Motorola Photon 4G Phone Reviews
The Motorola Photon 4G is Sprint’s latest specimen; it’s a right super phone with a dual-core processor, large qHD display, and WiMAX with a gimmicky 3D camera. Motorola further flavored things up with a dash of WebTop functionality.
Display and Hardware:
8 megapixel auto-focus cameras takes lovely pictures and a dual-LED flash ,glass pod with the same two-tone coatingThe mechanical shutter on the original Droid X and Milestone XT720, three microphones (one on the front, two in the back).No night mode and pictures shot in low light just end up looking dim even when adjusting exposure offers a rather limited number of settings.The digital zoom can be controlled by pressing the volume rocker, touch-to-focus, flash mode (auto, on, off), scenes (like sport), effects (sepia, etc…), picture modes (including panorama) and a few additional options in the menus (such as resolution and exposure).For video, the scenes setting change which of the three microphones are activePhoton captures video in HD (720p) at a smooth 30fps No auto-focus of any kind when recording videos, making close-ups nigh impossible.
Latest version of Gingerbread (Android 2.3.4)Motorola-specific widgets and apps (such as Gallery, Messaging and Music) with variety popular social networks.In addition to seven home screens, the UI features four dock icons customized like in TouchWiz.The leftmost icon brings up the app tray, which can be organized in groups (defaults are All apps, Recent, Downloaded and Sprint).Gingerbread, 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor and 1GB of RAMNeeding improvement is WebTop, which remains sluggish.News, Social Networking, Rich Location, and Tasks, file manager, Quickoffice (with support for editing documents), Skype, a task manager and TeleNav.Car Dock app different from Google’sIncluding NASCAR, Sprint ID, Sprint Mobile Wallet, Sprint Music Plus, Sprint Radio, Sprint TV & Movies, Sprint Worldwide and Sprint Zone (useful for managing your account).
Speaking about overall performance, the Photon 4G is fast. With its stunning display, impressive battery life and solid performance, Motorola’s and Sprint’s best handset ever. Motorola Photon 4G is a good deal but at $200 (on contract) the Photon is definitely the first superphone.
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