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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 e-mail client
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • 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

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • 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 4.9 oz (139 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Other
  • Rugged:
      • Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature resistant

Display

  • Resolution:
    • 130 x 130 pixels
  • Colors:
    • 65 536

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 12 h (704 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.0 days (240 hours)
      the average is 21 days (495 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1450 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Technology

  • 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
  • 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

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • 600 entries, Multiple numbers per contact, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (iTAP), MMS
  • Games:
      • Yes

Connectivity

  • USB:
      • Yes
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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 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 - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

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