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Bear Grylls Stars in Kyocera Torque Android Smartphone vs Wild, Releases on Sprint March 8 for $99 (Video)

February 22, 2013

Sprint has revealed release details for the Kyocera Torque, an ultra-rugged Android smartphone which was announced late last month. The water-proof, dirt-proof, drop-proof handset will hit the Now Network on March 8 for $99.99 after $50 mail-in-rebate via reward card. To help promote the device, Sprint has enlisted the help of extreme adventurer Bear...
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Sprint Announces Ultra-Rugged Kyocera Torque Android Smartphone: Water-Proof, Dirt-Proof, Drop-Proof (Specs)

January 28, 2013

Sprint announced a new, ultra-rugged Android smartphone with 4G LTE connectivity today. The Kyocera Torque can withstand blasts of water and can be submerged up to one meter underwater for up to 30 minutes. It’s also protected against extreme temperatures, blowing rain, solar radiation, salt fog, humidity, low pressure situations, dust, shock and vibrations....
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Kyocera Urbano Progresso with Smart Sonic Receiver (Video)

October 11, 2012

In this video from CEATEC 2012, we take a look at the Kyocera Urbano Progresso smartphone. While the handset sports a 4-inch WVGA OLED display, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, an 8 megapixel camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the key feature of the device is its Smart Sonic Receiver. Using tissue conduction audio technology,...
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Kyocera Rise Lands on Sprint on August 19 for $20, Arrives on Virgin Mobile on August 31 for $100 (Video)

August 15, 2012

The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE is due to release on Sprint for $200 on August 19, but there’s also a budget-friendly slider arriving on the Now Network on the same date. The Kyocera Rise offers a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.5-inch HVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 3.2 megapixel rear camera, 3G connectivity and Android...
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KDDI Summer 2012 Lineup: 6 Android Smartphones

May 16, 2012

NTT Docomo may have announced a massive arsenal for their summer 2012 lineup, but KDDI has also unveiled a handful of Android-powered smartphones of their own, including handsets from Sharp, Fujitsu, HTC and Kyocera. Read on for specs, pics and videos of all six devices, which will hit the Japanese market beginning in late...
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Kyocera Announces Hydro and Rise with Android 4.0 ICS

May 8, 2012

Kyocera has been quiet on the Android front lately, but today, at CTIA Wireless 2012 in New Orleans, they announced two new Ice Cream Sandwich-powered smartphones, the Hydro and Rise. The Kyocera Hydro C5170 is an IPx5/IPx7 certified waterproof handset that can be submerged under water up to one meter deep for up to...
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KDDI Japan’s upcoming Android phones: Fujitsu ARROWS Z, HTC EVO 3D, Kyocera DIGNO, Motorola Photon & more

September 26, 2011

KDDI au announced six new Android smartphones for the Japanese market today, some of which have already made landfall in other regions. These devices include the Fujitsu-Toshiba ARROWS Z ISW11F, HTC EVO 3D ISW12HT, MOTOROLA PHOTON ISW11M, Kyocera DIGNO ISW11K, Sharp AQUOS PHONE IS13SH, and NEC MEDIAS BR-IS11N. Read on for specs, release dates...
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Kyocera Milano slider coming to Sprint on Sept. 9 for $50

September 8, 2011

Sprint announced the Kyocera Milano Android smartphone today. Although it’s no match for high-end devices like the HTC EVO 3D and Samsung Epic 4G Touch (Galaxy S II), it’s budget-friendly and offers a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It also comes packaged with a 3.0″ QVGA display, 3.2 megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM/ROM, and Android 2.3...
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Sprint restarts Android Gingerbread update for Kyocera Echo

August 11, 2011

Sprint has restarted the Gingerbread update processor for the Kyocera Echo Android smartphone. The first attempt, earlier this month, resulted in the update being suspended due to bugs and some devices being bricked. The new update will finish rolling out in waves. In an effort to provide the best possible customer experience, Kyocera and...
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Kyocera Echo dual-screen Android gets early unboxing (video)

March 30, 2011

Wirefly has jumped the gun with the first Kyocera Echo unboxing video on the Net. The Sprint handset, which is due to hit stores on April 17 for $199, made headlines for being the first Android smartphone with dual-screens. Yes, this work of art, or monstrosity, however you want to see it, has two...
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CTIA 2011 coverage roundup (videos)

March 29, 2011

We had an amazing experience at CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando last week, and we hope that you enjoyed our coverage throughout the conference. Between special events, hands-on device demos, and presentations from the “LG Girl,” we filmed over 25 quality videos. We took a look at two glasses-free 3D smartphones, a gaming-centric Android,...
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Dancing Android robot-mascot at CTIA 2011 (video)

March 27, 2011

While at CTIA 2011, we kept running into the dancing Android robot-mascot in front of Kyocera’s booth. Whoever was inside, they need to be paid double triple for the amount of twirling, kicking, and dancing that went on for hours each day at the conference. It seemed like every time we turned around, the...
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Sprint Kyocera Echo dual screen Android hands-on (video)

March 24, 2011

At CTIA Wireless 2011, we checked out Sprint’s Kyocera Echo dual-screened Android smartphone.The Echo sports two 3.5″ WVGA touchscreens with a unique “pivot hinge” that enables them to transform for multi-use scenarios. When retracted, the Echo can be used like any other Android with a single display, however, the fun begins when the pivot...
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Sprint’s dual-screened Kyocera Echo gets April 17 release

March 14, 2011

Sprint has issued a press release stating that the Kyocera Echo dual-screened Android will be available on April 17. The Android-powered smartphone sports two 3.5″ WVGA touchscreens with a unique “pivot hinge” that enables them to transform for multi-use scenarios. The echo will cost $199.99 with a two year agreement and can be reserved...
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Sprint Kyocera Echo two-headed monster strolls by FCC

March 10, 2011

Sprint’s upcoming dual-screened Android, the Kyocera Echo, just received its proper FCC credentials, so while we don’t know the official launch date, it’s probably ready to invade the market soon. Whether Sprint subscribers are ready for such a two-headed monster is still up for debate. It’s been suggested that the Echo is severely underpowered...
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