Scratch Wireless Motorola Photon Q Review (Scratch Wireless)

What It Is

Scratch Wireless' Motorola Photon Q is an Android cell phone targeted toward kids. When you buy the phone, that's it. As long as you are connected to a wi-fi network, you can text, make phone calls, and use data for free. There is no limit. And even if you're not connected to wi-fi, you still have unlimited free texting powered by the Sprint Nationwide Network. To make phone calls and browse the internet without wi-fi, you can purchase a voice or data pass for $1.99 per day or $14.99 per month.

The Motorola Photon Q includes a 4.3-inch color touchscreen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, text-to-speech technology, and dual cameras: a front-facing HD web cam plus a high-quality 8 megapixel camera with 1080p video capture. It runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, is Bluetooth compatible, and its 4G LTE connection offers speeds of up to 25 megabits per second. It comes with a USB cord and AC adapter.

Is It Fun?

The Scratch Wireless Motorola Photon Q has all the great features of a traditional Android phone but without the high usage costs. Texting is what most tweens, teens, and college students spend time on their phone doing, so it doesn't make sense to pay for extra voice and data if your kid isn't going to use it that often. And with so many households having wi-fi networks along with the availability of free public wi-fi, kids will have access to free texting, voice, and data almost anywhere they go. The option to purchase voice and data passes is very helpful, though. For parents who want to give their children a cell phone but are concerned about the cost, this Android phone from Scratch Wireless is a great option.

Who It’s For

The Motorola Photon Q from Scratch Wireless is for ages 12-24.

What To Be Aware Of

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