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Kyocera Kona

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The Kyocera Kona is a simple, elegant flip phone that is finger-friendly and affordable. This stylish phone offers a spacious keypad with large separated keys and large font options for easy viewing. Enjoy capturing life’s candid moments in a snap with the Kona’s 2-megapixel camera with zoom. The Kyocera Kona also sports a 2.4-inch QVGA TFT LCD internal color display and a 1.44" TFT LCD color external display. Plus, calls can safely be taken over Bluetooth® (2.1 + EDR) wireless technology or via the 3.5mm headset jack. Weighing only 3.7 ounces, the Kyocera Kona is a solid performer for those who crave simplicity and affordability.

key features
Camera
Camera
Bluetooth
Bluetooth®
Tri-band
Tri-band
Mobile Web
Mobile Web
 
Top Features
2.4" Internal Display
Yes
2.0 MP Camera
Yes
Mobile Web
Yes
Bluetooth®
Yes
Phone Features
Basic / Feature
Basic / Feature
Camera
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Tri-band
Yes
Mobile Web
Yes
Downloadable Games/Apps
Yes
Vibrate Alert
Yes
Removable Memory Slot
No
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
No
Cricket Services Supported
Cricket Games & Apps
Yes
Location Based Services
Yes
Cricket Navigator
Yes
MyAccount
Yes
Cricket 411
No
Camera
Zoom
Yes
Video
No
Music
Music Player
No
Supported Music Formats
QCELP, MIDI
Connectivity
WiFi Access
No
Near Field Communication (NFC)
No
Mobile Hotspot
No
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Memory
Storage Capacity
No
RAM
128MB
ROM
256MB
Battery
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Capacity
870 mAh
Standby Time
Up to 300 hours
Talk Time
Up to 4.2 hours
Productivity
Text and Picture Messaging
Yes
SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes
Predictive Text Input
Yes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Yes
Contact Directory
Yes
Speakerphone
Yes
Voice Activated Dialing
Yes
Phone Specs
Flip Phone
Flip Phone
Dimensions (H x W x D)
3.94 x 2.05 x .69 inches
Weight (w/standard battery)
3.7 oz
Keypad Style
Standard
Form Factor
Clamshell
Headset Jack
3.5mm
Data Port
Micro USB
Color
Black
Main Display
Resolution
QVGA
Screen Size
2.4"
External Display
Screen Type
QVGA TFT
# Colors
65K
General
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Capable
Yes
Language
English/Spanish
E911
Yes
TTY / TDD
Yes
HAC Rating
M4/T4
Warranty
1 Year
Wireless Network Capability
Technology
CDMA
Data Transfer Speed
1x
 

included accessories

  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Standard Charger

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Headphones (1)

Quick Start Instructions

How to activate your Cricket phone over the air:

  1. Once your device is fully charged and powered on, simply follow these steps to activate your Kyocera Kona.
  2. Dial *228 on the keypad of your phone and press the "green phone" button.
  3. This will begin your phone's activation process. Be sure to listen for the activation confirmation. 
  4. Once activated, you'll hear the message, "Your phone is now prgorammed, thank you for calling Cricket."
  5. Your Kyocera Kona will automatically restart and will be ready to use. Due to network availability, the process may take multiple tried to complete. If your initial acitvation does not go through please repeat steps 1 - 4.
  6. If you are unable to activate your Kyocera Kona you may try Manual Programming (see below).

 

Manual Programming Instructions

To manually activate your Cricket phone and service, follow these steps:

  1. Charge your battery overnight.
  2. Read these instructions and have a pen ready before you call to set up service.
  3. Once your battery is charged, call 1-800-CRICKET from a different phone to speak with a Cricket representative.
  4. A Cricket representative will give you:
    • Your 10-digit Cricket Phone Number "MDN"
    • Your 10-digit Cricket Mobile Identification Number "MIN"
    • Your 1 to 5-digit Cricket Home ID "CDMA Home SID" 
  5. Turn on your phone using the power button.
  6. On the keypad enter ##626* to access Susidy Code programming.
  7. You'll be prompted to enter the Subsidy Code, which you'll do by enter 333333 (3 six times) and pressing [Continue].
  8. Now from the service programming menu press 1 to access the "MDN".
  9. Enter your new 10-digit Cricket Phone Number "MDN" that you received from the Cricket representative, then press [OK] to return to the Service Options menu.
  10. From the menu press 2 to access the "MIN".
  11. Enter the 10-digit Cricket Mobile Identification Number "MIN" that you received from the Cricket representative, then press [OK] to return to the Service Options menu.
  12. From the menu press 3 to access the CDMA Home SID.
  13. Enter the 1 to 5-digit CDMA Home ID that you received from the Cricket representative, then press [OK] to return to the Service Options menu.
  14. Press the End button and your phone will automatically restart.
  15. Once manual programming is complete you are ready to make basic calls. Please try Over The Air Programming again to activate all features. 
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Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.

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