Leap's Cricket Service Issues Kyocera KX9e Silver Flip Phone

Kyocera Wireless and Leap Wireless International have announced the availability of the Kyocera KX9e, a sleek clamshell handset designed to be both fashionable and affordable, for Cricket customers. The handset features Cricket Clicks functionality, including downloadable wallpapers, screensavers, ringtones, games and more.

A compact silver flip phone with an easy-to-use keypad for quick dialing and text messaging, KX9e offers a 65.000-color display, a loud and clear speakerphone and Kyocera's renowned intuitive user interface. Designed with simplicity in mind, KX9e includes polyphonic ringtones, a vivid 1.6" 128x128 pixel color display, and voice memo capability that allows for easy voice "notes" on the go.

The handset is also compatible with Cricket's roaming service, Travel Time, and is Cricket Clicks capable for downloadable wallpapers, screensavers, games and ringtones directly over the air to add to those already included on the phone. With a powerful speakerphone, voice-activated dialing and vibrate alert, KX9e also features preloaded polyphonic ring tones and screen savers; predictive text input for rapid text messaging; Enhanced Messaging Service (EMS) for downloading ringtones from; a contact directory and volume controls on the side of the phone. Productivity tools include a scheduler, calculator, alarm clock, stopwatch, tip calculator, countdown timer, and voice memos.

The Kyocera KX9e measures 1.88 in. x 3.46 in. x 0.98 in. and weighs 3.5 ounces with CDMA talk time up to 3.5 hours and standby time up to 175 hours.

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