The Droid Turbo was one of the more interesting devices announced recently, and it's breaking free of the shackles of Verizon and heading south of the border under a new name: the Moto Maxx. The phone is available today in Brazil from Motorola.com and is coming to Mexico in mid-November; other countries in Latin America will see the high-powered long-lasting smartphone "soon."
All told, the Moto Maxx is the same phone as the Droid Turbo, minus the Droid and Verizon branding. That means it has the same absurd 5.2-inch Quad HD display, 21-megapixel camera shooting 4K video, 64GB of onboard storage, and a casing made of "premium ballistic nylon" over kevlar fiber. There's a lot more to it in our hands-on with the Droid Turbo.
It's also sporting a near-stock Android experience, quite similar to what you would get from a "pure edition" Moto X (2014). That includes Motorola's unique active voice commands, notification lock screen, and more.
While it's nice to see the Droid Turbo getting a release outside of Verizon, and equally encouraging to see such a high-end Android handset destined for Latin America, we're a little disappointed there's no word on it coming to other locales, though there's certainly some exclusivity agreements at play. Let us know if you want a Moto Maxx for yourself, or if a Verizon version is sufficient for you.