Kyocera Remixes The Slider, Adds New Phones
Mar 14, 2005, 11:11 AM by (staff)
Kyocera announced 4 new CDMA phones today at CTIA. All of the models are expected out in the third quarter.
- Slider Remix KX5: A Slider style phone that builds on the feature set of the KX2, adding music and a better screen. Features a 1.3 Megapixel camera with built in flash, a TransFlash slot and an mp3 player. Also features a new 262k color 176 x 220 screen.
- KX9: A entry-level clamshell phone with dual displays and BREW support.
- Topaz KX7 and Prisma KX17:Two low cost phones designed for emerging markets, namely Latin America and India. The KX7 is a clamshell model and the KX17 is a candybar with integrated antenna.
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Verizon Now Selling Kyocera's DuraXV Handset
Verizon Wireless recently added the Kyocera DuraXV to its lineup of rugged handsets. The DuraXV, a successor to Kyocera's DuraXT, is a flip phone that meets mil-spec standards for protection against temperature extremes, dust, and shock.
Freetel Sets Sites On US Market with Japanese Handsets
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Boost Mobile to Sell Kyocera Hydro Icon for $150
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LG Rounds Out K Series Phones with K8 and K5
LG today announced two more low-cost Android smartphones, filling in several open spots in its K range of devices. The K8 has a stylish design thanks to the use of curved glass edges and woven back panel and the K5 features a slim, metallic body.
- K8: The higher-spec'd of the two phones has a 5-inch 720p HD screen and is powered by a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor with 1.5 GB of RAM.
the slider remixed
Plus, the current slider was popular and (badly) needs this update. crossing my fingers!
Latin America and India...
The plan is for the CDMA network to become the domes...