Kyocera Echo Gingerbread Update to Unlock Hidden NFC Feature, WiFi Calling


It looks like in addition to bringing the dual-screen Kyocera Echo up to date from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, Sprint and Kyocera may have other secret goodies to enable on the handset, including WiFi calling and NFC features. There are other more subtle, but useful, features as well that come with the update, […]

Kyocera Echo Gingerbread Update Rolling Out August 1st

Kyocera Echo

Don’t look now but Sprint’s dual-screened smartphone, the Kyocera Echo, is going to be getting its upgrade to Gingerbread on August 1st. The update is going to be done OTA (over-the-air) and it’s going to be released in increments to all seven Echo owners out there. Seriously, does anyone actually own this phone? I have […]

Kyocera Echo Gets Tortured for Your Viewing Pleasure

Kyocera Echo

It has been awhile since we heard from the Kyocera Echo, the double-screen Android smartphone on Sprint, but Kyocera is trying to bring it back into prominence with a fantastic ad where two scientists torture the device. While the Echo might not be the most exciting or the best selling Android smartphone on the market, […]

Kyocera Echo (Sprint):Details, Review & Hands-On Video Roundup

Kyocera Echo Half Open Tablet Mode

The Kyocera Echo is a new Android smartphone has two displays and allows users to choose how they want to use them. The Kyocera Echo won our best multitasking/simultasking smartphone award at CTIA 2011 and is now available for purchase at your local Sprint store. We have all of the information you need about this […]

Kyocera Echo Pre-Orders Now Available at Radio Shack

Kyocera Echo Pre-Order

Sprint’s unique dual-screened Android device, the Kyocera Echo, is now available for pre-order at Radio Shack. Last week, Sprint began offering pre-orders on the device with dual 3.5 inch displays and now, those trying to get a hold of it, have two different options in regards to how to get it. Radio Shack, like Sprint, […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo and T-Mobile Nokia Astound Get Unboxed (Videos)

Nokia Astound

Those of you thinking about picking up T-Mobile’s version of the Nokia C7 (the Nokia Astound) or Sprint’s unique dual-screened Android device (the Kyocera Echo) are in luck because Wirefly has posted lengthy unboxing videos of the duo. The T-Mobile Nokia Astound will be arriving on April 6th and it will a Symbian^3 powered device […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo Now Available For Pre-Order

Kyocera Echo

We told you this back during CTIA but in case you forgot, Sprint’s dual-screened Android device (the first Android dual-screen device), the Kyocera Echo, is now available for pre-order and it will cost you $199.99 on a new two year contract. Pre-orderers will have to wait a little bit for their handset to ship though, […]

Sprint Kyocera Echo Dual Screen Android Hands-On Video

Kyocera Echo

Sprint’s Kyocera Echo is an ambitious dual-screened Android device that was announced all the way back at an event in New York City, complete with an appearance by David Blaine. It’s going to be available starting April 17th and will cost $200 with a new two-year contract. At first, the Echo doesn’t look like much. […]

Best of CTIA Wireless 2011 Awards


CTIA Wireless 2011 is taking place in Orlando this week and our own Chuong Nguyen has been running around the convention floor to find the best smartphones and tablets of CTIA 2011. These new smartphones and tablets are on the way to carriers and retailers near you, some as soon as April, bringing you the […]

Sprint Announces Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Launching April 17


Sprint will be making its dual-screen Android smartphone called the Kyocera Echo available for purchase on April 17th, a month after Verizon debuts its hyped HTC Thunderbolt 4G smartphone. The Kyocera will retail for $199.99 on a two-year service agreement. Eager customers who want to be among the first to take advantage of the dual-screen […]

Fujitsu Shows Off Dual-Screen Phone/Tablet Concepts

fujitsu concept

At Mobile World Congress, Fujitsu showed off two dual-screen phone concepts, that can be used as a ‘tablet’ with both screens. Interest in dual-screen devices have grown since Sprint had introduced the Kyocera Echo as that class of device not only provides more screen area in a compact form factor when folded into a single […]

Kyocera Echo Brings Truly Efficient Android Multitasking to Sprint


While I had incorrectly predicted the arrival of the HTC Arrive for Sprint, the carrier did manage to bring–as advertised–an industry first with the Kyocera Echo, the world’s first dual-screen Android smartphone, which brings with it not only increased screen real estate to browse your favorite webpages and view your favorite photos, but also much […]

Trademarks: HTC Arrive and Kyocera Echo for Sprint


Two trademarks were dug up by Engadget for two smartphones for Sprint’s Now Network–the HTC Arrive and the Kyocera Echo. At this point, not a lot of information is known about either handsets, except that Engadget anticipates the HTC Arrive will mark the arrival of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform on a CDMA network. For […]