News by Luke Jones on Wednesday October 15, 2014.
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Another day brings another DROID Turbo leak as Motorola's Verizon exclusive smartphone draws ever nearer to release. This time we have been treated to the best image of the smartphone yet, revealing the front and rear of the handset. The leak comes from an anonymous source but seems to be official and tallies with previous looks of the DROID Turbo from last week.The image shows the red variant of the DROID Turbo, but the handset will also be available in black and will get the usual DROID treatment. There are definite Motorola design traits here, but the company had done well to differentiate the DROID and make it look like previous devices from Verizon's exclusive range. It has been given the ruggedized DROID treatment including a metallized glass fiber shell that is scratch and splash resistant, but is not waterproof. This is explained as the device can withstand "everyday spills and 20 minutes in a downpour". Around the back there is a smooth finish Kevlar rear plate, which the front panel is has a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen. The specs of the device are almost common knowledge by now, with the handset likely getting a mix of hardware from the Moto X and the Motorola built Nexus 6. That includes a Quad HD (2560×1440) resolution panel (565 pixels per inch). In terms of cameras, the rear snapper will be a 21-megapixel lens with 4K video recording capabilities and Dual LED flash that we. Also along for the ride is Qi-wireless charging and NFC support, and the inclusion of Moto features such as Moto Display, Moto Voice, etc. It is widely expected that the DROID Turbo will pack 3,900 mAh battery, and it will come with Motorola's turbo charger. The device will be a powerhouse too thanks to a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, and 3GB of RAM. Also, there are Motorola camera features like Quick Capture and video highlights that we have previously seen on Motorola's new Moto X flagship. It will also have VoLTE capabilities within 30-90 days of launch. On top of all that the handset will run Android 4.4.4 and will of course be eligible for a bump to Android L, although with Verizon's track record that could take some time. source: Android Guys
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