Sprint (NYSE:S) announced on Monday that the latest Android phone with a dual touch screen, the Kyocera Echo, will be available by April 17 at $200 on an exclusive contract for two years. The Kyocera Echo is an Android phone will likely draw interest from multi-tasking individuals with its dual touch screen.
According to Sprint, reservations for the Kyocera Echo will start on March 26. Buyers can expect to receive this dual touch screen Android phone by April 17.
The dual touch screens measuring 3.5 inches each of the Kyocera Echo will be linked by a pivot hinge made of heavy-duty copper alloy. Sprint has touted this Android phone to be an authentic multi-tasking device during its February 7 New York introduction.
The dual touch screens of this Android phone can display different images or can be used as one to form a display with a diagonal measurement of 4.7 inches.
Although this dual touch screen Android phone is a unique device, prospective users have aired apprehensions on the fact that the Kyocera Echo can only utilize the Android 2.2. This dual touch screen Android phone also utilizes the 3G network of Sprint instead of the WiMax network which is faster. This dual touch screen Android phone also features a 5MP camera and a 720p HD video recorder. The onboard memory of this dual touch screen Android phone is 1GB, which also utilizes an 8GB microSD memory card which is expandable to 32 GB.
This dual touch screen Android phone utilizes the 1 GHz Snapdragon microprocessor although a number of smartphone manufacturers are now utilizing dual-core microprocessors to give their units 2GHz of total power.