Sprint and Motorola Mobility today officially announced the July 31 availability of Sprint's first international 4G smartphone, Motorola PHOTON 4G. Motorola PHOTON 4G, featuring a 1GHz dual-core processor, will cost $199.99 (excludes taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.
Sprint Premier Customers will have the opportunity to purchase Motorola PHOTON 4G ? online only ? three days before the national launch, while supplies last. Customers who have elected to receive email notifications from Sprint will be notified of the details on July 28. Premier customers can also log on to their account at www.sprint.com on July 28, click ?show me my rewards? and then ?Sprint Premier Community? for additional details.
Built with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Motorola PHOTON 4G, combined with Sprint?s 4G network, lets users browse, download and multitask at maximum speeds to support their busy lifestyles. Motorola PHOTON 4G provides an array of versatile tools, such as the Motorola webtop application, allowing users to access and create content from a larger screen while connected to a Motorola HD Station dock (available for purchase following device availability).
Additional features include: ? Dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor with each core running at 1GHz and 1GB of RAM ? Large 4.3-inch touchscreen with qHD (Quarter High Definition) display ? Dual cameras ? 8-megapixel, dual-LED flash camera with front-facing webcam and VGA front-facing camera for video chat ? Android Market for access to more than 200,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience ? 16GB of onboard memory, support for up to 32GB SD Card, for a total of up to 48GB ? Worldphone capabilities to access emails, calendars and news from anywhere around the globe ? 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability, supporting up to eight devices on the Sprint 3G or 4G networks ? Supports critical IT device policies commonly requested by enterprises and governmental entities, including integration ease, cost-of-management and data security concerns