Sprint has announced the official availability of its first LTE-enabled smartphone with a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE features a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwhich) out of the box, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3 megapixel front camera. Other features include a 4.3-inch display, NFC support and a microSD memory slot for expandable storage.
“At Sprint, we recognize there is a large group of our customers that love the ease of a physical QWERTY keyboard,” said David Owens, vice president – Product Development, Sprint. “By bringing a device like Motorola PHOTON Q into our portfolio, we are able to give these customers the option of a physical keyboard plus international roaming capabilities to stay connected while traveling abroad.”
Pre-orders can be placed now at the Motorola Photon Q product page. The Smartphone is expected to be available August 19.