We knew that Kyocera had an Android handset in the making, and now the company has officially announced it – it’s the Zio M6000, a new device that marks Kyocera’s return to the US smartphone market (the company released two Palm-based smartphones almost ten years ago).
These include: 3.5 inch WVGA display, “ultra-intuitive user interface”, trackball, virtual QWERTY keypad, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, Wi-Fi, full HTML browser, 3.5mm headset jack, stereo Bluetooth, media player, voice dialing, 3.2MP camera with video recording, 256MB of internal memory, and MicroSD card support (up to 32GB).
As you can see in the photo below, the Kyocera Zio M6000 looks good (nothing spectacular though):
The Zio M6000 is a CDMA / EV-DO rev. A handset, so it could be launched in the US via Cricket, MetroPCS, Sprint, and even Verizon. Kyocera says that the smartphone will be available starting the second quarter of the year. No word yet on pricing.
Via Press release
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