The Kyocera Rio joins Cricket Wireless as a touch-screen feature phone with a functional feature set.
The resistive touch screen is mostly responsive, but at time it's necessary to exert a bit more pressure. You won't get a full QWERTY virtual keyboard for every task, but you can use predictive text or a half QWERTY keyboard, shown here.
We're not at all fans of the back-of-phone design, which feels every bit the cheap, ridged plastic it looks like. The 3-megapixel camera was serviceable.
The Rio's power button also locks and unlocks the phone.
Indoor photos were a bit dull and tended to blur if the Rio or the subject wasn't perfectly still. On the plus side, editing tools let you adjust the photos after the shot.