Most high end smartphone now either have an HDMI output in the form of a type C or D port, or can do HDMI output with a special cradle or USB accessory. In fact, Sprint’s latest high-end Android, the Photon 4G, joins the ranks of HDMI-ouput-capable devices. Granted, OEMs make it difficult to spontaneously connect your phone to an HDTV, but the option exists if you’re willing to hunt down the proper accessories. This begs the question: if your phone has an HDMI-output feature, do you use it? If so, what do you use it for?
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This afternoon in New York City, Sprint and Motorola’s press event has revealed the Photon 4G, just as we were expecting, along with the Motorola Triumph on Virgin Mobile pre-paid.
Available Photon 4G specs match what was earlier leaked: the Android is very Atrix-like, with a qHD display, dual-core Tegra 2, and a gigabyte of RAM; the most obvious difference between the smartphones is the Photon 4G’s screen measures in at 4.3 inches, over the Atrix’s 4.0. Like the Atrix and the re-tooled Bionic, the Photon 4G will support Motorola’s laptop dock. In [...]
On June 9, both the CEO of Sprint and Motorola will be holding an event to show “Sprint and Motorola’s latest collaborations” in New York. Having both CEOs in attendance means that the event will be a huge deal for both companies. What could this be about? Well, just today we posted about an upcoming Motorola phone on Sprint called the Photon 4G, and we’ll bet our money that the event will unveil this particular smartphone. The Photon 4G is likely to sport a 4.3″ qHD 960×540 display, powered by a Tegra 2 dual-core CPU, and probably 1GB of RAM. [...]
Sprint’s not exactly known for its wide assortment of Motorola phones; right now, the only such smartphone on the network is the aging push-to-talk i1. We heard a rumor in April that the Atrix 4G might no longer be an AT&T exclusive in the States and be picked up by Sprint, as well. While nothing’s come of that as of yet, the newest twist on the rumor says that instead of the Atrix proper, Sprint could be getting another high-end Motorola Android, supposedly called the Photon 4G.
According to Phandroid, the Photon 4G will have a 4.3-inch qHD display, like the [...]