Kyocera Echo, The Nation’s First Dual-Touchscreen Smartphone Launches April 17 Exclusively On Sprint

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kyocera-echoSprint and Kyocera Communications Inc. today announced availability of Kyocera Echo, the nation’s first dual-touchscreen smartphone, on April 17 in all Sprint retail channels and on the web. The device will sell for $199.99 (excludes taxes) with a new two-year service agreement or eligible upgrade.

Kyocera Echo 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.

Kyocera Echo operates on the Android 2.2 operating system and has access to more than 150,000 apps in Android Market.

  • Sprint’s nationwide 3G network and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capability, which supports wireless connections for up to five devices
  • 5-megapixel camera with flash, autofocus and digital zoom
  • 720p HD camcorder to quickly capture those on-the-go memorable moments
  • Corporate (Exchange ActiveSync®) and personal (POP & IMAP) e-mail, IM (Google Talk™), text messaging
  • Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 (+ EDR)
  • Full HTML Web browser with Google Search™
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of onboard memory and an 8GB microSD™ card for the external memory card slot, which supports cards up to 32GB

Sprint is offering customers a unique opportunity to reserve Kyocera Echo for purchase. Through the reservation process, customers will be able to reserve their devices online, pick them up in a Sprint Store, and receive the full retail experience, including Sprint’s Ready Now service. Customers can reserve their Echo for purchase at beginning Saturday, March 26, while supplies last. Customers who reserve Kyocera Echo will be able to complete their purchases beginning at 9 a.m. ET on March 26, and must complete their purchases no later than April 14 at 9 p.m. ET. The devices will be available for pick up on April 17.

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