Sprint offers first PTT slider, the Motorola Debut i856
Sprint has announced today the availability of its' first cellphone that combines a slider form factor with PTT functionality. The Motorola i856 Debut is making its'...ahem...debut on the pin-dropping network. The handset allows for quick sub one second call set-up and access to the largest PTT community through Nextel Direct Connect. The Nextel network currently reaches more than 274 million people living in 17,500 cities. The phone costs $99.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and a 2 year contract and is available at Sprint retail stores, online and through telesales. When not being used to stay in touch with your business partners, the Debut has many consumer oriented features like a 1.3MP camera, a 2.2 inch display, and a 3.5mm audio jack that can be used with the music player that is on board. While Sprint is just offering the Debut today, the model has been available through Boost Mobile since early September as we reported.
Motorola Debut i856 Specifications