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Motorola APX 8000XE ALL-BAND P25

Portable Public Safety Two-Way Radios

Air Comm is authorized to sell APX models within the state of Utah only.

Unlimited Mobility. Extreme Performance.

Based on feedback from firefighters, Motorola designed the APX 8000XE Series; a complete portfolio of ergonomically advanced, ultra-rugged radios.

Firefighters are in extreme environments and need equally extreme features. The APX 8000XE Series includes a larger display, exaggerated control knobs and the capability to communicate with surrounding municipalities within an all-band radio solution.

The APX 8000XE is redefining mission critical communications by delivering an ultra-durable radio that combines unlimited interoperability, loud audio and secure WiFi connectivity.

The APX XE500 Remote Speaker Microphone (displayed on main image) is the perfect companion to the APX 8000XE.



4 Bands in 1 Radio: 7/800 MHz, VHF and UHF Range 1 and Range 2 bands

Modes and Protocols include: Analog MDC-1200 and QCII, Digital P25, Conventional or Trunked, Smartnet / SmartZone, clear or secure, repeater or direct.


Adaptive Dual-sided Operation allows you to talk into either side of the radio.

Adaptive Noise Suppression cancels out noise as it changes in the environment.

Adaptive Speaker Equalization adjusts the 3 watt loud speaker settings so that speech is optimized at lower and higher volumes.

Adaptive Gain Control adjusts microphone gain based on how loud you talk into the radio to ensure a consistent audio level.

Adaptive Windporting engages a third microphone to cancel out wind noise.


T-shape makes the radio easier to grip even with wet or slippery hands.

Top Display provides quick access to radio status information.

Intelligent Lighting uses 3 simple colors to alert users of critical radio events like emergency, low battery, out of range and private calls and pages.

Voice Announcement provides audible confirmation of zone/channel selections and various feature like scan, direct mode, emergency, encryption and controls lock.

Radio Profiles allows the agency to create custom user experience based on the role and mission of the user.


Update your Radio Fleet Software more efficiently without interrupting voice communications or waiting for idle radios.

Up to 20 WiFi Networks can be provisioned in the radio so that users can seamlessly receive radio software updates at facility WiFi access points or in the field via WiFi hot spots.

GPS Outdoor Personnel Tracking shares your personnel'€™s location, resulting in more efficient task assignment and enhanced officer safety.

Mission Critical Wireless Bluetooth connects quickly and securely with remote speaker microphones and surveillance kits. Off-the-shelf BT audio and data accessories are also supported.


Aluminum Alloy Endoskeleton protects the radio's interior from water intrusion even if the outer housing is breached.

IP 68 Rating (standard) ensures the radio can withstand 2 meters of water submersion for 4 hours.

MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F, G rating ensures you can rely on your radio in the most extreme environments.

Tempered Glass protects the radio'€™s color display user interface from scratches, impact and pressure.

Dual Latch Battery protects the radio from resetting, powering off or ejecting the battery upon impact from drops.


Multiple Hardware Encryption Algorithms like AES, DES, ADP with up to 128 keys so sensitive information stays protected from scanners and eavesdroppers.

Over-the-air Re-key (OTAR) to efficiently update encryption keys of fielded radios over time.

P25 Radio Authentication ensures only valid users can access the system.

Two-factor Authentication allows users to securely query databases.


Radios in this Series:

  • Motorola APX 8000XE Model 1.5: Monochromatic LCD top display,  No menu support, No keypad, 1200 channel capacity.
  • Motorola APX 8000XE Model 2.5: Color LCD display, 4 lines of text, 2 lines of icons, 1 menu line, Backlit keypad, 3 soft keys, 4 direction Navigation key, Home and Data buttons. 3000 channel capacity.
  • Motorola APX 8000XE Model 3.5: Color LCD display, 4 lines of text, 2 lines of icons, 1 menu line, Backlit keypad, 3 soft keys, 4 direction navigation key, 4x3 keypad, Home and Data buttons. 3000 channel capacity.

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