Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and Motorola chairman and CEO Sanjay Jha today at a joint event announced a reinvigorated business relationship. As a demonstration of this relationship, Sprint and its prepaid brands of Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA will launch more than 10 new Motorola wireless devices in 2011, but the big hitters are two flagship phones that will come to Sprint and Virgin this summer. The Motorola PHOTON 4G, Motorola's first Sprint 4G WiMAX device and Motorola TRIUMPH? the first Virgin Mobile USA device from Motorola. Here is more info on these two upcoming Motorola Phones for Sprint:
Motorola PHOTON 4G
As Sprint's first 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor smartphone on the Sprint 4G Network, Motorola PHOTON 4G. Motorola PHOTON 4G provides on-the-go users with an edge in managing their lives, around the world. Motorola PHOTON 4G offers the perfect blend between personal and business needs and boasts enterprise-quality security for Android, international GSM capabilities, a 4.3-inch qHD display, dual cameras and a kickstand.
Built with Android 2.3, Gingerbread, Motorola PHOTON 4G, combined with the Sprint 4G Network, lets users browse, download and multitask at blazing-fast speeds to support their busy lifestyles. Motorola PHOTON 4G does it all, providing users with an array of versatile tools, like the Motorola webtop application, allowing users to access and create content from a larger screen while connected to a Motorola accessory dock.
PRODUCTIVITY: ? 3G/4G Handset ? The latest arrival to America?s favorite 4G network ? 1GHz dual-core NVIDIATegra 2 Processor for quick downloads and app performance ? 4.3? qHD touchscreen for cinematic viewing with kickstand ? Built with Android 2.3, Gingerbread operating system ? International GSM capabilities ? Enterprise Security ? 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability for up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices (additional fee required) ? Corporate (MS Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP & IMAP) email access ? Messaging ? personal and business email, Google TalkTM instant message and text messaging ? Sprint ID offering an innovative way to personalize an Android smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more all in a single download ? GPS navigation enabled
ENTERTAINMENT: ? Dual cameras ? 8 megapixel HD video capture camera and VGA front-facing camera ? 720P HD Video capture and the ability to output HD video (1080P) via HDMI ? Android Market for access to more than 200,000 applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience ? HD Multimedia Dock and Car Dock for a truly unique handset experience ? 16GB of on board memory, support for up to 32GB SD Card, for a total of up to 48GB ? Ability to utilize the webtop application while connected to a Motorola accessory dock to open, view, edit and send Microsoft Office documents using cloud-based web apps through the full Mozilla Firefox browser ? Bluetooth 2.1 ? Wi-Fi b/g/n
SPECIFICATIONS: ? Dimensions: 2.6 inches x 5.0 inches x 0.5 inches (66.9mm x 126.9mm x 12.2mm) ? Weight: 5.6 oz (158 grams) ? Display: 4.3-inch qHD 540x960 ? Memory: 16GB eMMC ROM/1GB DDR2 RAM ? Battery Specifications: 1700 mAh Lithium-ion battery ? Talktime: CDMA: up to 10 hours; WDCDMA: up to 9.1 hours; GSM up to 10.4 hours
Available this summer, Motorola TRIUMPH is the first Motorola device available exclusively to Virgin Mobile USA customers. Tech savvy customers will appreciate the feature-rich Motorola TRIUMPH as one of the hottest phones with the added flexibility of a no contract plan.
Motorola TRIUMPH boasts a vibrant 4.1-inch WVGA touchscreen, two cameras, a super slim design at less than 0.4 inches thick, HD-Video (720p) capture and HDMI output to allow for image sharing on your HDTV.
KEY FEATURES: ? 5MP back-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera ? HD video capture and playback in 720p, both on device or over HDMI ? Massive 4.1? display (800x480 WVGA) and ultra-thin at .0.4? ? 1400 mAh battery ? 512MB RAM with 2GB ROM and SD card slot for extended ? Froyo (Android 2.2) with Flash support for enhanced browsing (download from Android Market) ? Soft touch design for comfort in hand
SPECIFICATIONS: ? Software Platform: Android - Froyo ? Messaging/web/apps: MMS, SMS, email ? Camera: 5MP AF with flash, VGA front facing ? Video: 30 fps @ 720 p decode 30 fps @ 720 p 14 Mbps encode ? Connectivity: microUSB, 3.5mm , HDMI port ? Browser: Android Webkit Browser ? Bluetooth: BT V2.1 + EDR ? Memory: 512MB RAM/ 2GB ROM, uSD Slot ? Location Services: aGPS ? Form Factor: Tablet ? Experience Category: Media Centric ? Baseband: Qualcomm MSM8655 ? Weight: 143g ? Dimensions: 4.8? x 2.5? x 0.4?Display: 4.1? 800 x 480 WVGA ? Battery: 1400 mAh ? Bands/Modes: CDMA 1900 MHz EVDO RevA, 802.11 b/g/n
Both devices will be available this summer. Pricing, final specifications and a full list of accessories will be provided closer to launch.