Function over form

With a simple flip phone design, the Kyocera Mako is all about communication.
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Front and center

The Mako's external display is a tad small. The tiny speaker below the display has a mesh retro design.
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A sturdy cell phone

The Mako's metal skin gives it a solid feel.
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The Mako casts a trim shadow. On the left spine you'll find the volume rocker and headset jack.
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Take care with controls

We didn't love the Mako flat and slippery keypad and navigation array.
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Show it off

The Mako's not exactly a looker, but it's not unattractive either.
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On the go

The compact and slim Mako travels well.
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Picture time

The Mako's VGA camera lacks a flash and self-portrait mirror.
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