Pros

  • Screen rendered sharp images
  • Low price

Cons

  • Poor voice quality
  • Nonresponsive touchscreen

At A Glance

For people who are interested in checking out Android without taking a big financial risk on a phone, the $100 Zio may be a good choice.

Manufacturer’s Description

The SANYO Zio SCP8600 Android phone for Sprint. Fashion and function meet with this fully-featured smartphone. The sleek candy-bar design fits in your pocket easily to stay totally connected on-the-go. No longer do you have to forego style to stay organized, answer that urgent work email, or update your Facebook status. This sophisticated smartphone offers a full touch screen, making browing the net easier than ever. Make your Zio uniquely yours by downloading ringtones, graphics, games, and apps from the Android Market. Other cool smartphone features included on the Zio are: preloaded Google Apps, Sprint Music Plus, visual voice mail, and WiFi-capability.