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Smooth and responsive performance all around, including in the browser.
Even with images loaded.
As with the X2, Motorola's PenTile displays can be extremely bright.
Fortunately, the display is otherwise better.
A 4.3-inch qHD display.
The Android Gingerbread handset also has an 8-megapixel camera.
HDMI port, and built-in kickstand.
Great design and feel.
Motorola's widgets rock.
Battery life slightly higher than other dual-cores.
16GB internal storage.
Large 4.3-inch screen.
Sprint 4G WiMax works great in some areas.
The especially annoying stuff can't be.
Sprint Zone bloatware: My Sprint, Help, My Sprint News, Suggested Apps, and Device Tips and Tricks.
Motorola's custom user interface isn't for everyone.
The handset is on the larger side.
Camera quality wasn't that great.
Poor screen quality.
Can't charge and use kickstand.
Camera does not impress.
NinjaBlur is bland.
Sprint doesn't have 4G LTE.
Camera is loud.
By HotHardware on November 16, 2011
The Motorola Photon 4G is a good-looking phone with angled corners and a vibrant 4.3-inch qHD (Quarter High Definition) display. It also has all of the internal specs you'd expect from a high-end phone that's on the market today, including a...
By Pocketnow on September 21, 2011
The battle is hard fought, and it is far from over. But in the case of the Motorola Photon 4G, it certainly is quite the performer, especially when you start tweaking the system to be more efficient. Considering the camera is average, and the Pentile...
By Android Police on September 15, 2011
I have to admit, the Photon exceeded my expectations. So much so, in fact, that I'd undoubtedly recommend it to friends and family as a great alternative to the EVO 3D or Epic 4G Touch - certainly no mean feat. It's a solid package that delivers...
By cnet on September 12, 2011
The Motorola Electrify is a great Android device for U.S. Cellular customers seeking power and the latest and greatest in smartphone...
By PC Advisor on September 02, 2011
Despite its fairly pedestrian hardware design, the Photon 4G should appeal to anyone looking for an Android smartphone that stands a good chance of being allowed access to the corporate network - but you do need to be something of a propeller head to...
By InfoWorld on September 01, 2011
Follow @MobileGalen There's new hope for Android aficionados who want IT to let them use their preferred mobile OS for work, thanks to Motorola Mobility's four business-oriented smartphones: the Photon 4G and Xpert for Sprint, Atrix 4G for AT&T...
By Digital Trends on September 01, 2011
If you're in the market for a new wireless carrier, the Photon 4G gives you a good reason to consider Sprint. Unlike the EVO 3D, Motorola's new phone doesn't rely on crafty...
By Ars Technica on August 23, 2011
When I think of Sprint, I don't think of performance phones; I think of BlackBerries and ruggedized flip phones meant for use on construction sites, despite the launch of the HTC Evo 4G on the network over a year ago. With the Motorola Photon 4G...
By Phone Arena on August 18, 2011
Both phones performed very well in call quality, so you really can’t go wrong either way. The Photon has the better battery rating, but with either device you should be able to get a full day of use unless you’re a heavy power user.There is no clear...
By Engadget on August 15, 2011
With its stunning display, impressive battery life and solid performance, the Photon 4G comes very close to dethroning Samsung's mighty Galaxy S II as king of the Android hill. This is simultaneously Motorola's and Sprint's best handset ever...
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