Motorola DROID Turbo Review

64 GB     See other variants reviews Score: 8.7/10
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Motorola DROID Turbo is a wonderful cellphone released in October 2014, counting with a pretty large 5.2-inches capacitive screen, a great 2.7 gigahertz Quad-Core processor, and 2 cameras, a 20.7 megapixels back-facing camera and a 2 mega-pixels front-facing camera.

This cellphone comes with a high performance 2700 megahertz Quad-Core CPU, packed into the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chip and a huge 3 GB of RAM. Graphic intensive apps generally uses lots of processor cycles, so this phone counts with an additional Adreno 420 GPU speeding at 500 megahertz to take care of them, leaving the CPU free for other tasks. An excellent feature of the Motorola DROID Turbo is its huge 64 GB internal storage memory and although it doesn't have a slot for SD memory cards, it it is more than enough to install lots of applications, games, pictures and videos without having to worry about filling it.

Motorola didn't seem to put much effort to reduce weight in this 6.21 oz phone. Whereas this device is just 5.65" long and 2.89 inches wide, it still manages to contain a 5.2" display. This cellphone's thickness , 0.44 inches, is a little far from nowadays standards, but it still feels comfortable in the user's hand. Motorola sells this device in 2 colors, black and blue.

The Motorola DROID Turbo includes an absolutely amazing 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) 5.2-inches screen, which makes it impossible to even distinguish the pixels that compose the screen. This screen uses AMOLED capacitive technology, and can detect multiple fingers at the same time.

This cellphone features two cameras, a 20.7 MP back facing camera and a 2 megapixels front camera. This cellphone can also film videos in 4K 3840x2160 at 24 fps, and Full HD 1920x1080 slow-motion videos up to 30 frames per second (1 times slower ). In addition, the camera includes many cool features like auto-focus, flash, face detection shooting, fast burst mode, HDR mode, smile detection shooting and geo tagging.

This device comes with a 3900 mAh amazing replaceable battery that can keep it running for many hours and even reach the end of the day without charging it at all.

The Motorola DROID Turbo provides WiFi capability (and it can share it with other devices around, acting as a wireless router or modem), LTE (4G) high speed connection type or the fastest 3G connectivity, supported by HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A and EDGE technologies. The Motorola DROID Turbo uses a Nano SIM card for GSM services and it can work with both CDMA and GSM.

The Motorola DROID Turbo also comes with many interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS (Global Positioning System), Infrared Transmitter and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

Motorola offers this phone for just $ 389, which is incredibly cheap for such a great cellphone. It doesn't matter whether you need this device for work, will use it majorly for internet broswing and social networks, want a phone to play games or want this phone to take many pictures, this phone is definitely the right one .

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.4
Variant:64 GB
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Also Known As:Motorola Moto Maxx
Dimensions:5.65 x 2.89 x 0.44 inchesMetric14.35 x 7.34 x 1.12 cmImperial
Weight:6.21 ouncesMetric176.05 gImperial
Colors:Black and Blue
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2014-10-28
Price:$ 389.00


Screen Type:AMOLED (16M colors)
Size:5.2 inchesMetric13.2 cmImperial
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:565 pixels per inchMetric222.44 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Processor:Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2700 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 420 (500 MHz)
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Capacity:3900 mAh


Back camera:20.7 megapixels
Front camera:2 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (24 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Face Detection Shooting, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode and Smile Detection Shooting


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 13), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor