Sprint has launched two affordable entry level handsets, Kyocera Milano and Kyocera Brio. The former being an Android 2.3 Gingerbread powered smartphone while the latter is a budget messaging-centric phone with a QWERTY keyboard.
Kyocera Milano is a midrange spec’d Android smartphone with a 3-inch touchscreen display, 800 MHz processor, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, a 3.2 megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM, 512MB of ROM, 2GB microSD card included (with expansion support up to 32GB), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5 mm headset jack, Wi-Fi hotspot capable supporting up to five Wi-Fi enabled devices, Eco Mode, support for Microsoft ActiveSync, Sprint ID, Sprint Zone and more. Milano is now available at Sprint stores at a decent price of $49.99 with a two-year contract.
Kyocera Brio will appeal to heavy texters with its QWERTY keyboard. Other features include a 2.2-inch QVGA screen, 1.3 megapixel rear camera, microSD support for memory expansion up to 32GB, 3G, Bluetooth 2.0, Sprint Mobile Email, Sprint Mobile Email Work and more. What’s more, Kyocera Brio is available for free on a two-year service agreement with Sprint.