Kyocera Android Hands-on Zio
Wireless Japan Tradeshow – Kyocera Booth – New Zio Android Smartphone Terminal for US Market http://bit.ly/cnZMkb
Android terminal “Zio” that becomes the first in the model made of this company in the Kyocera booth has been announced. Externals of this model that said just reaching at the Wireless Japan Tadeshow were checked.
Kyocera exhibits the first Android smart phone scheduled to put it on the market in the North America market in fiscal year 2010, and the sale in Japan is undecided. OS is Android 1.6. The communication method supports CDMA2000, 1xEV-DO Rev.A and WiFi.
Zio is a full touch terminal that had a wide VGA liquid crystal of 3.5 inches (TFT and 260,000 color display). Be it about 12.2(thickness) milli and about 58.6(width) ×116(height) × 105 grams weight, and a big feature in the size to have achieved a thin light body. IPhone 3GS (about 135 grams) and Xperia (about 139 grams) might be used regularly, and when feeling after Zio for the first time, the lightness of the author was impressive. Moreover, it is easy to be thin the body and to have it as a smart phone (In the width of iPhone 3GS, about 62.1milli and the width of Xperia are about 63 millis).
The Google application program and HTML browsers such as YouTube and Google Map are installed as well as other Android terminals. Cameras are 3.2 million pixels, and the player who can reproduce the animation of 30fps also is preparing it.
Four sensor key, track balls, and two physical keys are installed on the surface of the main body with micro USB, headphone jack and microSD slots. It seems to be able to use around here by the same sense as a general cellular phone. The call of the access and the submenu from the sensor key to the home screen and the returning retrievals, etc. can be operated. When the track ball pushes the button besides the cursor movement and being able to scroll also with BlackBerry Bold and IS01, etc. by merrily rolling it with a familiar device, the decision operation can be done.
A home screen and the main menu of Zio follow a general Android terminal though there are a lot of models of the Android terminal by whom original user interface (UI) is installed. Specs are said, “A thin type and a light size feeling are solicited” (explanation member) standard as a smart phone. In the exhibition of Zio in the country, this time is the first time. The explanation member was speaking, “The terminal just reached today (July 14)”.
Besides this, reference exhibition of Kyocera of concept model of Android terminal. The terminal of the slide type horizontal outline structure to assume the machine, the touch panel for LTE, and “F-06B” the model and made by Fujitsu equipped with slide type QWERTY keyboard equipped with a large-scale display of five inches to be vivid had been exhibited. This company is a posture that will positively develop the Android terminal aiming at a global market in the future including the model for LTE. Via: IT Media.