Excerpt: At first glance, the $19.99 Kyocera Rise seems like too good of a deal to pass up. This Android Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a full QWERTY keyboard and decent performance at a bargain basement price.
Conclusion: The Rise offers some nice features, such as a decent slide out QWERTY and a mostly vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich build, but in the end it has too many shortcomings. Despite being bigger and higher resolution than the Milano , the Rise’s screen is still of poor quality and the call quality has taken a...
Pros: Mostly vanilla Android 4.0, The keyboard is mostly comfortable to use
Cons: Call quality is not as good as its predecessor, Screen is still poor quality, Web browsing is slow, even on Wi-Fi