Motorola Photon 4G

Last updated: Jun 9th, 2011.

Sprint and Motorola have teamed up to bring us the Motorola Photon 4G, the carrier's first international handset with Android. It's a 4.3 inch powerhouse with its dual-core Tegra 2 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and more.

The phone carries much in common with AT&T's Motorola Atrix 4G, and even gets the same Webtop connectivity that sees the Photon 4G transform into a powerful computing device when connected to a seperate dock accessory. Motorola has placed a custom user interface over the Android operating system that is enhanced with features perfect for enterprise use. A flip-out kickstand built into the Photon 4G makes its qHD display great for taking in video.

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No Android 4.0 update coming to Motorola Atrix 4G, Photon 4G and Electrify

One of Android’s best advantages is the fact that it moves so quickly. Fast tech advances make our devices better, but this also means that they become outdated much faster. Every device sees the day when its manufacturer simply sees no need to keep updating its software, and that time has come to three of …
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Sprint Motorola Photon 4G receives OTA update

The Motorola Photon 4G on Sprint has gotten itself a brand new update that should now be pushing out to users on the Now Network. Improved music playback, easier importing of contacts to SD card, WiFi enhancements, and more are just a few of the changes in this much-appreciated maintenance upgrade. As with any update …
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Best Buy offering $50 off select Motorola handsets with trade-in

Best Buy is sweetening the pot on their trade-in deal for a selection of Motorola handsets. With the trade in of any mobile phone, the retailer will offer a $50 credit towards the purchase of the Motorola Atrix 2 for AT&T, Motorola Photon 4G for Sprint, and Motorola Droid RAZR for Verizon. The offer is …
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Motorola provides update on Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades

Motorola has updated their Android Software Upgrade timeline with some new information regarding Android 4.0 for several devices. Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to the the Motorola XOOM Family Edition and a selection of international handsets including the Motorola RAZR in Q2. In Q3, the Motorola Atrix 4G, Atrix 2, and Photon 4G …
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Shareware Site Tucows Launches Cheap Wireless Service in Conjunction With Sprint

The folks at Tucows, who were once known for their applications (free, shareware or otherwise) repository for desktop operating systems are looking to introduce a new venture that’s interesting, to say the least. With the help of Sprint they have launched Ting, a pay-as-you-go service that gives users extremely good value compared to other PAYG …
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Motorola Looking for Testers for Photon 4G Update

Motorola’s issued the call to arms for those with Photon 4G units on Sprint. They are gearing up to release a new update soon and need testers to help them determine whether or not things are good to go for the vast majority of those who have the device. We’re not sure what to expect …
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Motorola Lapdock 100 Made Formal for AT&T, Sprint and Verizon Devices

While Motorola and many of their OEM carriers have mentioned the Lapdock 100 casually in device press releases, we still haven’t had a formal announcement for availability or pricing. That’s what the press release below is for, though. Starting out it will be compatible with AT&T’s Motorola ATRIX 2, Sprint’s Motorola Photon 4G and Verizon’s …