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Press Release -- August 15th, 2012
Source: Sprint Nextel

Kyocera Rise Fact Sheet

Kyocera Rise is an exciting addition to the Sprint lineup. Kyocera Rise features a beautiful 3.5-inch IPS touchscreen and a powerful 1GHz processor running Android™ 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. It combines the speed of Sprint 3G with an easy-to-use slide out full QWERTY keyboard. Kyocera Rise performs well whether sending a quick text message, surfing the Web, or responding to an important email. The 3.2MP camera can capture and share special moments. Kyocera Rise combines all the great features consumers would expect from an Android smartphone at an affordable price.
·         Four-row slide-out QWERTY keyboard with large separated keys for quick, easy typing
·         Powered Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich
·         3.5–inch IPS HVGA touchscreen
·         1GHz MSM8655 QUALCOMM Snapdragon® processor for quick downloads and app performance
·         Sprint ID, offering an innovative way to personalize an Android smartphone with apps, widgets, ringtones and more all in a single download
·         Kyocera’s “Eco Mode” software to better monitor and conserve battery power
·         Dedicated capacitive menu button for easy access to application-specific features
·         Mobile hotspot capability for up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices (additional fee required)
·         3.2MP camera with an LED flash and 30 frame-per-second camcorder
·         Google Play™ with access to hundreds of thousands of apps
·         Google Mobile™ services including Google Play,™ Google Search,™ Google Maps,™ Google Talk,™ Google Calendar,™ Google +,™ Google Latitude,™ Gmail,™ and YouTube™
·         microSD™ memory card support up to 32GB (2GB card included)
·         Stereo Bluetooth® 2.1+ EDR  capable
·         Wi-Fi® b/g/n enabled
·         Corporate (Exchange ActiveSync) and personal (POP3 & IMAP) email support
·         Media player and high-quality video streaming at 30 fps
·         Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Digital Compass
·         Voice recognition – speaker independent
·         GPS capable
·         Dimensions: 4.4×2.4×0.56 inches, weight: 5.54 oz.
·         Display: 3.5-inch  HVGA IPS LCD touchscreen (320×480 pixels)
·         Removable 1,500mAh Lithium-ion battery for up to 8.62 hours continuous talk time
·         External memory: supports up to a 32GB microSD card (sold separately, 2GB SD card included)
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Media Contact:

Natalie Papaj, Sprint


John Chier, Kyocera Communications Inc.


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