Entry-level, a hard keyboard, and an interesting form factor
I've got to hand it to any carrier (and manufacturer) for continuing to make and sell entry-level Android phones. Without them, a whole swath of people would miss out on the coolest mobile OS around and might not get the green fever everyone around here seems to have.
What we have in the Kyocera Milano is a tasty cookie just that: a...
The Kyocera Milano's been around less than two weeks. And in less than two weeks, the already affordable Android smartphone (it's a mere $49 on contract) is going to drop another $20 to just $29. That's damn near the lowest you can get without being free. And while you're not exactly going to get the biggest or best phone out of it, that price is going to be too good for many to pass up.
Here's our first look at Sprint's latest entry-level Android smartphone -- you know it as the Kyocera Milano. It's available now for a mere $49 on contract, and for that you get a 3-inch display, Android 2.3, a 3.2MP camera and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It's got a fairly beefy 1490 mAh battery, with 512MB of RAM and ROM, all powered by Android 2.3 The QWERTY keyboard feels decent enough, albeit...
Powered by Android™ 2.3Touchscreen with slide-out QWERTY keyboard3.2 MP camera with auto-focus and video camcorderEco Mode – a battery power management applicationCustomizable user interface with Sprint ID Dimensions: 4.1 X 2.4 X 0.7 inch (105.0 x 61.0 x 17.1 mm)Weight: 158 g (5.6 oz.)Display: 3.0" QVGA TFT LCD (240 x 320 pixels)Removable 1490 mAh batteryMemory: 512MB/512MB;...
Sprint this morning announced the Kyocera Milano, a phone we outed a week ago in the Sprint Playbook. The Milona looks to be a mid- to low-end Android smartphone, with a 3-inch display, Android 2.3, a 3.2MP camera and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. It weighs 5.6 ounces and has a 1490 mAHh battery, and 512MB of RAM and ROM.It's also got a battery-saving "Eco Mode," and the Sprint ID custom themes.The...
Sprint's Kyocera Milano sports a compact design featuring ergonomic curves and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard which is great for heavy texters. The device will have a customizable user interface with Sprint ID.
The Kyocera Milano will feature Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), a 3.2-megapixel camera, 512MB of memory and will be GPS, WiFi hotspot and bluetooth capable.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 31 Aug 2011 7:04 pm
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