Sprint has officially announced pricing and launch details for its first Sprint Direct Connect compatible smartphone in the Motorola Admiral. The phone will first be offered on October 23rd for $149.99 before an additional $50 mail-in rebate via Sprint’s sales channels as a pre-order, with the launch on November 16th.
The phone featuresÂ Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Sprint’s DirectConnect service, a 1.2GHz processor, 3.1-inch VGA resolution portrait display, QWERTY keyboard, a 5.0 megapixel camera with flash and 720p HD video capture, mobile hotspot support for up to five devices, Wi-Fi N radio, and 4GB of internal memory with microSD slot. The phone supports all of the functionality supported by Sprint DirectConnect such as:
- Guaranteed Talk Permit for guaranteed service.
- Call Alert with Text
- Group Connect
- Availability Notification