Briefs: Alltel launches two new Kyocera handsets

December 8, 2005

Alltel launched Thursday two new Kyocera mobile phones, one with an MP3 player, camera and Bluetooth.

The Little Rock, Ark.-based wireless carrier said the Kyocera Slider Remix KX5 will be available for $130, while the Japanese cell-phone manufacturer's Candid KX16 will be selling for $30.

"Music phones and Bluetooth are at the top of many holiday wish lists this year and with our popular sliding design, renowned ease of use and the most innovative features, Slider Remix is the perfect choice," Jim Kelly, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Kyocera Wireless, said in a news release. "The hands-free capability, digital music player and high-resolution camera will appeal to anyone on a gift list -- from a student or mother to a major techie."

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

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