Dual-Touchscreens with Endless Possibilities
February 07, 2011
 Exclusively from Sprint, Kyocera Echo™ revolutionizes the mobile experience as the first dual-touchscreen smartphone. Kyocera Echo’s patent-pending “pivot hinge” design enables a compact pocket-friendly single-screen position when closed, and exposes two adjacent 3.5- inch high-resolution touchscreens when opened. Kyocera Echo offers customized apps that are optimized for the dual-screen experience, including VueQue™, an app pre-loaded by Kyocera, which lets users watch a video in one display, while browsing, queuing and buffering additional videos in the other. The easy-to-use device offers four modes of interaction:
·       Single-Screen Mode with all the functionality of a single-display touchscreen smartphone
·       Simul-Task™ Mode with two of the phone’s seven core apps running concurrently but independently on the device’s dual displays
·       Optimized Mode with both displays supporting a single, optimized app with complementary functionality and enhanced usability
·       Tablet Mode with one application spread across both screens for a full 4.7-inch viewing area
 
PRODUCTIVITY
·       Dual 3.5-inch LCD WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touchscreens (4.7 inches diagonally and 800 x 960 pixels when opened)
·       Android 2.2 with access to more than 100,000 apps
·       Wi-Fi hotspot capability (supports up to 5 devices)*
·       VueQue™, a pre-loaded app that lets users watch a YouTube™ video in one display, while browsing, queuing and buffering additional YouTube videos on the other
·       GoogleTM mobile services including Google SearchTM, Google MapsTM, Google TalkTM instant message, GmailTM, YouTubeTM, and synchronization with Google CalendarTM
·       Full HTML Web browser with Google search, optimized for dual-screen experience
·       Sprint Zone™ one-stop wireless account access, phone tips, news and more
·       Access to Telenav GPS Navigator and Sprint TV & Movies®
·       Corporate (MS Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP & IMAP) email access
·       Messaging – personal and business email, Google TalkTM instant message and text messaging
·       Network – 3G data speeds (EVDO Rev A) – peak download speeds of 3.1 Mbps; peak upload speeds of 1.8 Mbps; average download speeds 600 kbps - 1.4 Mbps
·       Wi-Fi: (802.11 b/g)
 
ENTERTAINMENT
·       5MP camera with flash, autofocus and 2x digital zoom and 720p HD camcorder
·       High-quality video streaming and downloads at 3G speeds
·       Media player with 3.5mm stereo headset jack
·       Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR
·       Digital compass, accelerometer, proximity sensor, light sensor, GPS
·       Expandable memory: 8GB microSD card included; supports cards up to 32GB
 
SPECIFICATIONS
·       1GHz Snapdragon processor (QSD 8650 Android)
·       Dimensions: 115.0 x 56.5 x 17.2mm, Weight: 193g (6.8 oz.)
·       Main display: Dual 3.5-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreens (800 x 480 pixels or
800 x 960 pixels when opened)
·       Removable 1370mAh battery; includes spare battery (1370 mAh) with portable charger that can also tether to the phone as an external power supply
·       Memory: 1GB/512MB; 8GB microSD™ included
 
* Additional fee applies