The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 is a Verizon exclusive smartphone that is built with flagship specs and features. One of its major rivals is Motorola’s very own Moto X Pure Edition (2015) that has received rave reviews from the critics and users.
The Moto X Pure Edition (2015) (aka Moto X Style) was released in the U.S. in September this year. Here is a comparison on the specifications, features and price between both the handsets:
Design and Display
The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 that that weighs 170.1 gm and measures 149.5 x 78 x 9.2mm is dubbed as a stronger and durable version of the Moto X Style. The dimension of the Moto X Style is 153.9 x 76.2 x 11.1 mm and weighs 179 grams. The appearance of both the handsets can be personalized by using the Moto Maker tool. The chassis of both handsets can repel water splashes.
The Droid Turbo 2 is fitted with a P-OLED display of 5.4 inches whereas the IPS LCD screen of the Moto X Pure Edition (2015) is of 5.7 inches. Both display carry support for Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. One notable feature of the Droid Turbo 2 is that it features a shatterproof display whereas the display of the Moto X Style is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Chipset, RAM and Storage
The Moto X Pure Edition (2015) features the Snapdragon 808 chipset along with 3 GB of RAM. It comes in storage options like 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB and its external storage supports up to 128 GB of microSD card.
The Motorola Droid Turbo scores higher in this segment as it features the high-end Snapdragon 810 chipset accompanied by 3 GB of RAM. Its externals storage support allows users to add up to 200 GB of microSD card. It comes in two storage versions of 32 GB and 64 GB.
Camera and Software
Both the Motorola handsets feature the same 21-megapixel rear camera and a selfie camera of 5-megapixel that is equipped with a front-facing flash. Both the devices are shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop onboard.
Battery and Price
The Motorola Droid Turbo 2 is packed with a humungous battery of 3,760 mAh capacity that caries support for wireless charging. However, the Moto X Pure Edition (2015) is equipped with a 3,000 mAh battery that does not support wireless charging.
Through Verizon, the Droid Turbo 2 will be available for $624 for the 32 GB base model and $720 for the 64 GB model. The Moto X Pure Edition (2015) with 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB are priced at $399, $449 and $499, respectively.