Kyocera Rise

Kyocera Rise

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For some people, keys ARE the key feature and Kyocera recognizes that with Kyocera Rise, a slider "touchscreen + QWERTY" smartphone that offers the best of both worlds. For diehard QWERTY users and feature-phone users looking to move up to a smartphone, Rise features an easy-to-use slide-out keypad and a high-resolution touchscreen in an Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) device. With a 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen, 3.2 megapixel camera, Eco Mode power management software, and Swype for faster, easier touchscreen typing, Rise helps making the jump to Android even easier. A 2012 Yankee Group revealed that 69 percent of consumers called a QWERTY keypad a "must have" or "nice to have" feature on their devices. With Kyocera Rise, now you don't have to settle – you can have it AND a touchscreen on one beautiful Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone.

Availability and Networks



TypeLithium Ion (Li-Ion) (1500 mAH)
Talk time8 hours

Storage & Memory

Removeable storagemicroSD card (2GB included, max 32GB)
Internal Storage600MB


WiFi802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 2.1


OS VersionAndroid 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
UISprint ID

Size & Weight

Dimensions60.5 mm (w)
113.0 mm (h)
14.3 mm (d)
Weight 157.0 grams


Screen size 3.5 (inches)
Screen resolutionHVGA (480 x 320)
Touch screenYes


FM RadioNo
Physical keyboardYes


MegaPixels3.2 megapixels

Additional Features

1. 3.5-inch touchscreen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard with large separated keys for easy typing
2. 3.2 MP camera and video camcorder
3. Eco Mode – a battery power management application
4. Swype for faster, easier touchscreen typing

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