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Virgin Mobile Launches Kyocera K10 Royale

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Apr 5, 2005, 4:05 PM   by (staff)

Virgin Mobile will launch a new Kyocera phone on Friday. The K10 Royale has the familiar form of the K9 and Rave models already offered on Virgin. It adds a color screen and compatibility with Virgin's XL services, offering superphonic ringtones, WAP access, and downloadable Java content to existing features like voice recognition and a flashlight. Kyocera had previously announced they were ready to offer Java phones, this will be the first one the company has launched with Virgin Mobile, or any carrier.

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h_aguilar84

Apr 11, 2005, 5:44 PM

Off Topic: Sprint

Looking over the article, it mentions that this is the first Kyocera phone using Java instead of its traditional BREW. Is Kyocera making plans to once again produce a phone for Sprint? Not like I'm eager to purchase one, just curious.
Yes. No confirmation yet, but it says on the article that it is going to be for the Virgin Mobile, which runs on our network. To be honest though, I'm sure this one is not going to be a good seller. It will probably run somewhere around $80 to $100 an...
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muchdrama

Apr 5, 2005, 7:48 PM

Attack of the clones

And here I thought Samsung was bad...this thing looks like the OTHER 15 models Kyocera's released in the past couple of years (except for the Koi and Slider).
Pretty much... but in a way that's the point. Using a standardized hardware platform allows them to bring down costs and keep reliability high.
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what an fugly phone
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Wireless_Guru

Apr 6, 2005, 2:43 PM

Where's the Flashlight?

What happened too the Flashlight?

I need it!!!

Is KWC getting rid of the greatest idea since sliced bread??

Wireless_Guru Rolling Eyes
its in the same place that it is on every other Kyocera with a flashlight...
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Wireless_Guru

Apr 6, 2005, 2:49 PM

Now Available!!

This phone is now available at WalMart for $88.00 or you can pick one up at the Swap Meet for $40.00. Laughing
Wireless_Guru said:
This phone is now available at WalMart for $88.00 or you can pick one up at the Swap Meet for $40.00. Laughing
And I wouldn't pay either amount for this phone. I've had time to play with a few models in...
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Roadkill

Apr 6, 2005, 11:54 AM

Superphonic?

Clearly marketing speak, but wth is "superphonic ringtones" supposed to mean?

Only dogs can hear them?
I believe that is what Virgin Mobile calls it's Music Ringtones.
Roadkill said:
Clearly marketing speak, but wth is "superphonic ringtones" supposed to mean?

Only dogs can hear them?
Terrorize your neighbors' dogs!
jfwjxn

Apr 5, 2005, 8:26 PM

Now available @ Walmart

This phone is now available at Walmart (or at least my local one; Jackson, MI) for $88.88.
jfwjxn said:
This phone is now available at Walmart (or at least my local one; Jackson, MI) for $88.88.
WalMart you say? I can see tons of hip, young folks streaming into their local store for this phone. Or maybe not.
bonovox

Apr 5, 2005, 4:19 PM

Royale with cheese?

In Europe this phone will be called the "Royale", but in the US we call this a "Quarter Pounder" Laughing
Smile Great! Thanks, makes me want to go home and watch Pulp Fiction.
 
 
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