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Kyocera Event (2013) review

Android OS v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655
Adreno 205
512 MB / 4 GB
3.5 inches (320 x 480 px)
3.2 MP, 2048 x 1536 px

Kyocera announced the launch of the Event smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Kyocera Event phone with 3.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Kyocera Event comes with Android OS v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery. The 3.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (320 x 480 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Kyocera Event specifications

Release date2013


The weight of Kyocera Event is about 4.13 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Kyocera phone are average (4.53 x 2.41 x 0.46 inches).

Weight4.13 oz
Dimensions4.53 x 2.41 x 0.46 inches
SIM typeMicro SIM


The Kyocera Event comes with Android OS v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655
CPU1 GHz Scorpion
GPUAdreno 205


The size of Event screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches IPS display of Kyocera Event with 320 x 480 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size3.5 inches
Resolution320 x 480 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Kyocera Event (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD


The camera of the Event has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camerano
Main camera3.2 MP, 2048 x 1536 px


The Kyocera Event doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone doesn't have built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Event phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv2.1, EDR
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 1500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Event is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1500 mAh


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Kyocera phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Kyocera Event, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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