Kyocera Hydro Edge Review
Did you know that the Kyocera Hydro Edge doesn't appear to feature an HDMI connector? And there are 2 more cons you need to know about.
Check out our computer-generated Kyocera Hydro Edge pros and cons review, because each phone has advantages and disadvantages:
Cons (or Not-so-great Features):
The Kyocera Hydro Edge can record high-resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) movies. Bravo! But we couldn't determine whether it had an HDMI port or not. Granted, HDMI (which lets you connect to your HDTV), is not an absolute necessity, but it seems like a desirable feature on an HD phone.
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4.5 ounces is sort of bulky.
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We wouldn't say that the Hydro Edge is a heavyweight, but 4.5 ounces may feel a little overweight.
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A large touch screen is nice, but we are not extremely impressed that it is just a capacitive model. Of course, capacitive screens are okay, but according to Wikipedia and many other expert sources, resistive touch screens are much better.
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As illustrated here, the Kyocera Hydro Edge is a rugged mobile.
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The Kyocera Hydro Edge is trumpeted as a rugged phone (more sturdy, better water-resistance, etc).
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Not only does it have a 1GHz processor clock speed, but it also has two cores.
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It includes these accessories: Micro-USB data cable, Included Accessories. It might be convenient.
It records video clips at 30 frames per second, which is among the highest fps rating among video phones.
If Kyocera's measurements are accurate, the Hydro Edge and its (1600mAh) battery will allow 780 minutes of conversation, a lot of talk time!
At 9.9 millimeters, it is thinner than the average bar phone
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