Droid ballistic or regular Turbo

warren83

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Hello
Looking to get the Droid Turbo but don't if I should go with the Ballistic model. I thought I heard somewhere that the antenna was not as good in that version because the the material used in the backing? Anyone else hear this or have recommendations on which one I should purchase? I am looking to use the Edge program from Verizon to complete the transaction.
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I haven't heard there was an antenna issue with the ballistic model. We've got quite a few Turbo members so hang in there until we can get some more of them to weigh in. Good luck with whichever model you go with....It's a great device!
 

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No issues that I'm aware of, mine is superb with reception. I have the 64GB in Ballistic Nylon.
 

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Ditto on what FoxKat said also hold both because some say the smooth back feels too smooth and when I got mine the 64GB it only came in the Ballistic.
 

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My wife got the Ballistic Nylon yesterday, 32GB. Well, she ordered it as they were out of them at Verizon. She really liked it. I really like the Ballistic and is what I'd go with if I were getting one.

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Although I keep my 64G ballistic nylon in the Verizon shell holster case, I do like the look and feel of the ballistic nylon. Out of the holster it has a good grip. Also, no problems with reception that I know of.
 

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Ballistic nylon here. Love it - the grip is underrated. Haven't really had any issues with reception - some complained about wifi signal strength (4G apparently was never an issue) but it was a pretty marginal difference.

Gotta go with the 64gigs of storage.
 

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No issues at all that I've noticed with my ballistic nylon Turbo. Loving it.

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64gig ballistic nylon since opening day. No problems at all
 

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I have the Ballistic Blue BB Edition 32GB and have had No Issues.
 

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I have the 64GB Balistic Nylon since launch day with no issues. Still love the phone!
 

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I'm going to go out on a limb here, but this may be the best phone Motorola has made yet, perhaps only second to the Moto X 2nd Generation. Of we look at specs, it would be number one, but based on performance it's a tough call.

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I have the Ballistic and my reception sucks. In the city were i always got full 4g with my Droid Maxx and Maxx HD i only get 3 bars only 1 bar 4g at home where my maxx hd would get 3bars 4g. I like the ballistic
 

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I have the Ballistic and my reception sucks. In the city were i always got full 4g with my Droid Maxx and Maxx HD i only get 3 bars only 1 bar 4g at home where my maxx hd would get 3bars 4g. I like the ballistic
The question is not how many bars it shows, a relative indicator... It's how much better or worse the actual phone communications and data transfer are with it versus the maxx. A more accurate way of comparing would be to look at the dBm in the phones side by side.

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