Kyocera

Reviews (7/10 Avg. rating)

Inexpensive and waterproof, but glacially slow

Kyocera Hydro Plus

from Cnet (about 1 month ago)

For a $139.99 off-contract device, the Kyocera Hydro Plus does have its benefits. On one hand, its waterproof design allows you peace of mind the next time you're at a pool party, and its unique Muve Music feature enables users to search and download tons of music for free (with your phone service).... More

  6/10

A basic feature phone that is best reserved as a dedicated voice line

Kyocera Coast

from Phone Scoop (6 months ago)

What's the Kona good for? Sitting in the glove box in case of an emergency. Or, perhaps, it will work for a senior citizen or young child who needs only the ability to make calls and send some messages. If you want your phone to do anything else, pick a different phone.

  4/10

Reliable and sensible

Kyocera Hydro Edge

from MobileBurn (6 months ago)

The Kyocera Hydro Edge knows what it is and, more importantly, doesn't try to be more than that. Anyone seeking a high-powered phone should immediately look elsewhere. The device's sole appeal is that it is small and cheap (financially speaking). At only $109.99 full price, the Hydro Edge offers a low-cost... More

The handset does perform well, it feels solid in your hand and it does have the waterproof feature going for it

Kyocera Hydro Elite

from Android Community (6 months ago)

Along with the perk of being waterproof, this could also be a good option for those who actually use the phone feature and are often in noisy locations. Simply put, depending on the person, or the specific needs of that person, the Hydro Elite could make a solid handset.

It's a low-cost Android phone that should appeal to budget-device seekers looking for that little something extra

Kyocera Hydro Elite

from Phone Scoop (6 months ago)

The Kyocera Hydro Elite is a decent little phone, but not without faults. Kyocera has a few key strengths to lend to its phones, and they are put to good use in the Elite. The Elite is water resistant. To people who lead semi-active lifestyles, or are prone to losing their grip on their phones, this... More

  6/10

Kyocera's best waterproof Hydro to date

Kyocera Hydro Elite

from Cnet (7 months ago)

If you still desire a reliable water resistant device, and you don't need as much protection as the Commando 4G LTE provides, get the Elite. It has a slimmer design that an average person would hardly recognize it as a waterproof phone.

  8/10

There are surely many compromises that make it a tough sell

Kyocera Hydro Edge

from PhoneArena (7 months ago)

Sure, it might be cool that the Kyocera Hydro Edge is dustproof and water resistant, but there are surely many compromises that make it a tough sell for those individuals that simply want to get stuff done in the end. From its sluggish performance to its dated hardware specs, it doesn’t particularly... More

  6/10

Your basic mid-range Android smartphone that happens to be splash and waterproof

Kyocera Hydro Elite

from PhoneArena (8 months ago)

When it comes right down to it, the Kyocera Hydro Elite is your basic mid-range Android smartphone that happens to be splash and waterproof – up to a limit. It’s designed for people that want this added layer of protection, but without stepping up the full ruggedness of the Casio G’zOne... More

  7/10

Tepid phone buoyed solely by water resistance

Kyocera Hydro Edge

from Cnet (8 months ago)

Whether you're purchasing the Kyocera Hydro Edge on contract or off, you're getting a good deal either way. With that price, you'll get the Edge's waterproof capabilities, so you can breathe a little easier the next time you're at a large body of water or drop your phone in the sink. But if having a... More

  6/10

It’s a decent phone for those on a tight budget, but comes with some serious trade-offs

Kyocera Hydro Edge

from Digital Trends (8 months ago)

The Kyocera Hydro Edge is a budget Android smartphone with one really nice high-end feature: water and dust resistance. Unlike the Torque, it’s not meant for the ultimate mountain adventurer. It’s for people who want use their phone in the rain or at the beach. Accidents happen – at... More

  6/10

Too many problems :(

Kyocera Hydro

(2 months ago)

It's a cute little phone and reasonable for the price. But the SD card gets too full quickly, all my apps keep closing and the phone would freeze and then turn on and off on its own. It would happen about 3-4 times a day!

  2/10

This phone is garbage. Don't waste your money

Kyocera DuraXT

(3 months ago)

The Kyocera drops calls and shuts down at random. It is a work phone otherwise I would toss it in a lake or smash it with a sledge hammer.

  1/10

Horrible phone

Kyocera Event

(5 months ago)

My first Kyocera phone lasted me a month before it started messing up. I never dropped it. It would repeatedly turn on/off. I got a replacement. This phone freezes won't let me delete my photos which takes up memory. I'll delete the picture and it reappears minutes later. No one can help me... More

  1/10

Battery sucks

Kyocera Rise

(6 months ago)

I have had a lot of touch screen phones and this one is by par its good because of the keyboard the screen is a lot better then most touch screens because its not that sensitive. The cam blows so if u preferred to use the cam find a better cell and the battery life sucks huge I would give this cell a... More

  2/10

How i see the hydro

Kyocera Hydro XTRM

(6 months ago)

The Kyocera Hydro is an excellent phone. I had no choice but to get it and ive had it about a week. So, heres how i see it. I dont like how hot it gets. Just sitting there its over 35 c. That is hot for a phone. I do like how even in the rain the phone still worked as if it was dry. I could still use... More

  7/10

No Extra Bogus, Just Simple Android Phone

Kyocera Rise

(7 months ago)

Of course, Android Phones are not really phones, but in terms of Android Phones, it is very simple and wonderfully priced. The keypad is fantastic. Highly recommend if you don't want to pay an extra $500 for a blabla sensor, easyblabla..... and that kind of thing.

  10/10

I hate this phone, no way to customize ringtones and drops calls

Kyocera DuraXT

(11 months ago)

Had so much trouble trying to download ringtones, I will never own another phone by this company. There is no way to put custom ringtones on this phone and I'm very dissatisfied with this phone. I would not recommend this phone to anyone. Shame on anyone who decides to purchase this phone

  1/10

Very Basic! Presently NO WAY TO IMPORT RINGTONES!!!

Kyocera DuraXT

(about 1 year ago)

Hoping Kyocera picks up on the irritation this phone brings with it's basic "no user option" to customize ring tones. Why irritate the owner and block folks from adding their own ringtone or a MP3, MIDI file to the ringtone??? Shame on whomever decided to control these options. My old... More

  3/10

A great smartphone, at an even better price of $100

Kyocera Rise

(about 1 year ago)

Been using this phone for 3 days so far with Public Mobile. I've been reading a lot of people going on about this phone having a terrible screen resolution. IMO, the screen is perfectly fine. Everything is quite clear, clear enough for the average smartphone's user's need. I don't... More

  8/10

I love this phone because...

Kyocera Rise

(about 1 year ago)

I love this phone because this is my first touchscreen phone and it has fast internet. My dad got me this phone for christmas and I think that it is awsome!

  9/10

Info & Contact

About Kyocera

While Kyocera is a 'top dog' in some consumer manufacturing circles, perhaps most notably its copiers, it’s a much quieter player in the cell phone business. Though their offerings may not grab headlines for breakthrough technology, they are certainly a respectable line of well-made and reliable phones.

Kyocera was formed in 1959 and went on to become a very well regarded general consumer electronics manufacturer, but their cell phone business did not begin until early 2000 when they purchased the phone manufacturing unit of American company Qualcomm to form Kyocera Wireless.

With the exception of a handful of clamshell models and one swivel, all of Kyocera’s models are of a candy bar form factor and most are sold to CDMA carriers. Many of the models are entry level and a few offer a slightly more enhanced feature set.

Contact Information

Telephone:
800-349-4478

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