Tag Archives: Kyocera

Kyocera Torque Torture Tested By Wirefly On Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CnlHfenLwTU If you have the stomach to see a smartphone being tortured on camera, we suggest you watch the above video. Wirefly took the liberty of testing some of Kyocera’s claims about the Torque, and even going far beyond that. The Torque is rated to be waterproof for 30 minutes at 1 meter under… Read more

Kyocera Torque Passes Through The FCC, Headed For Sprint

The Kyocera Torque has just passed through the FCC, showing off LTE radios meant for Sprint. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen it, but its passing through the FCC has made it a lot more official than before. With a rumored WVGA display and what looks like Ice Cream Sandwich on the display, it isn’t a powerhouse, but what rugged phone is? This… Read more

Virgin Mobile Begins Selling Kyocera Rise

Virgin Mobile is now selling the Kyocera Rise for $99.99, a fair price for such a carrier. The phone is nothing special, but it comes together in a fairly nice package. Here is a list of specs: Touch slider with QWERTY Keyboard 3.5” HVGA LCD touchscreen Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor 3.2MP Camera, LED… Read more

Kyocera Rise Tipped To Hit Sprint On August 19 For Just $19.99

The Kyocera Rise made its public debut back at CTIA but we’ve yet to see it hit any US carriers. Now the low-end keyboard packing device is rumored to hit Sprint for just $19.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate on August 19 thanks to the above document. The Rise won’t win any awards in the specs department as it has a 3.5″ 320×480 display, 1GHz processor,… Read more

Kyocera Rise Could Be Headed To Sprint And Virgin Mobile

The Kyocera Rise was unveiled back at CTIA 2012, but today we’ve stumbled upon an alleged photo of the QWERTY slider, complete with Sprint-branded apps. Tipster @evleaks says the device is headed to both Sprint and Virgin Mobile. Kyocera’s partnership with Sprint is unsurprising, considering the relationship of the two with past devices like the… Read more

Kyocera Echo and LG Marquee receiving minor updates

Remember Kyocera’s “revolutionary” Echo? The one that turned into a major dud? Looks like Kyocera and Sprint aren’t abandoning the handset after all. A new update is now rolling out, and includes security fixes (Carrier IQ, anyone?). It also brings some fixes to the MMS system, and the activation of a Commercial Mobile Alert System. The Echo is not… Read more

Kyocera Echo coming April 17th at $199

Just four days after the Echo was seen hanging around the FCC, Sprint has announced pricing and availability for the dual-screen Android. Starting March 26th, Sprint customers can reserve the Kyocera Echo, set to release April 17th. The final price after a two-year contract will be $199. Just in case you’ve already forgot, here’s a rundown of the… Read more

Dual-screen sporting Kyocera Echo lands FCC approval

If you think long and hard back to beginning of February, you might remember the Kyocera Echo. Sprint got together with David Blaine and threw a huge shindig for the interesting device with the dual-screen claim to fame. Well it’s now been just a little over a month since the Echo was first announced, and it has officially passed through the FCC. Filed… Read more