Motorola i860 launched by Nextel

Oct 06 2004 - 12:39 PM ET | Motorola, Nextel

You can purchase the Motorola i860 from for just $124.99 after rebate.

Motorola i860Nextel has launched the widely anticipated Motorola i860. This is the first iDEN handset with a digital camera. Main features of the handset include: * Main display: 176x220 pixel 262,000 color TFT * Sub display: 95 x 65 pixel 4,096-color * VGA resolution camera with flash and video clips up to 10-seconds * MMS * Voice dialing * Java * Easy open push-button flip mechanism Battery life is often an issue on iDEN phones, and the i860 is no different--advertised standby time is 65 hours while talktime is just 2.75 hours. Expect to pay $299.99 for the Motorola i860 after a $50 mail-in rebate. A 2-year activation is needed.