Sprint launches simple, free Kyocera Brio

There's still a need for basic phones, and what's even better is when they're free. The Kyocera Brio is one such device for Sprint.

Kyocera Brio
Kyocera Brio Sprint

In addition to the Kyocera Milano, Sprint announced the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Brio.

The Brio is a basic, no-frills cell phone with a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.2-inch QVGA display, and 1.3-megapixel camera. With the keyboard, the phone does support Sprint's Mobile Email and Mobile Email Work services, as well as access to popular e-mail clients like Yahoo, AOL, Gmail, and Windows Live.

The handset also has Bluetooth 2.0, 3G, a WAP 2.0 Web browser, and an expansion slot that supports up to 32GB cards.

The Kyocera Brill will be available September 9 for free with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate.

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