Sprint debuts its first 4G LTE smartphone, the Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE with side-slide QWERTY keyboard. In addition to the WiMAX network, Sprint is rolling out its LTE 4G network and the PHOTON Q is the carrier’s first LTE-enabled device. The MOTO phone also features international capability supporting also CDMA 1900/800, 3G WCMDA/HSDPA 21.1Mbps 850/1900/2100 and quad-band GSM/EDGE mobile networks.
Powered by dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 1GB RAM, the PHOTON Q runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and comes with MOTO’s SmartActions app to intelligently automates routine, everyday tasks for you. It has a five-row full QWERTY keyboard, a 4.3-inch ColorBoost 540×960 touchscreen LCD display, a 8 Megapixel auto focus camera with flash and Ful HD 1080p video recording, and a 720p HD front-facing camera for video chat. The LTE handset has 8GB of internal storage and supports microSD/SDHC up to 32GB. It also supports Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, GPS/AGPS as well as NFC (Near Field Communication) for Android Beam.
The PHOTON Q 4G LTE has HDMI output and features mirror mode to bring the screen from the phone to your HDTV. Sprint will announce pricing and availability of the smartphone within next few weeks.