In the world dominated by smartphones and phablets, there are still people who prefer simplicity and essential functionality over high-end gadgets labeled with even higher prices. If you need a traditional cell phone for cheap, you may feel lucky as T-Mobile has just added the Kyocera Rally to its prepaid offer. Featuring a dependable solidly-built body the Kyocera Rally packs all basic functions you find essential in your everyday use of a cell phone. Here’s everything you would like to know about the phone.
Kyocera Rally basic phone for everyday use
The Kyocera Rally for T-Mobile speaks an ergonomic design language represented by a bar-style body case that offers a traditional keypad with big separated buttons, which will surely make texting and dialing numbers considerably easier. Measuring 4.56 x 1.77 x 0.54 in (116 x 45.0 x 13.8 mm) the phone boasts a 1.8-inch color display with high-contrast black and white menu for better readability. Though such screen parameters may sound a bit ridiculous in the era of gaining on popularity monstrous phablets, still the display seems big enough to serve basic functions offered by the phone.
On the optics side, the Kyocera handset provides its users with a VGA camera capable to record 1080p videos. It also sports support for microSD card extension (accepts cards up to 32GB) and comes powered by a 760 mAh battery that is reported to deliver up to twelve hours on stand-by mode or four hours of talk time. Connectivity is represented by Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.
In addition, a 3.5mm headphone jack will enable you to use your phone hand-free, whereas T9 predictive text entry will take care of convenient messaging. Running the Brew MP OS, the Rally sports easy-to-use interface and some simple apps like calendar, to-do-list and stopwatch. Interestingly enough, the device also offers more advanced technologies like, voice recognition that along with text-to-speech function makes the phone read menus, notifications and messages.
When it comes to availability and pricing, T-Mobile is already selling the phone for $59.99, which price includes $30 refill card. The Rally is compatible with cheap T-Mobile Data Strong Plan that costs as low as $29.99 plus tax.