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.