March 22, 2010

Smartphone featuring Android gets rugged

Motorola i1 the world’s first Android-powered Nextel Direct Connect smartphone.  It meets Military Specification 810F requirements for dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, solar radiation, humidity and salt fog.  Motorola i1 also includes Wi-Fi capabilities for those times when broadband data speeds are required.  It also features a 5.0 megapixel camera and camcorder with flash and 4x digital zoom, Stereo Bluetooth®, and all the high-end features smartphone users have come to expect.  Motorola i1 offers access to business and personal email, GPS navigation, Opera Mini 5 Web browsing, optional SWYPE™ virtual keyboard and access to the Android Market™, with thousands of applications and widgets.


  • 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 ConnectSM 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 travelling in those countries
  • Direct SendSM sends pictures or contact information to other Direct Send-capable phones using the Direct Connect button
  • Group Messaging to send messages to groups of up to 20 people at the same time
  • NextMail® lets you send voice messages to any email address to document and track activity using the Direct Connect button


  • 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 and 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 time1

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1All talk and standby times are quoted in Digital Mode and are approximate. Battery performance depends on network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, select features, and voice, data and other application usage patterns.
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