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Motorola, Sprint unveil Photon 4G, Triumph smartphones, confirm eight more devices in 2011

At a Sprint press conference which took place half an hour ago, Motorola pledged to launch more than ten new wireless gizmos this year, including the flagship Motorola Photon 3G and Motorola Triumph smartphones. The Photon 4G files as Motorola’s first 4G device and the Triumph is their first Virgin Mobile USA device.

The Photon 4G, pictured above and available this summer, sports a dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 chip from Nvidia, a 4.3-inch qHD display, dual cameras and a kickstand. The device runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, features international GSM capabilities and has the Motorola webtop application that lets you access desktop-class applications while hooked up with a Motorola accessory dock. Go past the break for the Triumph info and official specs.

The Triumph packs in 4.1-inch WVGA touchscreen, two cameras with 720p video capture and HDMI output. The stylish handset turns heads with a slim design 0.4 inches thick profile. It comes preloaded with the Virgin Mobile Live 2.0 app that lets you stream the Virgin Mobile branded music hosted by DJ Abbey Braden. The app syncs your status updates with Facebook and Twitter and also provides access to live music performance videos, and location-based check-ins at special events. The Triumph arrives this summer as a contract-free Virgin Mobile USA network exclusive.

Eight more wireless devices from Motorola will be hitting the Sprint network later this year, to be announced at due date.

Motorola Photon 4G

Motorola Photon 4G specs

• 3G/4G Handset – The latest arrival to America’s favorite 4G network
• 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA®Tegra™2 Processor for quick downloads and app performance
• 4.3” qHD touchscreen for cinematic viewing with kickstand
• Built with Android 2.3, Gingerbread operating system
• International GSM capabilities
• Enterprise Security
• 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability for up to eight Wi-Fi enabled devices (additional fee required)
• Corporate (MS Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP & IMAP) email access
• Messaging – personal and business email, Google TalkTM instant message and text messaging
• Sprint ID offering an innovative way to personalize an Android smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more all in a single download
• GPS navigation enabled
• Dual cameras – 8 megapixel HD video capture camera and VGA front-facing camera
• 720P HD Video capture and the ability to output HD video (1080P) via HDMI
• Android Market™ for access to more than 200,000 applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience
• HD Multimedia Dock* and Car Dock* for a truly unique handset experience
• 16GB of on board memory, support for up to 32GB SD Card, for a total of up to 48GB
• Ability to utilize the webtop application while connected to a Motorola accessory dock to open, view, edit and send Microsoft Office documents using cloud-based web apps through the full Mozilla Firefox browser
• Bluetooth® 2.1
• Wi-Fi® b/g/n
• Dimensions: 2.6 inches x 5.0 inches x 0.5 inches (66.9mm x 126.9mm x 12.2mm)
• Weight: 5.6 oz (158 grams)
• Display: 4.3-inch qHD 540×960
• Memory: 16GB eMMC ROM/1GB DDR2 RAM
• Battery Specifications: 1700 mAh Lithium-ion battery
• Talktime: CDMA: up to 10 hours; WDCDMA: up to 9.1 hours; GSM up to 10.4 hours
*Accessory docks sold separately

Motorola Triumph

Motorola Triumph official specs

• 5MP back-facing camera and VGA front-facing camera
• HD video capture and playback in 720p, both on device or over HDMI
• Massive 4.1” display (800×480 WVGA) and ultra-thin at .0.4”
• 1400 mAh battery
• 512MB RAM with 2GB ROM and SD card slot for extended
• Froyo (Android 2.2) with Flash support for enhanced browsing (download from Android Market)
• Soft touch design for comfort in hand
• Software Platform: Android – Froyo
• Messaging/web/apps: MMS, SMS, email
• Camera: 5MP AF with flash, VGA front facing
• Video: 30 fps @ 720 p decode 30 fps @ 720 p 14 Mbps encode
• Connectivity: microUSB, 3.5mm , HDMI port
• Browser: Android Webkit Browser
• Bluetooth: BT V2.1 + EDR
• Memory: 512MB RAM/ 2GB ROM, uSD Slot
• Location Services: aGPS
• Form Factor: Tablet
• Experience Category: Media Centric
• Baseband: Qualcomm MSM8655
• Weight: 143g
• Dimensions: 4.8” x 2.5” x 0.4”Display: 4.1” 800 x 480 WVGA
• Battery: 1400 mAh
• Bands/Modes: CDMA 1900 MHz EVDO RevA, 802.11 b/g/n

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