Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo on sale today at Sprint
posted by Alan F. / Apr 17, 2011, 11:40 AM
The Kyocera Echo does have some meat on its bones-a 1GHz Snapdragon chip is on board, a 5MP camera on back, and Android 2.2 under the hood. The display is where the action is, however. Two 3.5 inch screens can be used in various combinations including as a single 4.7 inch display. Both screens have a 480 x 800 resolution.
Sprint is offering the Echo for $199 after a $100 rebate and a signed 2-year pact. Will the phone get a better reception from Sprint customers now that it has been launched?
Definitely don't think this will be a smartphone revolution...but it does have some function. It's kind of cool to have the function of doing more than one thing and having it displayed on two separate screens. Watching a movie and wanting to look up information about it without leaving the movie itself. Same could be done with email... But this phone is going to need a ton of Android augmentation in the future since it looks to be completely customized by Kyocera. Hopefully, they stay on board with support...
posted on Apr 17, 2011, 12:21 PM 0
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Well since it is looking like the Bionic has crashed and burned, I wnder when Sprint will be selling the EVO 3D? That is what I am interested in from Sprint.
posted on Apr 17, 2011, 1:07 PM 0
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If it was dual 800x480 screens, it would be a LOT more attractive... as is, the two screens combined are barely more than that.
posted on Apr 17, 2011, 1:32 PM 0
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Seems like most of us are interested in the echo... we just do not want one. Kinda funny.
posted on Apr 17, 2011, 6:15 PM 0
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Kinda like a hot girl with serious emotional baggage...
posted on Apr 17, 2011, 7:16 PM 1
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