Sprint Bows New iDEN/CDMA Phone
Jun 14, 2007, 9:26 AM by (staff)
Sprint is adding the Motorola ic902 to its line-up of hybrid iDEN/CDMA handsets. The ic902 makes use of EV-DO for high-speed wireless data and is compatible with Sprint's Power Vision services. It has a 2-megapixel camera, MP3 player and stereo Bluetooth. It also includes a microSD slot for storing media files and comes with a 128 megabyte card. It is also compatible with all iDEN services, including Direct Talk and Direct Send. It is available from Sprint's online store starting today and will be in retail outlets next month. Prices start at $299 with 2-year contract.
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Rich / Eric - Fix the "Full Story" link...
You can also add a "More Info" link to the ic902 Fact Sheet PDF document at the following link.
http://www2.sprint.com/mr/cmastaticfiles/non-landing ... »
Where is it exactly?
Defending Sprint's decision to use only PCS+iDEN
But since purchasing one, and using it in my area, I've discovered they made a very wise decision in so doing.
First, let me say that, no, you aren't going to have the same coverage you get with a standard cellphone, it's going to be similar to what you have on regular Nextel phones.
But what you will get is a phone with better coverage than what Nextel alone could have built out for themselves. For example, if you live in Texas, your voice coverage will be GREATLY enhanced, and such is the case with many other states (i.e. Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi,).
Not to mention Mon...
Sucks for roaming. Alltel and VZW use mostly 850 Mhz... so this phone is a no go for me.
I like to take week long fishing trips in northern AZ. I'm needing my Alltel roaming coverage.
So, 1900Mhz isn't a big deal. It ...