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Motorola i55sr / i58sr

Posted
Dec 21, 2001
Market status
Released

US carrier availability

Discontinued: Sprint Nextel, Southern LINC

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • No rear camera
  • Lacks microSD slot for storage expansion
  • It is so thick it needs a personal fitness trainer (1.25 inches inches)
  • Lacks an e-mail client
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment

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Description

This iDEN phone features protective rubberized over-mold, GPS (i58sr), speakerphone, digital TTY, J2ME, Internet browsing capabilities and voice dialing.

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Design

  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 5.25 x 2.00 x 1.25 inches (133 x 51 x 32 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 6.50 oz (184 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (138 g)
  • Design features:
    • Numeric keypad, Soft keys (2)

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 4.50 hours
      the average is 11 h (675 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 5.2 days (125 hours)
      the average is 20 days (477 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1300 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • WAP 1.1

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:
    • 250 entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Predictive text input (T9)
  • JAVA:

    JAVA - J2ME (Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition) is a technology that allows programmers to use the Java programming language and related tools to develop programs for mobile wireless information devices such as cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). J2ME consists of programming specifications and a special virtual machine, the K Virtual Machine, that allows a J2ME-encoded program to run in the mobile device.

      • Midp 1.0
  • Games:
      • Yes
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
    • Voice dialing, 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

      • 21 Dec 2001
      • FCC ID value:

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

        AZ489FT5815 link
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