Apple iPhone 6S Plus vs. Motorola DROID Turbo 2

Back in 2015, the DROID Turbo 2 crown-jewel device was made public by both Motorola and Verizon. The latter packs a mean feature, the everlasting display. Eventhough there are many other rivals out there for the DROID Turbo 2, in this comparison, we’ll be comparing it with and Apple’s iPhone 6S Plus device. Let’s scout out the specs for both of these flagship devices.


Motorola’s DROID Turbo 2 is equipped with a 5.4-inch 1440×2560 Quad HD P-OLED display and 540 ppi. Due to the ShatterShield display, the device is indestructible. With this phone, users also receive a 4 year shatterproof warranty.

As for the Apple iPhone 6S Plus device, this also has a 5.5-inch 1080×1920 Full HD IPS Retina display and 401 ppi. The neat feature that comes with the iPhone 6s Plus is the 3D Touch option.

Chipset, OS, battery and storage options

DROID Turbo 2 contains a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core SoC under the hood. It is a 64-bit SoC and 4 ARM Cortex-A57 cores running at 2GHz and 4 ARM Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.5GHz.

The iPhone 6S Plus is packed with Apple’s personal A9 dual-core SoC. The two Twister cores are running at 1.85GHz and a PowerVR GT7600 6-cluster GPU is used for the graphics.

As far as OS, Motorola DROID Turbo 2 runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, however it will be upgraded to the Android 6.0 M whereas the iPhone 6s Plus runs on iOS 9.2.

The iPhone 6S Plus has a 2750mAh capacity battery inside whereas the DROID Turbo 2 has a 3760mAhbattery unit. The bonus is that Motorola does offer the “TurboPower fast-charging” option as dubbed by the latter.

The DROID Turbo 2 comes in distinct storage versions, one that is 32GB and the other 64GB. But the best part is that Motorola has implemented a microSD card slot this time around, so the memory can be extended up to 2TB. The DROID Turbo 2 comes with 3GB of RAM as well.

Apple’s iPhone 6S Plus comes with the following storage options: 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB minus the memory card slot. RAM wise, Apple offers 2 GB of RAM.

Motorola DROID Turbo 2 rocks a 21 MP back end rear shooter while the front facing camera is a 5 MP one.

The iPhone 6S Plus has also updated the back end shooter to a 12 MP. The front FaceTime shooter is a 5MP one and it is paired with Retina Flash.

Price wise, if you are interested in the DROID Turbo 2, this can be acquired from Verizon Wireless and it implies a 2-year contract. So, it will end up costing you just $149.99. If you do not want the contract, the 32 GB version retails for $624 while the 64 GB comes priced at $720.

The base model for Apple’s iPhone 6S Plus is priced at $299 while the 64GB model costs $399.