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Kyocera Strobe K612 / SwitchBack

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This CDMA messaging phone opens to reveal a QWERTY keyboard. Key features include a VGA camera with flash, dual color displays, speakerphone, voice dialing, and Bluetooth.

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Display 160 x 128 pixels
Type: LCD (STN)
Battery 900 mAh LiIon
Talk: 3 hours max.
Standby: 150 hours max.
Processor ?
Storage Not expandable
Weight 4.1 oz   116 g
Dimensions 4.25 x 2.05 x 0.95 in   108 x 52 x 24.1 mm
OS / Platform (proprietary)
CDMA 850 / 1900
AMPS 850
CDMA   2G / 3G
850 MHz / band 5 / BC0   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
1900 MHz / band 2 / BC1   PCS (Americas)

850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
Phone Book Capacity 500

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Group Features   Show all features
Adjustable Text Size -
Barometer -
Bluetooth Some versions only
Supported Profiles: HSP, HFP, DUN, OPP
version 1.2
BREW Some versions only
Version: 2.3.1
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: VGA (640 x 480)
LED flash / multi-shot, self-timer, white balance, low-light options
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client Some versions only
EMS / Picture Messaging Yes
External Antenna Jack -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight Yes
Flight Mode Yes
FM Radio -
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera -
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) -
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible -
High-Speed Data Technology: 1xRTT
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging Some versions only
Networks Supported: Yahoo!, AIM
Java (J2ME) Some versions only
Memory Card Slot -
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot -
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Music Player -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry Technology: eZiText
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers -
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Second Camera -
Second Display 65,000-color STN LCD / 128 x 128 pixels
Side Keys Yes
Speaker Phone Type: Half-duplex
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware Layout: Split QWERTY
Text Messaging (SMS) Yes
Text Messaging Templates Some versions only
Touch Screen -
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output -
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture -
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-dependent (tags)
up to 40 / plus voice digit dialing and voice commands
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Openwave 6.2
WAP 2.0
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi -
Wireless Charging -


FCC IDs OVFKWC-KX21 »   approved Dec 30, 2005
OVFKWC-KX21-2X0 »   approved Feb 21, 2006

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