What in your mind if you been prompted with the “Photon” word? Did your mind go to elementary particle in quantum electromagnetic in physic? It seems you are correct, but on this page, we just wanna discuss other “Photon thing” that does not had any correlation with physic or dualism of light as particle and wave. We like to share about Smartphone which been manufactured by Motorola called as “Motorola Photon 4G”. Of course with its User Guide aka User Manual and its PDF File Download links.
Let go to the main topic. Motorola Photon comes with cutting edge body design as you can see from the figure that we embedded below. The 4G in “Photon 4G” means that this Gadget supports for 4G (fourth Generation) Data Networks Technology. In this case it uses WiMAX 2500 802.16 e (WLAN). Btw, according to PhoneArena, this Photon 4G also known as Motorola MB855 (in its name).
In US, Motorola Photon 4G MB855 developed specially for Sprint Carrier (Data Network Provider). It currently support “what we call” dual data networks. You can use it with CDMA and also GSM Data Networks Technology. For CDMA it supports CDMA EVDO Rev.A up to 3.1 Mbps and supports HSDPA/HSUPA
Touch Bar / Candy Bar / Touch Tablet form factor is the design of Motorola Photon 4G MB855. It uses 4.3 inches diameter of TFT Capacitive Touchscreen and has 540 x 960 pixels Resolution. Without amiss, the Proximity sensor, Accelerometer Sensor also attached within the Phone to support for Auto turn off screen / lock and Auto Rotate Orientation for the Display 16M Colors. It supports multi-touch input method. The screen also polished and finished with gorilla glass display for anti scratching material, and has dual anti reflective display for a better view / use.
Motorola Photon 4G Sprint Manual User Guide Resume
One thing that seems to be a “missing” thing on the matter of Manual on this Motorola Photon 4G for Sprint is the unavailability of Quick Start Guide / Getting Started Guide PDF. For tutorial and guidance on using this Phone, you only able to get the full User Guide / User Manual.
The picture that we shared with you below is the part of User Guide of Motorola Photon that would tell you how you can understand the front side of the phone with its keys parts and buttons. On right image is the Home Screen tutorial and understanding that by default would be seen after you turning it on for the first time. As you can see below, you can learn where is the location of Menu Key, Home Keys, Search Key, Touch Screen, Volume button, Power / Lock button, micro USB / Micro HDMI (available on page 18 of PDF Manual / UG), and for home screen tutorial that available on page 24, you can learn the shortcut icons, app menu, widget, and notification bar or status indicator.
Resetting the Motorola Photon would be the last action that you should take if you got a problem relating with the screen freezing or other “hard important problem”. To do able on performing the Hard / Master Reset aka Factory Data Reset, you can read the step by step instruction manual on page 45. Here are the quick start guide on doing this Factory Reset: Touch Apps > Setting > Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Choose on of these option, Erase Internal Storage (media area) | Erase SD Card > Reset Phone > Erase Everything > Confirm > Done
There are also many tutorial that you can follow. For example you can learn how to use Web and Data Services provided by Sprint on “Sprint Service” Section / Chapter, you can learn GPS Navigation and Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service, Learning to connect your Wi-Fi to access point hotspot, setting the Alarm, Using the camera, transfer file, pairing the bluetooth, Downloading application from Android Market, and many more.
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Motorola Photon 4G Sprint Specifications
Powered with NVidia Tegra 2 AP20H chipset with Dual core Processor 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 and uses ULP GeForce GPU, and also Android OS version 2.3 Gingerbread with 1GB RAM and 2GB ROM, make this Motorola Photon very powerful on the matter of Hardware in comparison to the latest released of Smartphone from other vendor (you can compare it with Samsung Galaxy S II Specs and features). MB855 also supports for microSD external storage (removable) up to 32GB and has internal built in onboard memory about 16GB.
For the Camera, it has dual camera on the rear and front facing panel of Motorola Photon body. For the main camera for video recording / capturing photo, which placed on the back side of the phone, it uses 8 Megapixel Camera. This 8M Camera also accompanied by Geo tagging, face detection, image stabilizer, Dual LED Falsh, Auto focus, Digital Zoom and can create HD video up to 720p@30fps. For the Video Calling, it uses VGA Camera in the front side. Of course the Photon also installed and ready to use the “Image Editing Tools” for crop, rotate the picture/ image and also others advanced settings.
Beside the 4G Sprint connectivity, Bluetooth with A2DP plus EDR, Wi-Fi WLAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n type, and USB 2.0 (microUSB and micro HDMI) also available. For Geotagging and direction navigation, the Photon also has GPS with aGPS and sGPS including eCompass. For Music Player, it uses Motorola Music Player that can play MP3,WAV, MPEG 4, AMR NB, AAC+, AAC, WMA9, WMA10, eAAC+, AMR WB, WMA 10, WMA 9 and MIDI (both Video and Audio formats).
As an Android Powered Phone by Google, Motorola Photon preloaded with many Google Mobile Apps, such as Google Calendar, Google Latitude, Google Maps Street View, Google Maps, Google Maps Navigation, Google Talk, Google eBook, Google Search, Google Search by Voice, YouTube, Android Market and more.
For Full Specifications Detail about Motorola Photon 4G, we suggest you to read the official Specs on this page (just click the link please).
Table of Contents of Motorola Photon 4G Manual User Guide Sprint
Setting Up Service:
Setting Up Your Phone
Activating Your Phone
Completing the Setup Application
Setting Up Your Voicemail
Sprint Account Passwords
Calendar and Tools
microSD Card and File Transfer
Connecting with Wi-Fi
Virtual Private Networks VPN,
Web and Data Services
Entertainment TV and Music
Sprint Worldwide Wireless Service,
Safety and Warranty Information
Motorola Photon 4G Manual User Guide Sprint Car Cradle HD Multimedia Dock Legal Guide PDF Download
Before you download the User Manual or other Manual (attach the Car Cradle or uses HD Multimedia), please allow us to explain on short resume about the picture that we shared with you below. It is a figure of tutorial series that would guide you on assemble the phone for the first time. From how you can open the back cover casing, learning to install the SIM Card or inserting the microSD Media Storage Card, assemble or remove the battery, and also how you can turn off/on the phone or even using the kick stand. Actually the tutorial been separated in difference sections, but we gathered in one picture below for better understanding.