Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE

Announced:
Jul 26, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 19, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

256 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

61.02 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

4.98 x 2.60 x 0.54 inches (126.4 x 66 x 13.7 mm)

Weight:

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Resistance:

Splash

Features:

Full keyboard

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Hardware & Performance

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

1 GB

ROM:

8192 MB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

OS:

Android (4.1, 4.0.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

A-GPS, S-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 2

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Battery

Capacity:

1785 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time:

7.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

9.2 days (220 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 03, 2012

FCC ID value:

IHDT56NL2 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg

Body:

0.77 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.59 W/kg

This device is also known as Motorola XT897, Motorola PHOTON Q

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available
  • Ting Since Aug 17, 2012
Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.54 inches)
  • Too little RAM

Description

Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE is a side-sliding global roaming Android smartphone with QWERTY keyboard and LTE support. Other features include a 4.3" display, 8MP camera, NFC and microSD memory slot.

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