The Motorola i1 has officially been released and now available to purchase online via Sprint's website. For customers that are eligible for an upgrade or ready to sign a new contract the phone will run $149.99 after rebates. The full retail price is listed at $349.99. Be sure to check out the Motorola i1 Forum more information. Here's a quick recap of the new Motorola i1:

Nextel Direct Connect®
Direct Connect service that instantly connects you to all other Nextel users - across town, across the country, and now even up to five countries.

Touchscreen with virtual keyboard

Touchscreen with virtual keyboard and Swype technology allows you to input text faster and easier with one, continuous motion.

Embedded Wi-Fi

Embedded Wi-Fi to quickly browse the internet, check email and download applications in hot-spots

Android Market™

Android Market provides direct access to thousands of useful applications and fun games which you can download and install on your phone.

Rugged Design

Certified to Military Standard 810F for dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, blowing rain, humidity, solar radiation, and salt fog.

5.0 Megapixel Camera and Camcorder

Capture high-resolution images with the digital camera, flash and zoom. Create your own video clips and easily share them with family and friends.

Stereo Bluetooth

Pair up any Bluetooth stereo accessory.

MicroSD Memory Card Slot

Store photos, voice memos and music for instant access anytime. *Supports up to a 32GB card.

MP3 Audio Player

Listen to your favorite music using your phone's MP3 Player


Instantly send and receive SMS Text Messages and MMS across the room or across the country.

Group Connect®

Users can instantly connect a group of people nationwide - all at once - with the Group Connect® service

International Direct Connect<sup>SM</sup>

International Direct Connect Calling lets you instantly connect from the U.S. to users in other eligible countries including Canada and Mexico. In addition, International Direct Connect Roaming lets you make and receive push-to-talk calls while traveling in those countries.


For businesses that need instant, large group communication for dispatch and collaboration. Get the word out to groups of up to 200 people at once. All users must be within the same local market and in the same fleet.

Direct Send<sup>(SM)</sup>

Send pictures or contact information to other Direct Send-capable phones with a quick push of the button.

Convert PTT call to an Interconnect Call

When you are on a PTT call you can now make it private.

Second Line Service

Keep your business and personal calls separate with two different numbers (for use in the U.S. only).

Multiple Languages

Change a setting to read phone menus and options in English, Spanish and French.

Voice Activated Dialing

Press a button and speak to dial numbers or access features.

Hearing Aid Compliant

Hearing Aid Compliance causes less electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency (RF) interference, which should improve usability with hearing devices.

911 Emergency Location Capable

Features an embedded Global Positioning System chip necessary for utilizing the E911 emergency location services where available.