Sprint rolls unique Kyocera Echo dual-touchscreen smartphone

Kyocera Echo

Last month we penned down an article when Sprint announced that the Kyocera Echo smartphone will be up for grabs starting April 17. Well, the wait is finally over as the network carrier has finally released this dual-touchscreen smartphone.

This beauty is adorned by two high-resolution 3.5-inch WVGA touchscreen displays linked by a sturdy, patent-pending super copper alloy pivot hinge. The storage space in enhanced since the device renders around 1GB onboard memory which can be seamlessly expanded up to 32GB. As light as 6.8oz, this stylish offering is powered by a 1370mAh battery.

“We’re a multitasking society, always looking for more information and easier ways to do things in our mobile lifestyles,” remarked Yasuhiro Ohishi, president at Kyocera Communications. “We’ve heard tremendous feedback from people who’ve had the chance to experience the device, something we highly encourage consumers to do at any Sprint store. Because it’s so unique and a new experience for Android users, it’s helpful to experience it firsthand.”

It also folds up into a single-screen configuration and boasts of the Android 2.2 operating system. Users can click memorable moments with their loved ones using the pre-loaded 5 megapixel camera with flash, auto-focus and digital zoom. Owners can enjoy various Google services like Google Search, Google Maps, Google Talk, Gmail, YouTube and synchronization with Google Calendar.

The Kyocera Echo smartphone can be picked up via Sprint retail channels for $199.99 with a new two-year contract or eligible upgrade.