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Kyocera Slider V5 review

8.2/10 AVG.
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8.2/10
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The Kyocera Slider V5 currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 215 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

A compact mobile handset for the youth market distinguished by its sliding body design. Instead of using the the more usual hinged flip layout to combine small size and decent screen dimensions in a single package, Kyocera's designers opted for a novel approach. When changing from compact to talk configuration, the top face of the unit with the screen and navigation buttons slides lengthwise to reveal the keypad, and lengthening the handset from three and a half to almost five inches. While this gives the Slider a unique persona, it also makes it more fragile than flip models, which are not exactly reknowned for durability themselves.

The Slider's greatest strengths lie in the style department. Potential users will like the choice of electric blue or orange casings, since almost every comparable flip model comes in silver, silver or silver. Voice dialing is also sure to be a hit, and the Slider even has a feature that automatically adjusts the ear volume to the level of the user's surroundings -- perfect for taking calls in a noisy bar or at a party. Customizing your phone is well-supported, and experienced users will find all the usual options to explore: ringtones, screen savers, even cartoons to associate with phone book entries.

Beside the model's fragility, another major weakness is the keypad: the keys are too small for most adult fingers. Voice dialing bypasses this problem, but it's hard to avoid the keypad entirely. The screen is unremarkable: relatively small, and not exceptionally bright or clear, despite 16-bit (65,000) color.


Operating system
Custom
Processor
Unknown
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
No



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Kyocera released the Slider V5 on November 25, 2003.


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Kyocera backs up the Slider V5 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Slider V5 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Kyocera support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Kyocera's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
Unknown

The Kyocera Slider V5's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown

There is a processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
Unknown

This model has no built-in camera. Sorry, no selfies.

Storage
No

Internal memory is No. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Kyocera's performance ratings are 4 days standby time.

Slider V5 Specs

Overview
Release date November 25, 2003
Regions available No
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
AMPS
Data:
1xRTT
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No
Processor
Internal Storage No
RAM No
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Unknown
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 4 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Slider
Colors Electric Blue, Orange
Dimensions [H x W x D] 8.8 x 4.8 x 2.3 cm (3.5 x 1.9 x 0.9 in)
Weight 96 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (STN)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
Secondary Display No
Graphics -
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Standard / 12-key Numeric
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity 200
Multiple Numbers Per Contact No
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client No
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth Unknown
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs
WiFi No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
-
Additional Rear Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback No
Audio Formats No
Radio -
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Streaming Video No
Headset Jack 2.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar No
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps
Included Software / Apps -
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Kyocera SE47, SE44

[Brew 2.0] compatible, EMS (Enhanced Messaging Service)
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