Editors Liked

  • Candybar form factor, Good keyboard, Solid battery life
  • Good voice quality, Great QWERTY keyboard, Rugged, Long battery life, Direct Connect allows for much better data speeds than iDEN
  • Great keyboard, Good overall design with Military Spec toughness, Quick OS performance, Great call quality and battery life
  • Running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), the Motorola Admiral offers snappy performance, decent call quality, a QWERTY keyboard, and a scratch-resistant 3.1-inch touch screen. It also supports push-to-talk, and its durable design will withstand harsh environ

Editors Didn't Like

  • Small, washedout display, Trouble differentiating taps from scrolls, Mediocre performance
  • Average camera, Occasional headphone hiss
  • Camera underperforms, Some water resistance would be nice
  • The Motorola Admiral's photo/video quality could be better. The phone comes with just 4GB of internal storage and doesn't support 4G