The "1-Minute" Review
The Motorola i605 is a candy bar phone that has the look of a walkie talkie. It’s Motorola’s first iDEN device, is well built, offers a speakerphone, voice dialing, GPS, Java capabilities and more.
This phone pays homage to the still vast buying market of pragmatic customers looking for call quality, simplicity and durability. On these metrics the i605 does just fine. Offering up to 4.8 hours of talk time and up to 240 hours of standby time, Bluetooth, USB, customization options for both graphics and ringtones, even data tethering capability, the Motorola i605 makes a stronger effort in this cell phone tier point than many others to provide a solid value.
Now, the iDEN technology has become synonymous with Push-to –Talk, so it doesn’t just look like a walkie talkie, it acts like one, too. You can push a single button and connect with others, making this a great choice for contractors and others who work in groups and need to say connected.
Motorola has produced an excellent device targeted for people who need reliability, good call quality and only those features which sync with their lifestyles. Not too much more, but certainly nothing less.
Prices (Where to Buy)
Motorola released the i605 on May 16, 2006.
The i605 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola i605 prices from around the web here on The Informr.
We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Motorola i605 user manual here.
Motorola backs up the i605 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.
If your i605 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.
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