Sprint announces Kyocera Echo – first dual screen Smartphone

By | March 29th, 2011

The latest Kyocera Smartphone from Sprint looks like a cross between a touch screen phone and a Nintendo DS portable gaming device. It offers dual-touch screen display on its 3.5 inch screens. It offers multi tasking, a single screen mode, a flash supporting web browser, but sadly no 4G support.

kyocera echo Sprint announces Kyocera Echo – first dual screen Smartphone

It runs Android 2.2 and has a 5 Megapixel camera 720p video recording capability. It also has the following key features:

  • 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

The product is set to launch on April 17th for $199.99 on contract. For more details see the official Kyocera Echo product website or the Sprint Offering page