The uniquely designed dual-screen Kyocera Echo for Sprint gets its official press release today. Besides the aforementioned dual-screen feature, this phone also boasts a few other nice specs:
  • Sprint’s nationwide 3G network and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)
  • Wi-Fi hotspot capability, which supports wireless connections for up to five devices
  • 5-megapixel camera with flash, autofocus and digital zoom
  • 720p HD camcorder to quickly capture those on-the-go memorable moments
  • Corporate (Exchange ActiveSync®) and personal (POP & IMAP) e-mail, IM (Google Talk™), text messaging
  • Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1 (+ EDR)
  • Full HTML Web browser with Google Search™
  • 1 gigabyte (GB) of onboard memory and an 8GB microSD™ card for the external memory card slot, which supports cards up to 32GB

Here's a quote from the press release,
The Super Copper Alloy hinge is so unique it has six patents pending, and so tough it has passed severe durability testing. “The industry response to this innovative device has been overwhelmingly positive, confirming the need for a pocket-size multitasking handset with a tablet-like experience,” said Yasuhiro Ohishi, vice president of sales and marketing at Kyocera Communications Inc. “With the multitude of Android apps available for download, Echo is an ideal tool for today’s multimedia, multitasking lifestyles.” Kyocera Echo operates on the Android 2.2 operating system and has access to more than 150,000 apps in Android Market™
This amazing piece of tech will be available on April 17th. I can't wait to play with this one. What about you guys?

Source: via Sprint Kyocera Echo - Full Press Release