The Droid DNA is a step brother to the HTC One, the newest, fastest smartphone release from HTC. Verizon has not announced if or when it will carry the HTC One. There are signs that there may be another Droid from HTC with HTC One power in the future, if you look at some clues. In the meantime the price of the Droid DNA has been reduced greatly.
There are also unconfirmed conjecturatti rumors that since the Droid DNA is like the HTC One X which will be getting the HTC Sense 5 update that the Droid DNA will receive and update to HTC Sense 5.