Motorola ic502 - the first dual-mode phone for Sprint Nextel
Motorola ic502 with iDEN and CDMA
The FCC just approved the new ic502 this is the first phone to feature both iDEN and CDMA frequencies, which was expected after Sprint and Nextel merged. It has also been called the Motorola RACER phone in earlier rumors. This hybrid device is an entry-level Sprint phone in rugged design, popular from previous Nextel phones. It supports Walkie-Talkie and 1900MHz CDMA for making calls in Sprint network or CDMA roaming. It lacks 800MHz CDMA band and EV-DO high-speed data. Ic502 has phonebook with capacity of 900 contacts; it features alarm, calendar, voice recording and speakerphone.