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Moto i335, i602 walkie-talkie phones coming to Sprint

updated 11:45 am EDT, Fri July 27, 2007

Moto i335/i602 for Sprint

Sprint's iDEN-based Nextel service is set to receive two new phones that could inject appeal into the often business-only lineup, a Motorola press event has revealed. The i335 (pictured) will run solely on the iDEN network but should also add a relatively stylized, textured design; the front and sides are rubberized with an elevated keypad that helps pressing buttons simple with gloves. A second phone, the ic602, will stand as a more affordable alternative to the top ic902 and should have a second CDMA radio for calls placed on Sprint's regular network. A VGA camera and 1xRTT Internet access will provide basic but useful media functions on the CDMA side, Motorola notes.

Both phones should also support Java apps for custom software and should simplify the characteristic push-to-talk functions of iDEN phones, which allow instant voice chats either across the network to other Nextel users or offline through a traditional walkie-talkie mode. Sprint hasn't announced either of the phones but is expected to do so shortly, and is expected to discount the phones heavily with contract prices. [via Gearlog]

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