Although its budget price may beckon, Virgin Mobile's Kyocera Contact messaging phone is one to avoid.
The Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof and only $150, but it doesn't offer much else.
The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.
Researchers are working on glass that could detect fluids simply through contact, which may hold medical benefits.
An industry source confirmed to CNET that an online video shows Kyocera developing a smartphone equipped with a sapphire screen.
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With its low $29.99 on-contract price, the Hydro Vibe serves up water resistance, but there are better phones on the carrier.
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The entry level, prepaid version of Sprint's Kyocera Verve takes aim at texters on tight budgets.
Whether you buy it on-contract or off, this budget texting handset for Sprint and Boost Mobile is a sleeper surprise.
Sprint and its pre-paid arm Virgin Mobile will carry the entry-level, waterproof smartphone in May.
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