The Motorola i325 IS handset is billed as the first intrinsically safe phone for off-network use. A Direct Talk function lets users outside a Nextel coverage area manually transfer to a two-way radio-to-radio communication mode. The handset is approved for use where there may be flammable gases or vapors and also meets military specifications (810 B tests) for resistance to blowing rain, dust, shock, vibration, high/low temperatures and pressure, solar radiation, humidity, and salt fog. It has a rubber overmold, a sealed bottom connector cover to protect from liquid or dust damage, and a fixed antenna for durability. Java technology lets users run and download applications, and GPS is included as well.
First intrinsically safe wireless handset
The Motorola i325 IS handset is billed as the first intrinsically safe phone for off-network use.