|Sprint Introduces Feature-rich Kyocera 2255|
Posted: 01-Nov-2001 [Source: Sprint PCS press release]
[Kyocera 2255's easy to use navigation keys allow quick and convenient access to the Sprint PCS Wireless Web(SM) and Sprint PCS e-mail accounts. ]
Kansas City, MO -- Sprint (NYSE: FON, PCS) and Kyocera (NYSE: KYO) today announced the availability of the dual-band Sprint PCS Phone Kyocera 2255, a feature-packed handset with a sleek lightweight design, at the affordable price of $129.99. The phone is available at Sprint Stores, www.sprintpcs.com, and other participating retailers within the Sprint PCS 100-percent digital, 100-percent PCS nationwide wireless network.
Exclusively available in the U.S. through Sprint PCS, the stylish Kyocera 2255 offers the very latest in color with its brilliant blue luminescent backlighting. Whenever a button is pressed on the Kyocera 2255, the phone glows blue. Other high-end features on the Kyocera 2255 include automatic volume control, voice-activated dialing and multi-lingual display capabilities (English/Spanish). The handset also equips consumers with productivity tools including voice memo, alarm clock/countdown timer, calculator/tip calculator, stopwatch and a contact directory to store personal and business information. Plus, the Kyocera 2255 offers a "Fast Find" feature for easy access to contacts stored on the phone.
This compact handset also provides users with personalization and entertainment with its four embedded games: Brick Attack, Space Dudes, Mystic Iching, Cavern Crawl; its 15 distinctive ringers including vibrate alert; and its fun animated screen savers. In addition, the Kyocera 2255's easy to use navigation keys allow quick and convenient access to the Sprint PCS Wireless WebSM and Sprint PCS e-mail accounts. With the Sprint PCS Wireless Web, users can send and receive emails and text messages, play more than 60 games, check the weather forecast and sports scores, buy movie and concert tickets, get the latest headlines and entertainment news, and much more.
"With its abundance of features, compact size and affordable price, the Sprint PCS Phone Kyocera 2255 will certainly appeal to consumers who want a highly functional phone that's easy on the pocket," said John Garcia, senior vice president of sales and distribution for Sprint PCS. "And with its unique blue backlighting and stylish design, the Kyocera 2255 is perfect for those looking for a little bit of everything in a phone."
"Kyocera is pleased to add the Sprint PCS Phone Kyocera 2255 to the high-quality lineup of handsets we manufacture for Sprint PCS," said Skip Speaks, president and COO of Kyocera Wireless Corp. "We're committed to providing consumers with attractive handsets that combine compact form factors, state-of-the-art features, and advanced functionality."
The Sprint PCS Phone Kyocera 2255 is packaged with a standard lithium-ion battery and a travel charger. In digital mode, the standard battery provides up to 3.25 hours of talk time and up to 5 days of standby time. Phone dimensions are approximately 4.72"H x 1.89"W x 0.95"D. Weight is 4.34 ounces.
Feature highlights of the dual-band Sprint PCS Phone Kyocera 2255 include:
The very latest in color - brilliant blue luminescent backlighting
Small, sleek, lightweight design - phone dimensions are approximately 4.72"H x 1.89"W x 0.95"D; weight is approximately 4.34 ounces
Designed for ease of use - easy to use navigation keys allow quick and convenient access to the Sprint PCS Wireless Web and Sprint PCS e-mail accounts.
Feature-packed - automatic volume control, voice-activated dialing and multi-lingual (English/Spanish) display capabilities
Productivity tools - voice memo, alarm clock/countdown timer, calculator/tip calculator, stopwatch, contact directory and "Fast Find" feature for easy access to contacts stored on the phone
Personalization & Entertainment tools - four embedded games: Brick Attack(r), Space Dudes(r), Mystic Iching(r), Cavern Crawl(r), 15 unique ringers including vibrate alert; and fun animated screen savers
Affordable price - $129.99
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