Motorola seems to be readying an Android smartphone to be a part of US telecom operator Sprint’s new CDMA-based Direct Connect service. This smartphone is Motorola Admiral and it has got decent specifications.
Motorola Admiral seems to be a portrait QWERTY device from the leaked screenshot, and will feature Qualcomm’s 1.2GHz processor, Android 2.3, 3.1 inch display, 5MP rear camera, 1860 mAh battery. This is not all Motorola Admiral is rugged smartphone, which meets 810G military specifications.
There is no word on the release date, and considering this is one of the first leaks, there might be some time before we see Sprint officially announcing this device.
To remind you, Motorola Admiral was first heard in some trademark registrations by Sprint along with Samsung Epic Touch 4G and Evo Design 4G.
What is Sprint Direct Connect?
Coming in Q4 – Sprint plans to launch next generation of push-to-talk service on CDMA. The new CDMA push-to-talk service will be branded Sprint Direct Connect. The smartphones on Direct Connect designed to provide interoperable one-to-one direct connect calling on EVDO Rev A. There will also be a few new features at launch. These new devices will benefit greatly from being able to use PTT on 1XRTT and while roaming. These additions are expected to increase the CDMA PTT coverage greatly and provide a PTT footprint that will allow customers to use push-to-talk in a majority of the same places that the iDEN network covers today.