Motorola Photon Q official Jelly Bean soak test rolling out now

After many months of waiting, finally Sprint Motorola Photon Q (XT897) will get official Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.2), since few days ago Motorola has begun sending emails to selected users who previously sign up to the Motorola Mobility online and register their device’s IMEI/Serial number. In case you have joined before but did not get any invitation might be you’re out of luck, as not all subscribers have a chance to try early Jelly Bean OTA updates for Photon Q.


For those who have been lucky to get the invite, then Motorola will send OTA updates on your smartphone. Here is the firmware information that you will get after after download and install official OTA updates on Photon Q :

Software version: 98.10.5.XT897.Spint.en.US
Android version: Android 4.1.2
HW version: P2B
Build number: 9.8.2Q-122_XT897_FFW-5

photon q official jelly bean

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Screenshot: huatz84 @xda

If you’re a user who did not get a chance to try out early JB OTA, it is not necessary to be sad, as from previous experience it only need few weeks after the soak test the official OTA will be released by Moto, we can expect to receive it by the end of April. And for those who have rooted on ICS, it is recommended to keep root with the Voodoo OTA root keeper before accepting any updates.



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