ATLANTA – May 19, 2010 – Motorola i1, the world’s first Push To Talk (PTT), Android™-powered smartphone for the Integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN), is now available from SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO).
The sleek, tablet-style Motorola i1 combines the convenience of PTT two-way radio with a premium browsing and messaging experience. Motorola i1 comes preloaded with the Opera Mini 5 Browser for optimized mobile Web browsing, Android WebKit Browser with Adobe® Flash® Lite® for access to content created with Adobe Flash and multiple keyboard options, including Swype™, for quick and efficient messaging.
Popular tools, including Google™ mobile services and Microsoft Document Viewer, help users keep the ball rolling while on-the-go. In addition, personal and work information, such as e-mails, calendar appointments and contacts, are automatically synced and integrated throughout the device, keeping users’ digital worlds connected. Customize Motorola i1 with thousands of widgets and applications available for download from Android Market™.
“SouthernLINC Wireless customers can now experience the first Android-powered iDEN smartphone in the marketplace,” said Bob Dawson, president and CEO of SouthernLINC Wireless. “With a touch screen, built-in Wi-Fi and enterprise e-mail capability, the feature-rich, multitasking Motorola i1 gives SouthernLINC Wireless customers the immediacy of our premier, Push To Talk service, the practicality of rugged construction and the ability to download data at Wi-Fi speeds.”
Featuring durable, rubber housing and sturdy, state-of-the-art Gorilla® glass that safeguards the 3.1-inch touch screen from shocks and other damage, Motorola i1 is as tough as it is stylish. Moreover, Motorola i1 is Military Spec 810F certified for blowing rain, dust, shock, vibration, temperature extremes, low pressure, salt fog, humidity and solar radiation.
Motorola i1 comes fully-loaded with multimedia features, including a music player, stereo Bluetooth® technology and a 5-megapixel camera with flash, video, geotagging and panoramic capabilities. Store up to 2 gigabytes of images, videos and music on the included microSD memory card, or replace it with up to a 32 GB card, sold separately, to hold even more data. Easily transfer files, including pictures, videos, music and ringtones, from computer to memory card using the USB drag and drop feature.
Motorola i1 is now available at all SouthernLINC Wireless sales and service locations, through authorized SouthernLINC Wireless dealers and online at http://southernlinc.com/android. In-stock availability may vary by location.