Pros

  • Ships with Android Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Slide-out QWERTY keyboard
  • Great price point

Cons

  • Low-resolution display
  • Lags when you play games or watch video

At A Glance

The Kyocera Rise is a great starter smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard, but more-experienced smartphone users will be left wanting more.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Processor speed 1.0 MHz
Display
Display size 3.5 inches
Display type Multitouch
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Battery
Vendor Rated Talk Time 8.62 hours
Image Processor
Megapixels 3.2
Carrier
Cell Carrier Sprint
Included Software
Operating System Android