Pre-Order The Kyocera Echo From RadioShack Now

Here at OSM we have been following the Kyocera Echo very closely and have previously brought you news about, this handsets announcement and our first impressions on this device being a possible game changer, with its release just around the corner we have yet more news about this dual screen smartphone.

The official launch date of this handset is set for April 17th and will be available courtesy of carrier Sprint, according to Mobileburn RadioShack have been taking pre-orders for this device since March 27th, one day after Sprint started taking their online pre-orders.

This multi-screen phone will cost $199 and will involve a new two year contract with Sprint, BGR.com claims that the Echo will also ship for free from RadioShack on April 17th. If you’re interested in purchasing this handset from them just follow this link here.

This handset is the first of its kind to offer dual 4.7inch touch screens, these will allow two different applications to be run simultaneously on each screen. Running on Android 2.2 Froyo this device is sure to keep users entertained with the widely available apps from the Android Market, to check out more specs of the phone just follow this link through to Kyocera’s Website.

We think this handset will really divide opinion, some will love it and some will hate it, we just think it makes a nice change to see something a little bit different on offer for once. What are your thoughts on this handset?

Will you be purchasing one? If so will you do it via RadioShack?

As always let us know your thoughts below