Kyocera DuraPlus Brings Durability to Sprint
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It's a nice phone, expecially the built-in LED flashlight with dedicated on/off button. Very bright LED. Sound quality was excellent.
Unfortunately, the first DuraPlus I received had a bad mic in speakerphone mode (when making regular cellular calls). Took it to the local Sprint corporate store and they swapped me for a new unit, but it had the exact same problem. Two bad DuraPlus phones in a row, so I asked them to re-activate my old Nextel iDEN phone, which they did. I'll wait awhile until they get the bugs worked out of the DuraPlus and try it again.
Every single Sprint-Nextel customer service agent I dealt with (on the phone, and in the Sp...
No phone's as rugged as...
Can survive after falling from 15m, a 120Kg fat big guy can sit on it and if you put it in a plastic bag and tie a knot on the bag. It becomes waterproof.
SDC is getting closer
A knockoff of the Moto i365
I just don't get why Sprint didn't ask Motorola to take its best Nextel phones (i580, i365 for example) and swap out the iDEN chipset & replace it with a CDMA chipset. That would make the transition for us long-time, diehard Nextel users more palatable. The iDEN Motos are a known quantity, whereas the Kyocera phones are complete unknowns when it comes to ruggedized models.
But good old Sprint, in its infinite wisdom (not) has so far commissioned only Kyocera phones for the new Sprint Direct Connect PTT phones. Just like everything else Sprint does, you have to slap your forehead in amazement.
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