Kyocera Echo Mark Peters : April 1st 2011 - 09:40 CET
Kyocera Echo Dual-Touchscreen Smartphone : Sprint and Kyocera announced the availability of the Kyocera Echo dual-touchscreen Smartphone, on April 17 in all Sprint retail channels. The innovative Kyocera Echo Android Smartphone will retail for $199.99 (excludes taxes) with a new 2 year service agreement or eligible upgrade. Consumers can reserve the Kyocera Echo Smartphone via the company's website and be among of the first to get their hands on new Android Dual touchscreen Smartphone. The Kyocera Echo Smartphone operates on the Google Android 2.2 operating system and has access to more than 150,000 apps in Android Software Market.
Kyocera Echo review
The Kyocera Echo was already announced in February 2011. The Kyocera Echo Smartphone already received rave reviews from industry insiders. According to Boy Genius Report, "Kyocera Echo is unlike any other Smartphone we have ever seen, and it's truly innovative." Phone Scoop also touted, "Kyocera Echo Dual-touchscreen is one of the most unique Android Smartphones we've ever seen."
Kyocera Echo Smartphone
"Continuing to set the bar high in Android Smartphones, Sprint is thrilled to bring this industry-first Smartphone to the market," said Fared Adib at Sprint. "Kyocera Echo's unique dual-screen, Simul-tasking capabilities allow customers to do things they have never before done on a Android Smartphone. We believe customers will really appreciate and leverage the Kyocera Echo dual-screen capabilities and are excited to partner with Kyocera to bring this innovation to Sprint customers.
Kyocera Echo specifications
• 1GHz Snapdragon processor
• Two high-resolution 3.5-inch WVGA displays
• Customized Apps for Kyocera Echo
• 5 Megapixel camera with flash and digital zoom
• 720p HD video camcorder
• Google Android 2.2 operating system
• 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A.)
• 8GB microSD memory card included
• Supports cards up to 32GB
• Full HTML Web browser supporting Flash
• Internet browser optimized for dual screens
• Corporate and personal e-mail support
• Access to Telenav GPS Navigator, Sprint TV and more
• Music media player with 3.5 mm headset jack
• GPS, compass, accelerometer, proximity, light sensor
• Hearing Aid Compatibility Rating : M4/T4
• Extra Smartphone battery included
• Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
Kyocera Echo features
The Kyocera Echo Smartphone features two high-resolution 3.5-inch WVGA touchscreen displays connected by a three-dimensional "pivot hinge" that enables the two displays to operate independently, side-by-side or combined to form an oversized 4.7-inch (diagonal) integrated display. The Super Copper Alloy hinge is so unique it has six patents pending, and so tough it has passed severe durability testing.
Kyocera Echo review and price information
As soon as we receive a Kyocera Echo test sample, we will publish a picture gallery with high resolution photos, followed by an in-depth Kyocera Echo review. The Kyocera Echo Dual-Touchscreen Smartphone will retail for $199.99.