The Sanyo Zio isn't the fanciest Android phone, but it's an ideal beginner smartphone for Cricket customers. It's easy to use and its feature set offers the essentials, though we don't like that it runs Android OS 1.6.
As Kyocera's first Android handset, and as the manufacturer's first smartphone in six years, the Zio makes the operating system affordable and approachable. Check it out at CTIA 2010 with Kent German.
The Kyocera Rio offers Cricket Wireless customers a candy bar design with a touch screen and midrange features.
Cricket's first Android phone, the Sanyo Zio, will go on sale later this month for $229.
Four months after its unveiling at CTIA, Cricket launches a teaser page for the upcoming Zio M6000, Kyocera's first Android phone.
CNET editors bring you a closer look at the hottest handsets from CTIA 2010 with hands-on videos. Check out the collection of videos here.
The Kyocera Zio features Android OS 1.6 and runs on CDMA networks.
Sprint's Sanyo Zio will pale in comparison with Sprint's other Android handsets, but it offers functional features and serviceable performance at an affordable price.
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At CTIA 2010, CNET test-drives the Kyocera Zio Google Android phone.
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