The latest Droid, sports a shatterproof screen and a tremendous battery life.
Motorola's design language is nothing if not consistent. You can identify one of the company's phones from a mile away; the rounded body, the curved back, the landing strip with the iconic Motorola M on the rear. Up top, the earpiece is flanked by a large flash and front-facing 5-megapixel camera. The whole thing is covered with a layer of Motorola's new proprietary ShatterShield glass, the many charms of which we'll happily explore down below. But for all of its charms, the covering is extremely glossy and adds a level of plastic artifice that somewhat cheapens the feel of an otherwise premium-built phone.
Along the edges a curved, metal frame that lends the phone a solid line, broken up on the corners by exposed antenna bands. On the right side is a volume rocker and a power button with a ribbed surface to better distinguish the two while blindly fumbling for the buttons. The top houses the power jack and sim/SD slot and the bottom, naturally, is where the microUSB port lives. Like the midtier Moto X, the Droid Turbo features a 1440 x 2560 display, albeit jammed into a 5.4-inch display. It's a sharp screen, at 540 PPI that does quite well with high-def video.
The Droid Turbo 2's battery life is, simply put, terrific. A 3,760-mAh battery is insanely large for a phone of this size. And that's a great thing. Motorola promises 48 hours of battery life. The Turbo features the same sort of super-fast charging seen on the Moto X. The rest of the specs are solid, as well. The processor is a 2.0 GHz octacore Snapdragon 810, a step up from the hexacore 808 found on the Moto X. There's a decent 3 GB of RAM and hearty 32- or 64-GB of storage on-board.
A shatterproof screen, a ridiculously large battery life, a good camera, customizable designs, and all-around solid specs. 2015 has already been a fruitful year for Motorola, and the Droid Turbo 2 ups the ante in a lot of important ways. Hopefully its focus on battery and rugged design will be enough to signal something of a sea change in the smartphone space. The phone is priced at ₹41,999.