Motorola Admiral to become leader of Sprint's PTT fleet

Motorola Admiral to become leader of Sprint's PTT fleet
Recently we saw a video about the Motorola Admiral on YouTube. Since then, the video has been taken down which means that it is a good thing that some pictures of the Admiral were discovered in the wild, especially since Sprint has yet to officially introduce the model. According to the person who snapped the pix, the device is top heavy and the bottom is thin making it awkward to hold. The device meets military specifications as far as weathering the elements is concerned. The phone is resistant to dust, shock, solar radiation and high and low temperature.

The Motorola Admiral  has a 3.1 inch display with resolution of 480 x 600. A single-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm MSM 8655 processor is under the hood and a 5MP rear camera captures video at 720p. Motorola's proprietary UI runs on top of Android 2.3. 4GB of internal memory comes on board and that can be expanded using a microSD card. Powering the Motorola Admiral is an 1860mAh battery.

Since this device has yet to be announced by Sprint or Motorola, we have no pricing or availability date. According to one of the latest Sprint Facebook issues, everything seems all set to go for the Motorola Admiral  except for one unknown problem involving the handset's QWERTY keyboard. Once that gets resolved, the Motorola Admiral is expected to be ruling the mighty Direct Connect seas at Sprint.

source: Engadget

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Admiral
  • Display 3.1 inches
    640 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1860 mAh
  • OS Android 2.3

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13 Comments

13. wyzguy unregistered

Also one should consider that since BB has not produced another push to talk, and is rumored to have one later this year; this has no competition and allows it to "set the bar/standard." Coupled with the fact that it offers the "android" option is going to make it hard to beat/compete.

9. warrenellis

Posts: 102; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

this is mostly for construction workers and outdoor working people, not for people who sit at the computer all day

11. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Exactly.

8. Striker unregistered

Sorry, Moto. You used to be my favorite brand. After Giggle and Android, no thanks. Another great name died. I hope that one day Moto will start making good phones again.

12. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Who the hell is giggle? (kidding) May I know your thoughts why moto is dead with google? If you dont mind.

7. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Looks okay, I would of been in love with this formfactor a few years ago.

6. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

No....no....(in my Family Guy Consuela voice)

10. Nathan

Posts: 85; Member since: Jul 14, 2011

I can imagine that right now. xD

5. Need Rugged unregistered

A rugged phone is never going to be the sleekest out there you realize? Different people have different needs. A broken phone isn't too good looking either, when your business depends on it.

4. gizmo0 unregistered

Give me a nexus prime with a dedicated push to talk button and call it a day please.

3. AdmiralWHAT unregistered

WTF No F*ing Thanks

2. Ronref95

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 23, 2011

It looks like it would be fun to txt with

1. Zoenphlux

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 05, 2011

thats ugly!

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