Five years after Verizon launched the original Droid, the carrier brings to market what could possibly be the most beastly smartphone ever.
Verizon and Motorola today launched the Droid Turbo, which features a loaded spec sheet and some intriguing battery technology.
According to a press release, the new 5.2-inch Turbo features a 48-hour 3900 mAh battery. The phone comes with something called the Motorola Turbo Charge, essentially a charger that the company says can reload the batter with 8 hours worth of juice in just 15 minutes.
The Droid Turbo also features a Qualcomm 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, a 5.2-inch Quad HD screen, and a 21-megapixel camera.
Consumers can choose from casing materials, including ballistic nylon or metalized glass fiber. Beneath its outer covering is a layer of Kevlar.
The Droid Turbo will be available starting on October 30. The 32GB DROID Turbo in Metallic Black, Metallic Red or Ballistic Nylon will be available for $199 with a two-year Verizon contract and the 64GB version will be available in Ballistic Nylon will be $249 with a two-year Verizon contract.