Sprint has announced that it will begin selling on August 19th the Motorola Photon Q, its first 4G LTE-enabled smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard.
The phone is already available for pre-order at price $199.99 on a two-year contract. The carrier assures that the customers who order the Motorola Photon Q now, will receive it as soon as two days before the official release date.
Deal on Motorola Photon Q for Sprint
|Full Retail Price||$549.99|
|2 Year Contract Discount||-$350.00|
Learn more about Motorola Photon Q
This time Motorola has decided to make happy those smartphone users who have the need to put their fingers on actual keys and equipped the new Motorola Photon Q with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The PC-like keyboard has 5 rows of laser-cut and elevated keys with a row just for numbers. The keys have LED edge lightning so you won’t experience any problems while texting even in the dark.
The phone’s 4.3-inch ColorBoost display is the largest in the category of 4G LTE smartphones with physical QWERTY keyboard. The screen is big enough to browse the web without enlarging text, see photo details without zooming in and watch a show without straining your eyes. In addition, the screen is scratch-resistant and covered with splash guard coating to protect the device from almost any kind of damage.
The Motorola Photon Q features an 8 megapixel camera with HD 1080p capture and playback which also offers panoramic capture, touch-to-focus controls, zero shutter lag, video stabilization and more, and 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for self-portraits and video chatting with friends and family. The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, which together with 1GB RAM and 4G LTE network speeds guarantee smooth performance and superfast web experience. The Motorola Photon Q offers 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 32GB with miscroSD card and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwitch.
The device is Smartactions enabled which means is can extends your battery life, automate everyday tasks and make suggestions to improve and personalize your smartphone. Sprint ID, offering an innovative way to personalize an Android-powered smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more all, in a single download. NFC support allows you to share links, apps, YouTube clips and more with Android Beam. Sprint Professional Grade designation makes it business ready with full corporate security, including remote wipe, pin lock and data encryption.
The Photon Q also provides access to Google services like Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Contact Sync, Google Latitude, Google Street View, Google Maps Navigation, Google Talk, YouTube, Google Play (Apps and Games, Books, Movies, Music), Google +, and Google + Hangout.