Motorola and Sprint today announced the Motorola i1, the world's first push-to-talk Android-powered smartphone. Sleek and attractive, yet durable, Motorola i1 is the first iDEN device to carry the features of a modern smartphone including a 3.1-inch touch screen, Wi-Fi, optimized browsing experience with the latest Opera Mini 5 browser, access to thousands of apps and a push-to-talk experience that includes exciting new features. Sprint will begin offering Motorola i1 this summer. Here is more info:
Motorola i1 enhances the push-to-talk experience with the ability to view who is calling regardless of what application you are in, whether you are managing your emails, checking your calendar, composing messages or viewing media.
With solid body construction that meets military specifications for protection against dust, shock, vibration and blowing rain1, Motorola i1 is designed for those who work and play hard. It automatically syncs and integrates office and personal information such as emails, calendar appointments and contacts. Key features include:
* Integrated Gmail compatibility and access to Outlook email with Microsoft Direct Push Technology and HTML support, as well as email from well-known providers like AOL, Windows Live including MSN and Hotmail, Yahoo! and more * Easily view Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF documents on the go to maximize productivity * Google Search, Google Maps, Google Calendar, Google Talk and Gmail with Google mobile services * Android Market provides direct access to thousands of useful applications, widgets and fun games to download * Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g * 5.0 megapixel camera and camcorder with flash 4x digital zoom * Built-in MP3 player * Advanced Stereo Bluetooth Wireless Technology 2.0 with EDR * Full touchscreen, accelerometer and ambient light sensor * Supports up to 32 GB MicroSD card (not included)
* Operating System: Android 1.5 * Dimensions: 4.65 inches x 2.28 inches by 0.5 inches (118 mm x 58 mm x 12.8 mm) * Weight: 4.63 ounces (131.26 grams) * Display: 3.1-inch (mm) 320 x 480, 265K TFT * Battery Specifications: 1400 mAh * Talk Time: 201 min talk time
Availability and Pricing Motorola i1 will be available through Sprint in North America in the summer of 2010. Customers interested in Motorola i1 can pre-register at www.sprint.com/motoi1 or www.motorola.com