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Motorola Ion Key Features

MOTOTRBO™ Ion is the first business-ready communication device with all-on voice and broadband data capabilities. It brings together renowned PTT performance, an open app ecosystem on the Android platform, and access to Motorola’s unified technology ecosystem — from video security and analytics solutions, to best-in-class network security, to powerful new software and technology services like smart virtual assistants. In this blog, we will discuss some of the best features of the Motorola MotoTRBO ION.


With full multimedia capabilities on an android platform, there are many new features never before available in a 2-way radio, such as the many apps available in the open app ecosystem. An intuitive touchscreen lets you view high resolution images, and an integrated camera lets you send —even stream — photos and videos, so that you can communicate what your seeing live. With MOTOTRBO Ion, the apps your enterprise needs — like ticketing, scanning, searching, collaborating, and more — are all on. Plus, Ion gives you access to Motorola’s unified technology ecosystem, so you can turn on new intelligence capabilities, like smart virtual assistants and location apps.

Key Features

  • Android platform
  • Open app ecosystem
  • Unified technology ecosystem
  • Full multimedia capabilities
  • Intuitive touchscreen interface
  • Dependable and easy to use in any environment


Intelligible audio quality lets you hear and be heard when it matters most. And ultra strong materials — including a rugged touchscreen — are used inside and out for outstanding impact resilience. UI, design,
and engineering all come together to create a device you can depend on to work when you need it, no matter what. MOTOTRBO Ion has a level of durability that most smartphones can’t match. With an IP68 rating, It’s completely dust-tight and protected from immersion in water — up to 2 meters for 2 hours. And it’s built with ultra-strong materials inside and out — from its housing, to its Gorilla Glass 3 touchscreen, to its internal components — enabling it to withstand a 4-foot drop onto concrete.

It’s the only touchscreen radio that is intrinsically safe, as an intrinsically safe device, you can use MOTOTRBO Ion in any environment without the risk of ignition, fire or other hazards. Because MOTOTRBO Ion was built for harsh environments, it delivers the best audio performance of any MOTOTRBO device. With industry-leading volume, clarity, and noise suppression features, Ion’s voice communications outperform smartphones — especially in loud environments. So you can hear and be heard when it matters most.

Key Features

  • Industry-leading audio
  • Ultra-rugged touchscreen
  • Customizable experience
  • Long battery life
  • Redesigned antenna
  • Intrinsically safe
  • IP68


You can seamlessly communicate through voice and data, over public and private networks. And Seamless Voice Handover automatically switches you to broadband when you roam beyond your radio system coverage, so your connectivity is always on when you need it.

Key Features

  • Dedicated PTT device
  • Seamless voice handover (DMR & LTE PTT)
  • Full network interoperability with WAVE
  • Long-term evolution (LTE)
  • Wi-fi hotspot
  • CBRS (Nitro)
  • Bluetooth


With cloud-based configuration and provisioning, remote updates, and real-time device monitoring, you can deploy and maintain your radio fleet with minimal touch and downtime. Your IT will thank you for saving them hours of time programming radio fleets, now your IT team can spend less time managing devices, and your workforce can spend more time on-point and on-task.

Key Features

  • Fast setup and updates
  • Seamless device management
  • Managed and supported services


A defense-in-depth approach provides multiple layers of security to help prevent unauthorized device access and malicious activity, and to safeguard your critical data. With the highest level of device and network security, combined with real-time threat monitoring, Ion lets you use data and Android apps with confidence — even on public networks.

Key Features

  • Device security
  • Application security
  • Data security


MOTOTRBO Ion can be adapted with accessories that are purpose-built to make your fleet easier to use and even more capable, especially in loud environments. RSM and other accessories let you quickly reach and use your radio, without the extra steps needed to unlock smart devices. And you have the flexibility to choose from our trusted line of next-generation accessories or third party manufacturers.


Built on Motorola’s state-of-the-art MOTOTRBO digital platform, which ensures secure and reliable communication in challenging environments, the MotoTRBO ION’s impressive range of features make it a standout option for professional communication. Professionals in many industries can now rely on a device that will work seamlessly when they need it, regardless of the environment where a regular smartphone is not going to deliver the ruggedness, audio and connectivity that the Ion provides to get the job done.

MOTOTRBO Ion is your entry point to Motorola’s full technology ecosystem, where your voice, video, data, and analytics are unified on one enterprise platform. Contact us today to learn more.

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