Review: Sanyo SCP-2700
Sanyo kicks out a slab-style texter for Sprint. The low price will appeal to the budget-minded, while its feature set will appeal to the messaging freak within.
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There's no doubt that messaging devices have become popular. Not all of them are affordable. Many cost $100 or more, and can be out of reach for the budget-minded. Enter the Sanyo SCP-2700. The 2700 offers Sprint customers an inexpensive option to get their messaging fix while on the go.
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Apr 11, 2017
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