Virgin Mobile in the US have announced a new pre-paid Android smartphone, the Kyocera Event, and the handset will be available for $79.99 without the need to sign up to a lengthy contract.
The Kyocera Event features a 3.5 inch HVGA IPS display and is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, it also comes with 512MB of RAM And 4GB of built in storage, plus it features a microSD card slot.
“Kyocera Event on Virgin Mobile is the perfect device for the millions of people buying their first smartphone, or those who simply want a full featured, yet affordable phone without a contract,” said Eric Anderson, senior vice president and general manager of global sales and marketing at Kyocera Communications. “Whether it’s the simple elegance of black or the stand-out-in-a-crowd confidence of RadioShack’s exclusive red, Kyocera Event has style and performance far beyond its affordable price tag.”
Other specifications on the Kyocera event include a 3.2 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, and the handset comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, you can find out more details over at Virgin Mobile.