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The sleek and speedy Droid Ultra (pictures)

Motorola's new Droid Ultra packs all of the advanced Android features that the Moto X does. It's also extremely thin and boasts a big screen colorful screen.

Brian Bennett
Brian Bennett is a former senior writer for the home and outdoor section at CNET.
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A screen that screams with color

The Motorola Droid Ultra packs a massive 5-inch LCD OLED screen with a 720p HD resolution. It also produces vivid colors and has high contrast.
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Not the latest Jelly Bean

The Motorola Droid Ultra comes running Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 not the latest version, Android 4.3.
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Access some funky features

Tucked in the Ultra's settings menu, you'll find interesting options such as connecting to devices using Wi-Fi wireless display technology.
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Big screen, better typing

The huge screen of the Ultra provides lots of room for typing fingers.
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Droid on a diet

Perhaps the most distinctive design element of the Droid Ultra is its super trim chassis.
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Connect via USB

On the bottom lip of the Ultra sits a micro USB port for charging and syncing data.
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Plug in up top

The top edge of the Droid Ultra features on lone 3.5mm headphone jack.
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Prints and sound a plenty

Sadly the Droid Ultra lacks the soft touch Kevlar coating of previous Droids. Instead the phone's back is glossy, prone to fingerprints, and slippery. It does have a large speaker which belts out lots of volume.
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The digital camera simplified

Just like the Moto X, the Droid Ultra uses a revamped camera app that's been streamlined for speed.
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Large and in charge

The Ultra's mighty 5-inch OLED display makes for fun movie trailer viewing.

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