Virgin Mobile Kyocera Rise is Low Priced; Runs Android ICS

Kyocera Rise has hopped on to Virgin MobileUSA. The device is said to be a perfect choice for those who would want to purchase an Android smartphone at an affordable price.

Though there isn’t any wow factor in the features as such, this budget smartphone which runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich comes with a simple design and hardware.

Powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655 single-core processor, the handset works smooth and the slide out four row QWERTY keyboard helps to type messages conveniently.

Other important basic specifications include a 3.5 inch HVGA touch screen display with 320x 480 pixel resolution and a 3.2 megapixel rear facing camera with LED flash, 512MB of RAM, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

For video capturing, you can pick from four video resolution options – WVGA, 480p, HVGA, and QVGA. The 1500mAh battery in the device offers up to 8.3 hours of talk time and up to 7 days of standby time.

A 32 GB microSD slot is provided for memory expansion. The Virgin Mobile ID packs, and Virgin Mobile Live for 24/7 music streaming are also included.

The left and right edges are straight while the device’s top and bottom edges have a slight curve. There is also a power button and headphone jack is provided at the top edge.

The device measures 4.4 x 2.38 x 0.56-inches with a weight of 5.54 ounces. You can get the smartphone from Virgin Mobile USAfor $99.99. So guys, what do you think about this reasonably priced Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone ?


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