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Motorola PHOTON 4G
7.4 out of 10

Motorola PHOTON 4G

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Reviews and Problems with Motorola PHOTON 4G

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Overall 4
4.0

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Ali Linares "ALi", Amazon
26 July 2014
  • Summary: It is hard to believe that after that Motorola was a leader in the manufacture of cell phones, now they are not able to develop a quality product. Shame and sorrow for this company.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not satisfied with functionality of this product.

Kazadi Kiboko, Amazon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: I am not satisfied with functionality of this product. I both this product and took it to central Africa. t worked for 3 weeks and then stopped. I have been told that this product has problems to be properly unlocked. I will not recommend this product to others. KK
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Overall 4
4.0

The phone has a million add apps!!!

Rachel Norvelle, Amazon
24 December 2013
  • Summary: I ordered this phone, it came in perfect condition. However, I am constantly getting add pop-ups that slow my phone down and drain my battery! I have no idea how to get these off!.
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Overall 4
4.0

Battery Problem.

Mahir, Amazon
8 September 2013
  • Summary: After using 1 year there's gonna b some battery problems. After two years u will have to take a charger with u whereever u go so that u dont run out of charge.That is a big problem if u plan to use it for a while.
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Overall 4
4.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Battery performance 3
3.0
Display 6
6.0
Build quality 5
5.0
Camera 4
4.0

Major Motorola disappointment

kjmurphy, Phone Arena
16 April 2013
  • Excerpt: The phone is sturdy without feeling bulky. It's sharp looking and the gorilla glass is great for resisting scratches. Unfortunately, there's nothing else good to say about this phone. Features and usability are average at best. Typical Sprint bloatware doesn't help. 4G is horrible.
  • Pros: It hasn't shorted out in my pocket
  • Cons: Motorola's bait and switch on the OS support. Come out with a year old OS and then never up date., Locking down the firmware - on top of not supporting upgrades., Sprint - need I say more?
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Overall 4
4.0
Sound quality 10
10
Battery performance 2
2.0
Display 10
10
Build quality 7
7.0
Camera 9
9.0

Good On Paper, Bad In Person

sarah11, Phone Arena
28 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Allow me to preface this by saying that the ONLY reason I have had this phone this long is because I have been waiting for an upgrade. However, due to Sprint's poor service, I am switching to a different carrier altogether.
  • Pros: Durable design., Excellent camera., Large display.
  • Cons: Made by satan as a joke on the rest of us who bought this., See summary.
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Overall 3
3.0
Sound quality 9
9.0
Battery performance 1
1.0
Display 5
5.0
Build quality 5
5.0
Camera 2
2.0

Going going GONE!

green2u, Phone Arena
13 March 2013
  • Excerpt: I had such high hopes for my first Android (coming off the failed Palm Pre). And while this phone started out well, soon it was in BIG TROUBLE and no amount of factory resetting helped the slowness going screen to screen, the failure of the touch screen, the slowness of loading a website.
  • Pros: Solid feel though a bit heavy, I've dropped it several times and AOK
  • Cons: After 6 months totally craps out, Moto's broken promise to upgrade system
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Overall 4
4.0

HORRIBLE Battery life!!!

hippo_dance, Ebay
14 October 2012
  • Summary: Well I should have known better after all the troubles I had with the previous Photon but all the good reviews said this was a great phone. Battery life is horrible considering the only thing i use the phone for is texting and talking and very little of either.
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Overall 4
4.0
Sound quality 5
5.0
Battery performance 3
3.0
Display 9
9.0
Build quality 10
10
Camera 1
1.0

Definitely not the S2!

soundexcess, Phone Arena
9 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I got this phone as a swap for my s2 which has now had major over heating issues, leading to failure twice. This was suppost to be an acceptable and comparable solution. In comparison it is slow unresponsive, a lot less intuitive than my S2 and general a pain in the neck to operate in comparison.
  • Pros: It is though but it needs be as your going to want to chunk it., It looks nice, but so does a $5 dollar paper weight., The Display is good, The camera may be good the phone it self was to slow use it though
  • Cons: Slow, Clunky unintuitive UI, Dismal battery life, Slow text input, Bad call quality, Bad reception, Multi-media yeah right you would be lucky to take photos at an effective speed with this thing, Internet I could boot my laptop faster and check the things I need to faster., Over all a Disappointm...
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Overall 4
4.0
Sound quality 5
5.0
Battery performance 1
1.0
Display 6
6.0
Build quality 1
1.0
Camera 3
3.0

Just a cheap knockoff of the DROID 4

midnightrebellion86, Phone Arena
22 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this phone when I switched from Verizon's Droid 3.Big mistake. I've had two of these phones and the screen glitched up and broke each time after several months of usage. I was forced to keep keyboard slid out at all times, so that the screen wouldn't glitch up.
  • Pros: 4G
  • Cons: Built in battery, Camera, Flimsy screen
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