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Jun 21, 2012, 1:08 PM

Kyrocera Update gone bad

my kyrocero echo phone is not active but am able to use the wi-fi and camera. My question is it had an automatic update while on the web that the phone needed to be restarted for it to take effect well... when it powered back on nothing. Only black screen with KYROCERA on one of the screens. Phone wont do . Tried taking battery out for a while even called customer service they couldnt help. Please someone help im lost without my slots.

Apr 8, 2011, 5:43 PM

FYI on the echo

I am the avdvocate for this phone and I am happy to say that I am very pleased with how well it does work. the battery is phenomenal it works very well. it has lasted a lease 2 days for me. by the way it comes with an additional battery that has a power box that can be used with any phone as an outside power supply. I downloaded a few apps and they do work in tablet mode very well. Using email the phone is the best because of the two screens. Its like I'm on my home computer. 1 side has the list of emails, while the other screen has the open email. Having the ability to have two browser pages opened at the same time is more useful than I thought. There is little to no lag as I was expecting. But everyone who has got bad things to sassy about...
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Apr 13, 2011, 5:31 AM
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--it's clunky, squared off & huge. But it's still frickin' cool.

Great review.
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Apr 15, 2011, 9:08 AM
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I've been saying this all along...

"The Echo is the first handset that can honestly and truly multitask, as far as I am concerned"

And it's true.

No matter how hard you bash Windows phone or iOS, NO PHONE truly multi-tasks unless you can actually USE two apps at the same time like on a computer.

It would be fun to see a better manufacturer produce a phone like this... HTC???
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Mar 14, 2011, 6:51 PM

Has Sanyo/Kyocera made any successful phones yet?

I can not think of any good or successful phones made by this company. The spec's seem great but what about quality?
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Mar 6, 2011, 7:21 PM

i would like to thank sprint for thinking outside the box.

i really think this is a cool ideal from sprint it might work or it might not. but at least it is different from any other device out there. just thought i would give some credit to sprint for this one. i am getting one on launch day anybody else?
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Feb 26, 2011, 5:43 PM

1370 MAh battery?

This has a lower spec batter than the LG Optimus S (1500 MAh).

Running two full size screen? I see this thing lasting 2 hours at a time (no matter what the PS spec says).
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Mar 9, 2011, 12:38 PM

Two months before this phone gets delegated to pre-paid.

I'd be willing to bet, that after flopping horribly on Sprint this phone will be the perfect device for Virgin Mobile.

There is no way people are going to contract themselves into this Kyocera Phone.
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Feb 25, 2011, 1:34 PM


The only thing this is causing is further fragmentation of the Android platform. Do you think Google will spend any time making their new versions compatible with this? Don't expect any new versions....
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Feb 25, 2011, 2:35 PM


That's all I have to day. SMH
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Mar 1, 2011, 1:40 PM

Additional reading on this phone. had a article on this phone, and addresses a few things you have mentioned. » ... »

certain apps have been designed to run on both screen, like the web browser, but a market launch will show how well this will work. i'm sure the extra battery strongly will come in handy , but no excuse for poor battery life.
Philip Berne

Feb 7, 2011, 8:55 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:


I think it's an interesting device. I don't care it's a Kyocera. Sure, they build mostly low-end phones, but so does GM, though every once in a while they put out a new Corvette.

I wouldn't fault Sprint for having an event for this phone, either. I heard some other journalists (okay, just Peter Ha from The Daily) complaining that they didn't want to go because the news was leaked in the WSJ. But this is definitely a phone you'd have to see and hold in your hands to cover properly.

The key is the number of apps that support the feature. They don't need many, just the most important few that people will want to run simultaneously. The SDK is a throw-away. They will not sell enough phones to make the SDK enticing to developers. But as l...
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Feb 9, 2011, 8:56 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:


Everyone is hating so hard on Kyocera. I know that they are not known for high end phones, but I have had 3 different Kyocera phones and 2 Sanyos and they have all lasted through the drops, bumps, scrapes, and everything else that I have put them through. How many of the people on here dissing them have actually had one of their phones, or are just going off the fact that they knew someone whose cousin's best friend's ex-girlfriend's mother had one and didn't like it?

Feb 8, 2011, 11:54 AM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:

Sprint haters...

Damn, every single one of the Sprint haters showed up for this article.

I'm 100% certain that if this phone would have been released by Verizon or even ATT, the same people who say the phone sux(with out ever having done more than see a picture of it) would be busting out the knee pads for a long tasty gulp of the gooey goodness that VZW and ATT would gladly dump in your hungry little nuthugging mouths. Smile

Wow.... ATT and VZW DID NOT release a dual screen phone FIRST???!?! Quick release the hate trolls!!!
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Feb 7, 2011, 8:17 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:


ok so i know this is a shot in the dark but...

if it has a tablet mode could it get 3.0 honeycomb?

or could it be possible that if it can't get it from google can it be rooted? Hmmmmmm...?
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Feb 8, 2011, 6:31 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:

A lot of hate--

--from folks who come to this site because they're supposedly 'phone geeks'.

I think the Echo is innovative & interesting.
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Feb 8, 2011, 10:07 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:

Where the puck where all these haters

When the continuum dropped on verizon. That phone should have had video chat but verizon decided to put another screen on it instead. Or the motorola backflip from att. Good fobid att or verizon would have drop this cool a$$ phone fanboys and girls would be all over it.
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Feb 7, 2011, 7:05 PM
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No wonder Sprint loses customers....

Unbelievable and no WiMAX either??? Are you f**king kidding me???? They got David Blane to come out for this?? FAIL.
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Feb 8, 2011, 5:31 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:

FORGET this stupid phone....

...but did david blaine levitate?!?

Feb 7, 2011, 9:37 PM
over in the "Hands-On: Kyocera Echo" discussion:

innovative phone

i think this phone will be great specially if your more on using your for entertainment and multi-tasking!

BTW this one looks like nintendo DS Very Happy just like SE's new experia that looks PSP GO
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