Rugged Motorola Brute i680 launched by Sprint

12:26 AM Edited by Blony


Sprint and Motorola have just announced a new rugged, push-to-talk phone for Nextel – the Motorola Brute i680 – which is available starting today.

The Brute i680 is a bulky clamshell that meets the Military Specification 810F for shock, vibration, dust, low and high temperatures, radiation, salt fog, humidity, blowing rain and low pressure.

The new phone comes with Sprint Nextel’s exclusive Public Safety application, which “allows public safety personnel to communicate, even if they are out of network range – an irreplaceable communication tool in times of emergency.”

Motorola Brute i680 also features:

* 2.2 inch internal display with 176 x 220 pixels, 1.3 inches external display with 120 x 160 pixels
* Stereo Bluetooth
* MP3 player
* Web browser
* Email
* Threaded messaging
* 2MP camera with flash
* 180MB of internal memory
* Memory card slot

The Motorola Brute i680 can be bought in Sprint’s retails stores, as well as online. Its price is of $119.99 (with a 2-yr contract and a Nextel Direct Connect calling plan).

Via Press release