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Sprint outs Kyocera DuraCore, DuraMax for push-to-talk CDMA

updated 03:25 pm EDT, Mon July 25, 2011

Sprint intros Kyocera PTT phones fo the fall

Sprint on Monday planned out the launch of the first CDMA phones to run on its equally new Sprint Direct Connect push-to-talk service. The new phones includes the Kyocera DuraCore and DuraMax, with a third device from Motorola to be announced later. Prices and actual release dates are also promised later.

The DuraMax will be a rugged clamshell and sport a two-inch 320x240 display, a 3.2-megapixel, camera and a microSD memory card slot with support up to 32GB, though a 1GB card will be bundled. Stereo Bluetooth will be onboad for those who can't connect with a 2.5mm headphone jack. GPS navigation will be enabled, as will SMS and MMS messaging and support for third-party data apps.

The DuraCore will be another push-to-talk clamshell, and also sport an 810G military spec body. It adds a bi-directional speakerphone to the specs of the DuraMax but trades this for Stereo Bluetooth in favor of standard Bluetooth (no A2DP streaming), gives up the camera and doesn't ship with a memory card.

Both will have Land Mobile Radio (LMR) interoperability, simultaneous data with the push to talk voice, and availability notification. Early next year, Sprint will add international push-to-talk capability, along with other extras.

DuraMax on left, DuraCore on right







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