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Kyocera Milano Announced for Heavy Texters by Sprint

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Keyocera Milano has made official today by Sprint and it is a perfect mobile phone for the heavy texters as designed with QWERTY keypad and Sprint ID customization. It runs on Gingerbread Android 2.3 platform and allows the people to be connected in an easy and fast way. You can thousand applications available in the Android market whenever you want.

“At Sprint, we strive to offer an ideal wireless device for every customer’s needs, including those who prefer simplicity without sacrificing style or substance,” said David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint. “The Kyocera Milano bridges the gap from feature phone to Android smartphone, making it ideal for those just starting to make the switch. Kyocera Brio focuses on a truly effortless wireless experience.”

Kyocera Milano weight is only 15 grams so it can easily be fit into your pocket and you never feel uneasy when you have this mobile phone with you on the move.  The slude out QWERTY keyboard of it permits you to type messages quickly. The stylish touch-screen of device comes with Swype so you can enter text easily with the mean of device’s virtual keyboard.  The good thing is that due to this technology you can input up to 40 words per minute.

“The touchscreen experience on smartphones is extremely popular, especially when optimized with an app like Swype, but many smartphone users are still looking for the familiar tactile experience of a full QWERTY keyboard,” said Eric Anderson, senior vice president and general manager of sales and marketing at KCI. “Kyocera Milano delivers an easy-to-use, customizable Android experience with multiple keyboard options in a compact package for less than $50. It’s ideal for those making the leap to Android but not wanting to give up their QWERTY keyboards.”

Kyocera Milano can be categorized among Eco-friendly mobile phone due to its Eco Mode that is a proprietary preloaded power-management application from Kyocera. This application saves the battery fuel by  automatically adjusting various phone functions like screen timeout and brightness.

Features and Specs of Kyocera Milano Mobile Phone:

  • Powered by Android™ 2.3
  • Touchscreen with slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • 3.2 MP camera with auto-focus and video camcorder
  • Eco Mode – a battery power management application
  • Customizable user interface with Sprint ID
  • Google™ Mobile services including Google Search™, Google Maps™, Google Talk™,
  • Google Calendar™, Google Voice™, Google Latitude™, Gmail™, and YouTube™
  • Swype® – a faster and easier way to type
  • Full HTML browser
  • Integrate your address book with Gmail, Exchange, and Facebook
  • Corporate (Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP3 & IMAP) email
  • Sprint Zone™ – one-stop wireless account access, phone tips, news and more
  • Access to Sprint Navigation, Sprint TV & Movies and NASCAR
  • Media player and high-quality video streaming
  • Accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, digital compass
  • Voice recognition – speaker independent
  • Multiple language support (English/Spanish)
  • GPS capable
  • Wi-Fi® (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capability (supports up to 5 devices)*
  • Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
  • TTY capable
  • Hearing aid compatibility (HAC): Rating M4/T4
  • Dimensions: 4.1 X 2.4 X 0.7 inch (105.0 x 61.0 x 17.1 mm)
  • Weight: 158 g (5.6 oz.)
  • Display: 3.0″ QVGA TFT LCD (240 x 320 pixels)
  • Removable 1490 mAh battery
  • Memory: 512MB/512MB; 2GB microSD card included (supports up to 32GB)

Price and Release date of Kyocera Milano:

You will be able to buy this handset from all Sprint retail channels, including web ( and Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1) by tomorrow. It is available with the price tag of $49.99 (excluding taxes)

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