Motorola Fully Reveals the Photon Q
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Jul 26, 2012, 10:27 AM by Eric M. Zeman
updated Jul 26, 2012, 10:47 AM
On the heels of being out by Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, Motorola today provided more details about the Photon Q. The Photon Q is a sideways slider with touch screen and full QWERTY keyboard for messaging. It runs Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage (expandable by 32GB via microSD). The Phton Q boasts a 4.3-inch ColorBoost display with qHD resolution (960 x 540 pixels). Radio support includes LTE 4G, EVDO 3G, GSM/UMTS for global roaming, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11b.g.n), GPS, and NFC. The main camera rates 8 megapixels and can capture video at 1080p HD. The user-facing camera can shoot 720p HD video for high-definition Google+ Hangouts. The Photon Q also includes business-friendly features, such as enterprise-grade security and enhanced Microsoft Exchange support. Pricing and availability of the Motorola Photon Q have not been announced.
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