Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Feb 2011 23:15 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Sprint wants you to believe that two screens are better than one. Its new Android-powered smartphone, the Echo, will feature two touchscreen surfaces in a hinged design. Made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera, the phone’s dual 3.5-inch WVGA screens can be operated independent of one another or combine in 'tablet mode' to add up to a single 4.7-inch integrated display (albeit one with a hinge in the middle)."
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Battery life
by darknexus on Wed 9th Feb 2011 00:51 UTC
darknexus
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2008-07-15

Wouldn't that guzzle up your battery, or are they planning to put a high-capacity battery in it? One touch screen on most phones guzzles enough power right now, I can't imagine how fast two of them would drain a typical 1900 or 2100 mA phone battery on top of Android's generally inefficient process management.

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RE: Battery life
by phoenix on Wed 9th Feb 2011 03:38 in reply to "Battery life"
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2005-07-11

Maybe there's a second battery underneath the second screen? Can't see what else they'd use the extra space for. ;)

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