Yesterday I shot some video footage of the Motorola i1, the first Android powered smartphone to work on iDEN push-to-talk networks, such as those run by Sprint Nextel and Boost Mobile in the USA.

The... i1 features a solid design that is resistant to dust, shock, and rain.  It runs only the 1.5 version of Android, though, and does not even feature Motorola’s MOTOBLUR social networking extensions. All...

Motorola i1

Sprint has announced that it will offer the Motorola i1 Android phone starting July 25.  The i1 is a push-to-talk iDEN handset for Sprint’s Nextel customers... that features a large 3.1-inch HVGA touchscreen display, a 5 megapixel camera and camcorder, an onscreen Swype keyboard, and WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity.  All of this is packed into a mil-spec casing to...

Motorola i1

Motorola’s i1 Android smartphone with push to talk capabilities is to be available from Boost Mobile as of June 20.

The phone is available from... Boost Mobile Exclusive Retail Stores, Best Buy, and Best Buy Mobile standalone stores.  No pricing information has been revealed at this time.

Some of the device’s highlights are listed b...

Motorola i1

While I was in the air heading to Las Vegas for the 2010 CTIA show, Motorola and Sprint launched the i1, the first iDEN Push-to-Talk smartphone running Android. ... Later in the day I got a chance to shoot some videos and photos of the i1, as well as talk to Motorola about the phone.

It turns out that the i1 runs a pretty generic build of Android 1.5. No MOTOBLUR...