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Motorola PHOTON 4G

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Description

The Motorola PHOTON 4G for Sprint is not just a regular Android – it packs a dual-core Tegra 2 chip, along with WiMAX, CDMA and GSM connectivity. Specs-wise, it's somehow similar to the ATRIX 4G on AT&T, but has a different styling. It will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and will have 4.3" qHD touchscreen, 8MP camera, 1GB RAM and a kickstand.

This device is also known as Motorola MB855, Motorola ELECTRIFY

Cons

  • Thick body (0.48 inches)

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Display

Size: 4.3 inches
Resolution: 960 x 540 pixels, 256 PPI
Screen-to-body: 60.08 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: NVIDIA Tegra 2
Processor: Dual-core, 1000 MHz
RAM: 1GB
Internal storage: 16GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (2.3)

Battery

Capacity: 1700 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
Features: Video calling
Front: 0.3 MP VGA
Dimensions: 5.00 x 2.63 x 0.48 inches (126.9 x 66.9 x 12.2 mm)
Weight: 5.57 oz (158.0 g)
Features: Notification light
Keys: Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Cellular

UMTS: Bands 5(850), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSPA, UMTS, WiMAX

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Screen mirroring: DLNA
Radio: FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1, EDR
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
HDMI: Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.3
Location: GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: Computer sync, OTA sync
Hearing aid compatible: M4, T4

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jul 07, 2011
FCC ID value: IHDP56MD1
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.93 W/kg
Body: 0.91 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 550

Availability

Officially announced: Jun 09, 2011
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Carrier Availability

Discontinued

U.S. Cellular
Sprint

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