Motorola Droid Turbo with a 5.2-inch QHD display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 launched

“The Motorola Droid Turbo is the first smartphone from the company to feature a 21MP primary camera”

Motorola has launched a new Android-powered smartphone, the Droid Turbo exclusively for subscribers of the US telecom operator Verizon. It is the second device from the company to feature a QHD resolution display, after the Google Nexus 6. The Motorola Droid Turbo will be available starting October 30th from Verizon’s online and physical retail stores across the United States. It will be offered in a choice of durable Ballistic Nylon and metalised Kevlar fibre builds.

Motorola Droid Turbo

The Motorola Droid Turbo features a 5.2-inch 1,440 x 2,560 pixel (QHD) display with a whopping pixel density of 565ppi, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor that is clocked at 2.7GHz, and coupled with an Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features a water-repellent nano-coating. The device comes with 32GB of non-expandable storage. A 64GB variant is also available, but only in Black Ballistic Nylon.

Motorola Droid Turbo Back

The Droid Turbo is the first smartphone from Motorola to offer a 21MP primary camera coupled with dual-LED flash, autofocus and slo-mo video. A 2MP HD front-facing snapper takes care of video calling and selfies. In terms of connectivity options, the phone features 4G LTE with Cat 4, NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and A-GPS. It is fuelled by a beefy 3,900mAh battery, which as per the vendor offers 48 hours of mixed-usage.

Motorola has also listed the Turbo Charger accessory for the new smartphone, priced at $34.99, which the company claims can charge the phone to offer eight hours of battery life in just about 15 minutes.