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Kyocera Rise

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Kyocera Rise. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and performance. The portability and design are also appreciated.

price, design, portability, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Kyocera Rise is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Nic Vargus (

Kyocera Rise review


Kyocera Rises to the challenge of building cheap, ICS-equipped QWERTY phone

May, 2012

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (

Kyocera Rise (Sprint) Review


We'll take a pass on the Kyocera Rise. While this phone features Android 4.0 and a full QWERTY keyboard, there's not much else to get excited about. Yes, the $19.99 up-front price is cheap, but after that, you'll be stuck with a device that has a...

Stock Android 4.0, Comfortable physical keyboard, Very affordable, Good call quality

Small, dull display, No 4G, Poor battery life, Mediocre camera, Pricier overall than Virgin Mobile version

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Brian K. (

Kyocera Rise Review


Formerly Sanyo, Kyocera has had their share of innovative designs and they have held their own in the entry-level market. The Rise embraces this philosophy, bringing Android 4.0 and a sliding QWERTY keyboard at a low price. Packaged with the Rise...

Mostly vanilla Android 4.0 ; The keyboard is mostly comfortable to use

Call quality is not as good as its predecessor ; Screen is still poor quality ; Web browsing is slow, even on Wi-Fi

The Rise offers some nice features, such as a decent slide out QWERTY and a mostly vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich build, but in the end it has too many shortcomings. Despite being bigger and higher resolution than the Milano, the Rise’s screen is still of...

Sep, 2012

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Kyocera Rise


The Kyocera Rise is a chunky yet compact smartphone that offers a taste of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the cheap. It's one of the smallest handsets ever to be released to market with ICS, and that's part of what makes it quite an attractive...

Oct, 2012
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