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Sep 24, 2010, 5:31 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @zeman_e

Kyocera (Sanyo) bangs out its first Android handset in the Zio. The Zio, which runs Android 1.6, is one of the only smartphones available from Cricket Wireless.

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For the pre-paid, no-contract crowd, smartphones are few and far between. That's what makes the Sanyo Zio so appealing. It's an Android smartphone available from regional player Cricket. It runs Google's Android 1.6, however — an OS that's over a year old now. But beggars can't be choosers, right?

About the author, Eric M. Zeman:

Eric has been covering the mobile telecommunications industry for 17 years at various print and online publications. He studied at Rutgers Newark and University of Kentucky, and has a degree in writing. He likes playing guitar, attending concerts, listening to music, and driving sports cars.


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Sep 29, 2010, 11:08 AM

Sanyo Zio on Sprint?

I just received a dummy for the Sanyo Zio from my Sprint rep.

Does anyone know pricing or the version of android it will be running?
rumors are free on contract at best buy and radio shack 49 or 99 at sprint before MIR. and has android 2.1 onboard

Sep 24, 2010, 8:28 PM

I'm sorry--

--but what is it with manufacturers releasing Android 1.6? It's a slap in the face to consumers.
muchdrama said:
--but what is it with manufacturers releasing Android 1.6? It's a slap in the face to consumers.

That seems to be the nature of Android at the moment. Fragmentation issues. Hopefully 3.0 will resolve...
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