Motorola Droid Z Photo

Next-gen Motorola Droid looks pretty fantastic in this leaked image

By on May 27, 2016 at 8:57 AM.

Next-gen Motorola Droid looks pretty fantastic in this leaked image

Verizon’s first Motorola Droid smartphone helped set in motion a series of events that would ultimately see Android become the most popular mobile platform on the planet. Now, nearly seven years later, Droid branded smartphones are barely a blip on the radar. The market has been flooded with hundreds and hundreds of different Android models, and they’re led by Samsung’s Galaxy lineup and the double-digit billions the company spends on marketing and advertising. In fact, you might have even forgotten that Droid phones exist at this point, unless you’ve been to a Verizon Wireless store lately.

All that could change soon enough, however, because a new leak suggests that Verizon and Motorola’s upcoming Droid refresh may be one of the hottest new Android phones of the year. More →

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Moto G4 Plus Specs Price Release Date

Motorola just launched a dirt cheap phone that takes better photos than the iPhone 6s

By on May 17, 2016 at 7:45 AM.

Motorola just launched a dirt cheap phone that takes better photos than the iPhone 6s

Lenovo-owned Motorola announced a pair of affordable new Android handsets on Tuesday morning. Motorola’s famous Moto G line is getting two new members this year, including the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. The phones are virtually identical, but the Plus version does sport a better camera, a fingerprint sensor, more RAM and more storage. More →

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Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Ultimate Drop Test Video

‘Shatterproof’ Motorola display put to the ultimate test, survives 900-foot drop

By on December 18, 2015 at 2:50 PM.

‘Shatterproof’ Motorola display put to the ultimate test, survives 900-foot drop

There are drop tests and then there are drop tests. The team at UnlockRiver.com this year decided to take Motorola’s claim that its Droid Turbo 2 is the first smartphone ever to have a “shatterproof” display and put it to the ultimate test by dropping it from more than 900 feet in the air. Essentially, the team attached the device to an aerial drone, had it fly way up in the air and then let it drop. The results may even be surprising to Motorola’s own engineers. More →

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Droid Turbo 2 ShatterShield Display

How Motorola made an unbreakable smartphone display

By on October 28, 2015 at 9:40 AM.

How Motorola made an unbreakable smartphone display

Motorola this week announced two new Android handsets, the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2. Both devices are supposed to offer superior battery life and great specs, although it’s the Droid Turbo 2 that stands out when it comes to hardware. More importantly, the Droid Turbo 2 has a feature not available on any device from the competition: A shatterproof screen that’s supposedly unbreakable. More →

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Motorola Innovations Shatterproof Display Moto Maker

Motorola is still Thinking Different and we should all be grateful

By on October 28, 2015 at 7:35 AM.

Motorola is still Thinking Different and we should all be grateful

It’s very hard being an Android smartphone OEM right now but I’m really glad to see Motorola is still around and kicking. Even more important, I’m happy to see that Motorola hasn’t lost its enthusiasm for creating truly useful new innovations that push smartphones forward. More →

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Droid Maxx 2 Hands-on Preview

Motorola’s Droid Maxx 2 hands-on: A budget phone with a flagship battery

Motorola’s Droid Maxx 2 hands-on: A budget phone with a flagship battery

By on October 27, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

At an event in New York City today, Motorola and Verizon debuted two new devices: the flagship Droid Turbo 2 and the budget-minded Droid Maxx 2. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our hands-on preview of the Turbo 2, but although Motorola’s flagship is sure to steal the spotlight, the Maxx 2 is a solid midrange device in a market full of subpar offerings. More →

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Droid Turbo 2 Hands-on Preview

Motorola’s Droid Turbo 2: Hands-on with the world’s first shatterproof smartphone

Motorola’s Droid Turbo 2: Hands-on with the world’s first shatterproof smartphone

By on October 27, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

Around this time of year, when users are swamped with countless new smartphones to choose from, vendors have to find some way to distinguish themselves. This can be especially difficult for an Android device released at the end of October, but Verizon and Motorola found a way to pique my interest with the unveiling of the Droid Turbo 2 on Tuesday. More →

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Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Shatterproof Display

Apple needs to consider stealing the Droid Turbo 2’s best feature

By on October 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM.

Apple needs to consider stealing the Droid Turbo 2’s best feature

You know what’s the worst? Dropping your smartphone and having its display shatter. I’ve seen this happen to countless friends’ devices over the years and it doesn’t seem to matter how strong Corning makes its Gorilla Glass. The iPhone in particular seems to suffer from easily cracked displays, although I’ve seen plenty of cracked Android phones out in the wild as well. That’s why I really hope that Apple and every other smartphone vendor out there at least considers stealing the Droid Turbo 2’s best new feature: Its shatterproof display. More →

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Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Maxx 2

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and Maxx 2: Specs and features

By on October 27, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

Motorola Droid Turbo 2 and Maxx 2: Specs and features

Motorola on Tuesday announced two new phones: The Droid Turbo 2 and the Droid Maxx 2. As the Droid branding suggests, the two phones are heading exclusively to Verizon, which will start selling them in stores and online on Thursday.

The devices pack some impressive features, including a shatterproof screen and massive batteries — check out the full specs for each handset below. More →

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Motorola Droid Event Live Stream

Watch as Motorola and Verizon unveil the newest Droid smartphones at 11 a.m. ET

Watch as Motorola and Verizon unveil the newest Droid smartphones at 11 a.m. ET

By on October 27, 2015 at 10:40 AM.

We’re in the midst of one of the most crowded holiday seasons for smartphones in recent memory, but we’re still not out of the woods yet. Today at 11 a.m. ET, Motorola and Verizon will be hosting a live event in New York City to unveil its latest slate of Droid smartphones, which many expect to be the Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2. More →

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Motorola Verizon Droid Event October 27th

Motorola, Verizon set to unveil new Droid phones at the end of the month

By on October 14, 2015 at 7:10 PM.

Motorola, Verizon set to unveil new Droid phones at the end of the month

We’re might just drown in Android devices before the year’s over. On Wednesday, Motorola and Verizon sent out press invites to an event in which the two will unveil the latest line of Droid smartphones. According to the invite: “Everything you expect from a phone will change.” More →

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