Specs summary


The Motorola i686's screen is 2.2 inches with 176 x 220 pixels resolution.


The phone runs on the Other operating system (OS).

2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
180 MB

Internal memory is 180 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1750 mAh battery. Motorola's performance ratings are 6.5 days standby time, 350 minutes (2G).

Reviews summary


The Motorola i686, aka the Brute, is a tough clamshell that is built to military specifications, which means it meets military standards for shock, dust, vibration, extreme temperatures, humidity and other environmental challenges. The phone's exterior is designed for an easy, solid grip.

The Motorola i686 offers two displays: the external display measures 1.3 inches and provides time, date, battery and signal strength information, and the internal, 2.2-inch display offers 176 x 220 pixel resolution.

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Features include a 2MP camera with LED flash, video record (352 x 288), MP3 player, basic internet browser and GPS. Additional features: calendar, alarms, Bluetooth and expandable memory up to 8GB via microSD/microSDHC. Talk time is rated up to 5.8 hours and standby time is rated up to 150 hours.

The durable phone is ideal for folks who work in inclement conditions and who need to stay in voice contact rather than share documents. For those busy folks, this phone offers ease of use and dependability.


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