• Futuristic and unique design
  • Webtop interface worked well


  • Mediocre camera
  • Screen has a blue coloring to it

At A Glance

The Photon impresses with a cool design and some nifty accessories, but photographers will dislike its camera.

Manufacturer’s Description

The MOTOROLA PHOTON 4G feature 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor smart phone on the Sprint 4G Network. The MOTOROLA PHOTON 4G provides you with an edge in managing your busy life, from anywhere in the world. Built with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, PHOTON 4G combined with Sprint's 4G network, lets you browse, download, and multitask at maximum speeds to support your on-the-go lifestyle. The PHOTON 4G does it all, allowing you to access and create content from a larger screen while connected to a Motorola accessory dock. The PHOTON 4G offers the perfect blend between personal and business needs and boasts enterprise quality security for Android, international GSM capabilities, a 4.3 HD display, dual cameras, and a kickstand for hands-free viewing.

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The Specs

Part Number MOTOMB855
Display size 4.3 inches
Display type Multitouch
Resolution 960 by 540 pixels
Internal Memory 16000.0 MB
Other storage Micro SD
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 10.0 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 199.2 hours
Ports and Connections
Video Interfaces HDMI
Memory size 1.0 MB
Width 2.63 inches
Depth 4.99 inches
Height 4.99 inches
Weight 0.348125 pounds
Exposure Controls
Flash Built-in Flash
Video Capture Format High Definition (720p)
Image Processor
Megapixels 8.0
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
CDMA 850 1.0
GSM 850 1.0
GSM 900 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
Cell Carrier Sprint
Supported Video Formats
Maximum video capture resolution High Definition (720p) pixels
Video Calling Yes
Supported Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • AAC Plus
Included Software
Operating System Android
Sync Options Supported
  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • Wi-Fi
Form Factor
Form Factor Candy bar
Keyboard Software
Operating System
OS Version 2.3.4
Multitasking Support With native and third-party apps
Web Browser WebKit
Adobe Flash Support Full Flash
Front-Facing Camera 1.0
GPS 1.0