MOTOROLA DROID TURBO: A box full of surprises

MOTOROLA DROID TURBO: A box full of surprises


Motorola is back with a bang, after Moto E and Moto G, it is now set to raise eyebrows with its powerful “DROID TURBO”. Motorola now enters the league of not so cheap phones and will be heavy on your pocket if you want it to be a part of your gadget family. With this launch , the numbers have increased, be it for the camera, the battery or the screen , MOTOROLA DROID TURBO there is now yet another competition for the South Korean giant Samsung.

Though a long wait, but now you can have all your desired specs “the big ones” if you are a MOTO fan. A massive 3900 mAh battery , a 5.2 inch 2K screen are some cards on the deck. To turn all the cards down, we need to play the game. A huge leap from “ the best at the lowest” Motorola expects the same success in the high price league. Lets, gear up to find out what’s there in the box!

Display: My favorite feature to start with, the display is just impressive. With a 2K display on a 5.2 inch screen you cannot ask for more. Well suited for the eye , the LCD capacities screen supports 16M colours. Protected by the Gorilla Glass 3, forget the scratches and don’t be hesitant to use the phone in the bathroom – its splash proof.

Design: Not into many colour variants , Motorola sticks to its stereotype of just two hues. Black is the color they still cling on to , red is new(white was too old-fashioned). A slight curve on the edges and the stylish logo on the Kevlar-reinforced back panel. The glass-fibre body makes it tough cookie.

Camera: The 21MP snapper tops the list . It is definitely going to be a must buy for people dying to a have a MOTO with bigger number for the pixels. Pixel is not all, it comes with a dual LED FLASH for you to now takes pin-sharp pictures. Geo-tagging, autofocus, touch-focus, panorama are the icings on the top. There is not much talking about the front camera, so people keep your fingers crossed for good selfies.

Battery: This is one thing you are never going to complain about. A massive 3900 mAh Li-Po battery is never going to disappoint you. Click pictures, browse online , your battery is not going to be low. You also have an option for wireless charging. Yes , it is persuasive.

OS: Kitkat is ruling the market and it just teams up really well with the 2.65 GHz Quad Core processor from the Qualcomm family of chipsets. A 3 GB RAM makes your device all the more fast. A 32GB storage is quite good enough, though nothing has been mentioned about the external storage.


Here are some highlights:

  • DISPLAY Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 1440 x 2560 pixels, 5.2 inches (~565 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Protection: Scratch-resistant glass
  • MEMORY Card Slot: No
  • Internal: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • NFC: Yes
  • CAMERA: Primary 21 MP, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • FEATURES OS: Android OS, v5.0 (L)
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
  • CPU: Quad-core 2.65 GHz Krait 450
  • Colors: Metallic Red, Metallic Black
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3900 mAh battery

Conclusion: The phone is a fantastic with the integration of some real good features. It is a powerhouse with the highlighted camera and battery, but somewhere Motorola has failed in small details which if present would have been more appealing to a larger customer base. The price can be a huge deciding factor of its fate. The range of the affordability window will be proportional to the customer base it will enjoy. A much talked about release, it is set to roll the market in quite some time. So if you have plans of buying a really cool phone, a wait for a few days can be worthwhile.

About Vinita

Vinita Pariyani is an expert author for the iNewTechnology who has been writing about Smartphone, newest of the tech gadgets, apps and every update that pops up. She is a tech-savvy person who stays on top of cutting-edge technology/ gadgets.