Motorola Photon 4G

Motorola Photon 4G specs

General

Brand

Motorola

Device Type

Smartphone

Manufacturer

Motorola

Announced

June 9, 2011

Release Date

August

Release Year

2011

Height

126.9 mm 5 in

Width

66.9 mm 2.63 in

Thickness

12.2 mm 0.48 in

Weight

158 g 5.57 oz

2G Network

CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network

CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100

SIM

mini-SIM

Display

Type

TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size

4.3

Resolution

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel Density

256

Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera

Primary

8 MP

Flash

Yes, dual-LED

Features

Geo-tagging Face detection Image stabilization Autofocus CMOS sensor Digital zoom

Video Resolution

720p@30fps

Recording Format

MPEG4

Video Features

Video calling

Frontal Camera

Yes, 0.3MP VGA

Software

Android Version

Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Features

SNS integration HDMI port Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic MP3/WAV/WMA/AAC+ player MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 player Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk Built-in kickstand Quickoffice document viewer Photo viewer/editor Organizer Voice memo/dial/commands Predictive text input (Swype)

Hardware

Chipset

Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H

CPU

Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9

CPU Clock

1 Ghz

Width of Machine Word

32bit

GPU

ULP GeForce

Internal Storage

16GB

RAM Type

LPDDR2 SDRAM

RAM Capacity

1 GB

Card Slot

microSD, microSDHC up to 32 GB

Sensors

Accelerometer Proximity Compass Light sensor

Positioning

GPS, A-GPS

Connectivity

WiFi

802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

WiFi Direct

No

Mobile Hotspot

Yes

USB

USB 2.0

USB Port

microUSB

USB Features

Mass storage device USB charging

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR

Headphone Jack

3.5mm

Charging Port

microUSB

NFC

No

Battery

Capacity

1700 mAh

Technology

Lithium-Ion

Talk Time

Up to 10 h 40 min (2G) Up to 9 h 10 min (3G)

Stand-by Time

Up to 288 h (2G) Up to 312 h (3G)

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Description

Motorola Photon 4G was officially introduced to the public in June 2011. It was made available for purchase in August 2011 and on select markets it went on sale as Motorola ELECTRIFY.

Motorola Photon 4G measures 126.9 x 66.9 x 12.2 mm, weighs in at 158 grams, and has a built-in kickstand. The smartphone arrives with an 8 MP primary camera with dual-LED flash and 720p@30fps video recording support and a VGA user-facing camera.

The smartphone also integrates a 4.3-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and a pixel density of 256 ppi, protected against scratches by a Gorilla Glass layer. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box and it’s upgradable to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Motorola Photon 4G is powered by an Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H SoC based on two Cortex A9 cores clocked at 1 GHz and an ULP GeForce GPU. It has 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, and microSD support up to 32 GB.

Connectivity-wise, the handset arrives with HSPA, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, FM radio, and microUSB 2.0. It’s kept alive by a 1,700 mAh battery which promises up to 9 hours of 3G talk time.


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