Public Mobile launches Kyocera Rise QWERTY slider

Kyocera RisePublic Mobile today announced the launch of a new smartphone, the Kyocera Rise. It is an entry-level Android 4.0 smartphone with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

Kyocera Rise specifications:

  • Processor: 1GHz single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655
  • Operating system: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Cellular connectivity: CDMA
  • Display: 3.5-inch HVGA (320×480)
  • Input: Slide-out QWERTY keyboard, touchscreen
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 2GB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 3.2MP
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Battery: 1,500mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 113 x 60 x 14.2 millimeters / 157 grams
  • Other: Siren Music ready

Public Mobile is offering the Kyocera Rise for CA$149 and requires a 3G data plan.

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