Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE

Reminiscent of the Droid 4, Motorola's Photon Q 4G LTE is Sprint's first LTE device to boast a physical QWERTY keyboard. The Photon Q has a 4.3-inch Colorboost display and runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich on a 1.5Ghz dual-core processor.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $199.99

What You Need To Know

  • Capable of being used on GSM networks worldwide

Verge Review

Most phone manufacturers have firmly decided the on-screen keyboard is the future. A few companies, like Pantech and Samsung, still make handsets with physical keyboards, but they typically feel like throwaway devices that were built just to use spare parts from 2006. Only Motorola remains committed to the form factor, and the company continues to churn out Droid after Droid with a full, sliding QWERTY keyboard. The Motorola Photon Q isn't a Droid, but it might as well be. Its five rows of...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.54 inches
Weight 6 oz
Form factor Slider
Physical keypad QWERTY
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Carriers Sprint
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 4.98 inches
Width 2.6 inches
Thickness 0.54 inches
Weight 6 oz
Form factor Slider
Color Black / Silver
Slide orientation Landscape
Physical keypad QWERTY
Loudspeaker Yes
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Technology LCD
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 960 px
Resolution (X) 540 px
PPI 256
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers Sprint
CDMA Yes
CDMA frequencies supported 1900, 800 / 850, 2100
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
LTE Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 4.0
NFC support Yes
Processor
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 8 GB
External Yes
Max external size 32 GB
External type microSD
Front Camera
Video resolution 720p
Rear Camera
Resolution 8 megapixels
Focus type Autofocus
Software
Operating system Android
Launch OS version 4.0.
Interface
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB, Micro HDMI
Battery
Capacity 1785 mAh
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