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Motorola has just launched one of their most powerful Android smartphone, Photon 4G. Photon 4G provided a number of features that make it powerful and ready to face competition in the high end Android market.
Photon 4G equipped with dual core processor Nvidia Tegra 2 and 1 GB of RAM. While the screen size 4.3 inch promises clarity with QHD 960×540 pixel resolution and still equipped with the latest anti-scratch Gorilla Glass technology.
The design was declared a classy in a number of reviews. The assertive corners make this handset looks attractive. In addition there are kickstand on the back that can be established to hold the phone when viewing videos and other functions.
Other mainstay features in this phone such as the ability to record 720p HD video, play a full HD 1080p video, 4G WiMAX network support, up to 8-megapixel camera. The Android version that used was 2.3.4.
Photon 4G available since late July 2011 in the United States, bundled with Sprint operator. Currently no information on whether this handset will land in foreign countries. Photon 4G addition, Motorola has reportedly preparing to release another phone, Droid Bionic.
According to Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, the existence of the chip NFC (Near Field Communication) makes this a reality. With this technology users can take advantage their cellphone like a credit card.
“Google wallet payment system will begin tested in Japan. Having recently in the United States, within the next few months will enter Asia. It’s just a matter of regulatory issues,” said Eric, in the Google Mobile Revolution event, which took place in Tokyo, Japan.
With a digital wallet on the Android phone, users convinced not to worry if leaving the house without carrying money. Just paste your cell phone to transact.
“The technology is open to anyone. And the latest generation Android phones will be able to run these features,” said Eric.
Previously, Google claimed to have worked with Citibank, MasterCard, First Data and Sprint to test and operate these services in some regions of the United States.
Google Wallet initially is working on the new Google phone Nexus S which operates on the Sprint network. Then be expanded to other Android phones, but only special that has NFC technology.
NFC chips in mobile phones allow users who have entered their credit card details, make purchases with PayPass system of CitiMasterCard. Users simply holding the phone in the sensing device when purchasing goods and automatic payments charged to credit cards.
Google Wallet can be used in 124 thousand stores in the United States. Then will be visit 311 thousand stores in the world.
Google ensures transactions through Google Wallet can be done safely. They claim security is a top priority in this new service.
HTC began the 2011 with the presence of Evo Shift 4G, Android smartphone that can run on 4G WiMax network. Shift 4G is the successor of Evo 4G handsets. Of course, this latest version has some changes.
HTC Evo Shift 4G now has a sliding QWERTY keyboard. Screen size shrinks to 3.6 inch from the previous 4.3 inch. But, even the camera feature is reduced from 8 megapixels to 5 megapixels.
Shift 4G will soon be marketed in the United States to work with More >