Motorola Droid Turbo Review

32 GB     See other variants reviews Score: 76.4 / 100

Motorola Droid Turbo is a high quality phone launched in October 2014, packing a very fast 2700 MHz Quad-Core processing unit, a pretty big 5.2" multi touch capacitive screen, and 2 cameras, a 20.7 megapixels back side camera and a 2 megapixels front side camera.

This cellphone ships with a very powerful 2700 MHz Quad-Core processor, packed into the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chip with a big 3 GB RAM memory. Graphic intensive apps and games usually uses a lot of processor time, so this phone also has a 500 megahertz Adreno 420 GPU to unload the processor. A good point of this phone is its large 32 GB internal memory and whereas it doesn't have an SD memory slot, it it is more than enough to install tons of apps, games, pictures and videos without having to worry about running out of space at all.

Motorola offers the Motorola Droid Turbo in two colors, black and blue. This phone doesn't feel very lightweight comparing to other cellphones , weighting 6.21 ounces. This cellphone is thin and practical, whereas it's not as slim as many other phones on sale, with a thickness of 0.44 inches. This phone is a very compact cellphone, given that it packs a 5.2 inches display and it's just 5.65 inches long and 2.89" wide.

This phone is equipped with two cameras, a 20.7 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 2 MP front side camera. It can also film 4K 3840x2160 videos at 24 fps, and slow motion videos in (Full HD) (1920x1080) at 30 frames per second (1 times slower ). In addition, the camera has multiple great features: flash, fast burst mode, auto-focus, smile detection shooting, face detection shooting, geo tagging and HDR mode.

The Motorola Droid Turbo includes a gorgeous 5.2 inches display with a 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) resolution, which makes it impossible to even distinguish the pixels in the display. Its display uses AMOLED capacitive technology, and allows multi-touch gestures.

This cellphone provides Wi-Fi connectivity (and it can be shared with other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), LTE 4G high performance internet connection and fast 3G data connection, using HSPA, UMTS, EV-DO A and EDGE technologies. This cellphone works with a Nano SIM card to connect to GSM networks and it can work with both CDMA and GSM networks.

This cellphone packs a 3900 mAh large replaceable battery providing this cellphone a marvelous battery life.

The Motorola Droid Turbo also comes with a lot of useful features such as NFC, Infrared Transmitter, Bluetooth (4.0) and GPS Localization, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This phone is being sold for about $ 179, quite the same as other same level devices. No matter if you are looking for a phone mostly for internet broswing and social networks, are looking for a cellphone for work, want it for playing games or are an amateur photographer, you will probably be very happy with it.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.4
Variant:32 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:$ 179.00


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:32 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
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 13), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2600 (band 7)
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
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