Sprint ID just added to impressive list of features for Sprints first international 4G smartphone

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas - Offering a phone packed with a powerful balance of features to complement a consumers personal and professional life, Sprint (NYSE: S) and Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) will introduce the availability of Sprints first international 4G smartphone, Motorola PHOTONâ„¢ 4G on July 31. Motorola PHOTON 4G, featuring a 1GHz dual-core processor, will cost $199.99 (excludes taxes) with a new line or eligible upgrade and two-year service agreement.

Sprint Premier Customers will have the opportunity to purchase Motorola PHOTON 4G online only three days before the national launch, while supplies last. Customers who have elected to receive email notifications from Sprint will be notified of the details on July 28. Premier customers can also log on to their account at www.sprint.com on July 28, click show me my rewards and then Sprint Premier Community for additional details.

Sprint is thrilled to build on the strength of our relationship with Motorola by bringing customers Motorolas first Sprint 4G device with a dual-core processor, said Fared Adib, vice president-Product Development, Sprint. Motorola PHOTON 4G brings our customers the latest in Android technology combined with enterprise-quality security for business users and international GSM capabilities for those who travel abroad. It is spectacular to bring yet another Sprint 4G device to our customers.

Announced in early June, Motorola PHOTON 4G has already received praise from well-respected device critics:

I dig the way the PHOTON looks. The qHD screen is very nice indeed. Colors are rich, and the resolution was very good. PC World
It's big, it's businesslike¦. Sprint's brand-new Motorola PHOTON 4G will face down the HTC EVO 3D this summer in a battle of the high-end Android super-phones. PC Magazine
Its a strong competitor and one that seems aimed equally at business customers as it is to regular consumers. GigaOm

Making Android Easy

Motorola PHOTON 4G is Sprints seventh Sprint ID-capable device. Sprint ID delivers a variety of apps, widgets, shortcuts, ringtones and wallpapers designed to meet users specific mobile needs and interests in a few simple clicks. Sprint ID packs are free to download with an Everything Data plan, and users can download five at once including Professional (features tools to help busy professionals with travel plans, organization, communication), Green (tips to live a greener lifestyle), MTV Music ID (mobile music experience), HSN (shopping on the go) and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ID Pack. To see all Sprint ID packs, visit www.sprint.com/sprintid.

Built with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Motorola PHOTON 4G, combined with Sprints 4G network, lets users browse, download and multitask at maximum speeds to support their busy lifestyles. Motorola PHOTON 4G provides an array of versatile tools, such as the Motorola webtop application, allowing users to access and create content from a larger screen while connected to a Motorola HD Station dock (available for purchase following device availability).

Additional features include:

Dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor with each core running at 1GHz and 1GB of RAM

Large 4.3-inch touchscreen with qHD (Quarter High Definition) display

Supports critical IT device policies commonly requested by enterprises and governmental entities, including integration ease, cost-of-management and data security concerns

Dual cameras 8-megapixel, dual-LED flash camera with front-facing webcam and VGA front-facing camera for video chat

Android Marketâ„¢ for access to more than 200,000 useful applications, widgets and games available for download to customize the experience

16GB of onboard memory, support for up to 32GB SD Card, for a total of up to 48GB

Worldphone capabilities to access emails, calendars and news from anywhere around the globe

3G/4G Mobile Hotspot capability, supporting up to eight devices on the Sprint 3G or 4G networks   back...
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