Kevlar-Clad Motorola Droid Turbo
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Snapshots of the rumoured, Moto Maxx aka Droid Turbo has surfaced online ahead of the launch this week.

A Sao Paulo resident going by the name, Guilherme Henrique via Google+ account, has leaked the purported pictures of the Moto Max. Once the word got out in the media, it was taken down immediately. but by then, many tech blogs had taken screenshots of the page.

In one of the images (courtesy, Android Police), smartphone's plastic display cover reveals device's key details such as 3,900mAh battery, turbo-charging feature, 21mp main camera, Quad-HD (2,560x1,440p) display, 64GB memory and 2.7GHz Snapdragon quad-core CPU.

The above listed features are all present in the recently unveiled Motorola phone, hinting that this mystery device is indeed international version of Droid Turbo.

To further give impetus to the rumours, Motorola has even sent out press invites to select media houses for a launch event scheduled on 5 November (Wednesday) at 10am.

In the invitation (courtesy, Tecnoblog), it has shown a half-image of smartphone, which uncannily looks similar to - Black Ballistic Nylon (aka Kevlar) - Droid Turbo model, which was launched just days ago (28 October, to be precise) in USA.

[Note: Motorola's Droid series smartphones always been exclusively sold in the USA through Verizon Wireless since its inception in 2009.]

The upcoming Motorola device will sell under the moniker - 'Moto Maxx'. It simply has to do with 'Droid' being an exclusive trademark of Lucasfilm licensed to Verizon Wireless.

As of now, there is no word on whether Moto Maxx will be released in India other emerging markets. But it won't be a surprise if it debuts in India, as Motorola has already emerged as one of the top smartphone seller in the subcontinent.

For the uninitiated, Droid Turbo boasts of 5.2-inch Quad-HD (2,560x1,440p) display, and ships with Android 4.4.4 KitKat powered by the 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 series quad-core processor with Motorola Mobile Computing System having – one natural language processor and contextual computing processor. It is backed by 3GB RAM, 32GB/64GB inbuilt memory.

Other stipulated features include 21mp camera with Dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording, 2mp snapper on the front and a high-capacity 3,900mAh battery, which can run the phone for close to staggering 48 hours under mixed usage with just three hours of charging.

That's not all; Droid Turbo boasts of ballistic nylon (metalised glass fibre) that offers a distinctive design while providing ultimate durability. And also, underneath this coating, DROID Turbo features Kevlar, a material that is known to be five times stronger than steel.

Key Specifications of Motorola Droid Turbo:

Model Motorola Droid Turbo
Display 5.2-inch QHD (2560x1440p) AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 3 shieldPixel density: 565 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android v4.4.4 KitKat
Processor 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 series quad-core processor with Motorola Mobile Computing System having –one natural language processor and contextual computing processor
GPU 64-bit memory access Adreno 420 @ 600 MHz
RAM 3GB (LPDDR3 with 64-bit access)
Storage capacity 32GB & 64GB (only Ballistic Nylon model)
Camera Main: 21.0-megapixel camera with Dual-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus, 4X digital zoom, burst mode, auto HDR, 4K video recording,Front: 2.0-megapixel camera with full HD video recording
Battery 3900 mAh;Under mixed usage: up to 48 hoursalso comes with Motorola Turbo Charger (included): Up to 8 hours of mixed usage battery in 15 minutes of charging]
Network 4G-LTE (Cat 4.)
Add-ons Nano-SIM card slot, water-resistant, Bluetooth v4.0 LE, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac dual-band), A-GPS, NFC, mobile payment service (SoftcardGoogle wallet) similar to Apple Pay feature, micro USB,
Dimensions Height: 143.5 mmWidth: 73.3 mmCurve: 7.8-10.6 mm
Weight 169 g (normal models);176 grams (Black Ballistic Nylon model)
Colours Black Ballistic Nylon, Metallic Black& Metallic Red
Price 32GB: $199 (around €157/₹12,200) with two-year contract64GB:$249 (around €195/₹15,300) with two-year contract

[Image courtesy: Official Motorola Blog]