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Motorola i355

Posted
May 2, 2005
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint, Sprint Nextel, Southern LINC

Pros

  • Water-resistant phone

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (1.40 inches inches)
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

Motorola i355 is iDEN 800 simple phone featuring PTT and MMS in rugged protected body. It is certified to meet Military Specifications. i355 features GPS, Java, color display and web/email

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Design

  • Dimensions:
    • 5.10 x 2.40 x 1.40 inches (129 x 60 x 34 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 7.02 oz (192 g)
      the average is 5.3 oz (150 g)
  • Features:
    • Numeric keypad
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature resistant

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 130 x 130 pixels

Battery

  • Capacity:
    • 1450 mAh
  • User replaceable:
    • Yes
  • Talk time:
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 14 h (825 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.0 days (240 hours)
      the average is 16 days (384 h)

Cellular

  • iDEN:

    iDEN - iDEN (Integrated Digital Enhanced Network) is a wireless network standard developed by Motorola and used by Nextel Wireless. It operates at 800Mhz, 900Mhz and 1500Mhz frequency bands and it is a mixture of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) and GSM arhitecture. It allows the use of one mobile device as a digital phone, pager, two-way radio and fax/modem.

    • 800 MHz

Connectivity

  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD, Push-to-Talk

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 16 Apr 2004
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        AZ489FT5832 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

    • Head:
      • 0.59 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.58 W/kg

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