Editors Liked

  • Ruggedized hardware that's easy on the eyes, The first iDEN PushtoTalk touchscreen phone, Access to thousands of gaming, media and productivity applications on the Android Marketplace
  • Easy activation process, affordable unlimited plans, two solid smartphone choices, plenty of easy ways to add funds
  • The Motorola i1 has a responsive touch screen, rugged construction, and excellent call quality. It also comes with Sprint's array of broadband services and Nextel Direct Connect
  • Stellar plan pricing. Excellent call quality and reception. Loud speakerphone
  • Rugged, yet sophisticated

Editors Didn't Like

  • The aging Android 1.5 operating system, The sluggish iDEN data network, Unpolished elements that induce frequent minor crashes
  • Motorola i1 is pricey, Motorola i1 is running older Android 1.5 OS and lacks Motoblur, BlackBerry Curve 8300 series is already an aging smartphone
  • The Motorola i1 is, sadly, saddled with Android OS 1.5, which makes it feel very dated when compared with more-current smartphones
  • Glacial data speeds. Oddly stubborn touch screen. Outdated OS version
  • Runs outdated Android 1.5