Review: Motorola i870
Dec 21, 2005, 1:54 PM by Eric Lin
In-depth review of the i870, Motorola's most feature-packed iDEN phone to date.
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Many iDen handsets, because they are ruggedized and meant to be abused, are very large. However unlike other phones, the extra size usually does not pack in extra features. The i870 finally packs in many of the features of today's high end handsets in the typical iDen bulk. Nextel and Motorola would like to sell these to executives who have to carry iDen phones but will pay for high-end features. It's more likely that executives will stick to iDen's slim i83x series or the Blackberries. Instead, workers and supervisors who are tired of forgoing the show-off features their friends brag about will be the ones likely to purchase an i870.
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is (the rumored) 512mb the biggest card you can put on it?
anyone tried a gig yet?
bluetooth = terrible
ok so i work with almost every phone in the industry, and link them to a variety of vehicles on the market today. in my experience, and i dont know why, motorola makes some excellent phones as far as bluetooth connectivity is concerned...but they dropped the ball on the i870.
the phone drops the bluetooth connection, the sound quality is terrible over the lexus system anyway, and overall 100% of my clients have been disappointed with the bluetooth connectivity. to boot, when you make a call from the nav system, the phone takes atleast 10 seconds to actually connect 90% of the time.
that being said, i sincerely hope that motorola releases an update for all of this, or if any of you know any way to make it better, post it on here s...
http://idenphones.motorola.com/iden/support/software ... »
Click on the R5B.00.04 (Latest version of i870's Firmware) link. Hope this help...
This phone blows!
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