of ballistic nylon or metalized glass fiber, reinforced with DuPont Kevlar. The Droid Turbo with ballistic nylon measures 73.3 x 143.5 x 8.3 mm at its thinnest, while the metalized fiber chassis is a bit thinner at 7.8 mm.
The new Motorola smartphone will be available on October 30. The 32 GB model will be available in Metallic Black, Metallic Red and Black Ballistic Nylon for USD 199.99 with a new two-year contract or USD 25 per month on Verizon Edge. The 64 GB Black Ballistic Nylon version will be available for USD 249.99 with a new two-year contract or USD 27 per month on Verizon Edge.