Kyocera Rise

Announced:
May 8, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Aug 19, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

5.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

3.5 inches

Resolution:

320 x 480 pixels

Pixel density:

165 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

53.38 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Geo tagging

Video recording:

Yes

Design

Form factor:

Side-Slider

Dimensions:

4.45 x 2.38 x 0.56 inches (113.0 x 60.5 x 14.3 mm)

Weight:

4.23 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Features:

Full keyboard

Keys:

Left: Volume control

Colors:

Black

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

0.5 GB

Internal storage:

2 GB

Storage expansion:

Slot Type:

microSD, microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.0)

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh

Type:

User replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

8.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Cellular

CDMA:

800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), OBEX, Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T4

Other features:

Voice dialing (Speaker independent), Voice commands (Speaker independent), Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV, 3GPP

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 06, 2012

FCC ID value:

V65C5155 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.14 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.50 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.27 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

May 08, 2012
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This device is also known as Kyocera C5155

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Available
  • Ting Since Sep 27, 2012
Discontinued

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.56 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)

Description

The Kyocera Rise is running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is aiming for the budget-conscious customer. The Rise features a slide-out QWERTY kyeboard, 3.5-inch HVGA (320x480 pixels) display, 1GHz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM, a 3.2-megapixel camera and a 1,500mAh battery.

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