Motorola PHOTON 4G

Motorola
Last Updated Date : June 2, 2021

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Description

The Motorola PHOTON 4G features a 4.3 inches 540 x 960 pixels display on the front. The processor inside is a NVIDIA Tegra 2 SoC along with 1 GB of RAM. It features 16 GB of internal storage. The Motorola PHOTON 4G hosts a 8 MP camera at the back and the selfie shooter is a 0.3 MP camera. The battery inside sits at 1700 mAh and will last you a full day of casual use.

Design

So, you be the judge of that. Know that it weighs at 158 grams.

Display

Most important aspect of the smartphone is its display. Take a hard look at the Motorola PHOTON 4G display specifications. It is a 4.3 inches display offering a 540 x 960 pixels resolution. The pixel density of the screen comes out to be 256 ppi

Camera

These days when we look for a smartphone to buy, the first thing that we asked is about the details of the camera. So here you go! The Motorola PHOTON 4G comes with a single rear camera which has a resolution of 8 MP. Know that there will be Dual LED flash for low light photography support. The selfie camera is of 0.3 MP resolution

Hardware and Software

Talking about the RAM and storage, it comes with a 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. There is an external storage option available and it supports external storage type of microSD, microSDHC. We are mostly concerned about the battery life on our phones, the Motorola PHOTON 4G offers a 1700 mAh capacity battery. Further, it offers Bluetooth 2.1, NFC, and Micro USB v2.0 port. It supports a 3.5 mm audio jack. And it supports latest Wi-Fi standards.

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Launch Details

Officially announced
June 2011
The date when the arrival of the smartphone is publicly announced

Phone

Brand
Motorola
OEM producing the smartphone
Phone type
Smart phone
Classification based on what functionalities are offered by the phone
Form factor
Candybar
Classification of smartphone according to basic shape
Operating system
Android (2.3)
Operating system powering the entire smartphone. In an Android phone this is the OEM's fork on android with their customisations and features. Some of the most popular Android Skins include MIUI, Oxygen OS, Grace UI, HYC sense etc.
Dimensions
126.9 x 66.9 x 12.2 mm
physical dimensions of the smartphone
Weight
158 grams
Weight of the mobile phone in grams

Display

Screen size
4.3 inches
physical size of the screen measured by the diagonal.
Resolution
540 x 960 pixels
Total number of pixels on the display
Pixel density
256 ppi
number of pixels per square inch of the display.
Display design
Regular design
Display shape with classification based on current trends. Morden displays come in different shapes and sizes and this varies from near bezel less, notch display, waterdrop notch, to fully bezel less phones. This lets one get an idea of how the display looks.
Screen-to-body ratio
60.08 %
Percentage of display area to the front of the smartphone. This ratio became more popular recently with the introduction of tall 18:9 displays. Now we have bezel less, notched displays with screen to body ratios of 18.5:9, 19:9, and even 19.5:9.
Display Features
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Availability of special features in the display

Camera

Rear Camera
8 MP
Primary Rear camera Megapixel count
Rear Video
1920 x 1080p @ 30fps
Rear camera maximum video recording resolution. This let's one know the highest resolution they can shoot in and will be in the order of 1080x1920 @ 30fps/60fps, or 4K @30fps/60fps and can be lower too depending on the smartphone.
Autofocus tech
AF
Technology used to facilitate AutoFocus. AutoFocus is one of the most useful features in a smartphone camera and can be facilitated using a few different methods including Phase Detection Auto Focus, Laser Auto Focus etc.
Flash
Dual LED
Availability of flash at the rear. The flash makes sure that you can take low light shots.
Front camera
0.3 MP
Primary front camera megapixel count.
Features
Autofocus, Digital zoom, Video calling
Special features in the camera

Hardware

Chipset
NVIDIA Tegra 2
System on Chip powering the smartphone. Smartphone chipsets are designed by very few companies in the world
CPU
2 Cores 1.0 GHz
Central Processing unit
RAM
1 GB
Random Access Memory(Volatile memory) in the smartphone. The amount of RAM in a phone is responsible for how many apps will stay in memory and will not have to reload.
Internal storage capacity
16 GB
non-removable hardware storage inside the smartphone. The internal storage on a smartphone is responsible both for storing files, as well as the applications on it. The whole system runs on that internal storage which makes its quality important. Modern internal storages range from Emma 5.0, Emma 5.1, UFS 2.0, UFS 2.1 etc.
External storage available
Yes
Availability of a micro-sd card slot.
External storage capacity
32 GB
Amount of removable storage that can be added to the phone to increase the offline storage. The external storage let's you upgrade the space on ones phone allowing them to store more and more files.
External storage type
microSD, microSDHC

Battery

Capacity
1700 mAh
battery capacity in mAh. This indicates the physical capability of your battery to store charge in it. If we don't take into account software optimisation, and a few other factors, the with capacity the bigger the better.
Fast charging available
No
Availability of high wattage charging for high intensity charging. This type of charging facilitated faster charging times and lesser time plugged to the wall.
Wireless charging available
No
Available of wireless charging technology.Wireless charging provides a very convenient way of charging the smartphone without connecting any wires
Type
Li - Ion
battery technology
Talk time
10.00 hours the average is 13 h (799 min)
the duration for which the battery will last on talking on the phone
Stand-by time
8.3 days (199 hours) the average is 18 days (420 h)
the duration for which the battery will last on standby
Talk time (3G)
9.10 hours the average is 15 h (904 min)
the duration for which the battery will last on talking on the phone at 3G standard
Stand-by time (3G)
13.1 days (314 hours) the average is 24 days (577 h)
the duration for which the battery will last on standby with 3G data turned on

Technology

Hybrid slot
No
Availability of a slot which can either hold a micro sd card or a SIM card. This slot was designed to address the Indian audience which was divided into dual sim users and a sim and micro-SD card users.
Cellular standard
3G, 2G
Maximum cellular connection standard supported by that SIM card.
GSM
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
CDMA
800, 1900 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
UMTS
850, 1900, 2100 MHz
Type of a cellular standard
Network
HSPA (unspecified), UMTS, EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A, WiMAX
Positioning
GPS
Ability to track the position of the smartphone through Cellular networks. This helps to track the geo location of a particular device using the position of cellular towers are reference.

Connectivity

Bluetooth available
Yes
If Bluetooth is available on the smartphone or not. Having bluetooth in your phone enables it to make data transfers wirelessly to another bluetooth supported devices, which includes file transfers, wireless audio etc.
Bluetooth version
2.1
Bluetooth version present on the smartphone. Bluetooth versions indicate the generation and with every generation the bluetooth connection becomes better in various ways. The bluetooth versions started with Bluetooth 1.x then came Bluetooth 2.x and the nomenclature goes similarly for later versions.
Bluetooth codec
EDR
Wireless data encryption algorithms for audio through smartphones. It encodes and decodes digital audio data into a specific format. Ideally, it transmits a high-fidelity signal at the minimum specified bit-rate.
NFC
No
Wireless pairing technology by bringing two supported phones with 4cms of each other. NFC is used for social networking, for sharing contacts, photos, videos or files. NFC-enabled devices can act as electronic identity documents and keycards.
USB connector type
Micro USB v2.0
The data/power input/output port on the smartphone. The USB connectors include Type A, type B, Micro USB, Mini USB, and USB-C.
Audio connector type
3.5 mm
The audio input/output port on the smartphone. The audio connectors range for analog 2.5mm, 3.5mm ports to various digital USB ports.
Wi-Fi
802.11 b, g, n
The ability to connect to the internet wirelessly. Wifi let's you connect various devices to the same network and get access to internet with a wire-free experience.
Miscellaneous
DLNA, Computer sync, OTA sync
HDMI
Micro HDMI (Type D), 1.3
Ability to transmit compressed or uncompressed audio/video data through wired connection to a supported device like a display controller, computer monitor, video projector, or a digital television.

Price

Launch Price
$550
Price of the mobile phone at the time of launch. This price may differ from the retail pricing and depends on both the region and the duration from the launch of the phone.
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Has Removable Battery
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Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Has GPS GPS GPS, A-GPS
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Has Fast charging
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Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Ratings
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Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Ratings
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Has Wi-Fi
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Has Removable Battery
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot
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Ratings
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Has Wi-Fi
Has GPS GPS GPS, A-GPS
Has FM Radio Yes
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Has Removable Battery Yes
Has VoLTE
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Has Fast charging
Has Hybrid SIM Slot

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