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Sprint Releases the Motorola i890 Push-to-Talk Phone
      #36315 - 03/15/10 03:22 PM

Sprint today announced availability of Motorola i890 Nextel Direct Connect phone on the Nextel National Network. Priced at $129.99 with a two-year service agreement on a new-line activation or eligible upgrade and $50 mail-in rebate (excluding taxes), Motorola i890 is available with Nextel Direct Connect calling plans in all Sprint sales channels, including Sprint retail stores, Business Direct Sales, Telesales (1-800-Nextel-9) and Web sales ( More about the new PTT phone:

Motorola i890 is an ideal handset for those who need essential business tools, multimedia-rich features and instant communication in a slim form factor. It features a 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder with fixed focus and 4x digital zoom, built-in MP3 player and stereo Bluetooth. It also offers the upgraded ability to switch from an active push-to-talk call to an interconnect voice call at the touch of a button. It also features a Quick Release button for easy, one-handed operation and external media keys with Haptics for localized tactile feedback.

Nextel Direct Connect Features:

? Direct Connect for instant, one-to-one push-to-talk communication nationwide with any other Nextel Direct Connect subscriber
? Group Connect to communicate or coordinate activities with up to 20 other Nextel Direct Connect subscribers all at once ? nationwide
? International Direct Connect lets you instantly connect from the United States to users in other eligible countries, including Canada and Mexico, and lets you make and receive push-to-talk calls while traveling in those countries
? Direct Talk offers a reliable backup all-digital, off-network, push-to-talk service that works anywhere, anytime between compatible phones for short-range communications (range will vary based on terrain and conditions and in-building performance)
? Direct Send sends pictures or contact information to other Direct Send-capable phones using the Direct Connect button
? NextMail lets you send voice messages to any email address to document and track activity using the Direct Connect button

Phone Features:

? 2.0 megapixel camera and camcorder with fixed focus and 4x digital zoom
? Built-in MP3 player
? Advanced Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology 2.1 A2DP
? Supports up to 8 GB MicroSD card (not included)


? Dimensions: 3.9 inches x 1.98 inches by 0.66 inches (99 mm x 50.3 mm x 16.8 mm)
? Weight: 4.2 ounces (119 grams)
? Internal Display: 2.2-inch QVGA (55.9 mm), 240 x 320, 65K, 16-bit TFT
? External Display: 1.8-inch (45.7 mm), 128 x 160, 65K, 16-bit TFT
? Battery Specifications ? Standard:1130 mAh lithium ion
? Talk Time ? Standard Battery: up to 205 minutes1

Sprint Business Advantage plans, starting at $29.99 per month. For more info visit


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