Kyocera have unveiled two new CDMA, slider style cell phones at CTIA ‘09 in the form of the Kyocera G2GO M2000 (G2GO stands for ‘Good to Go’,incidentally) and the Kyocera Laylo M1400 both of which are being billed as addressing ‘a need for affordability and value in today’s challenging economy’.

The Kyocera Laylo M1400, which comes with comes in the format of a vertical slider and which measures in at 94.7 x 46.7 x 17.0mm and weighs in at just 90g, sports a 2.2″ QVGA resolution ‘contoured’ display for ‘edge-to-edge screen viewing’, integrated VGA camera, comes with Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity, WAP 2.0 browser, is BREW 3.1.5 and JAVA enabled and, interestingly, even comes with a rear mounted slide-out self portrait vanity mirror. Yup, okay.

The Kyocera G2GO M2000, which measures in at 113 x 52 x 17mm and weighs 120g and which by far the more interesting and feature rich of the two, offers up a 2.4″ QVGA display, horizontal slider full QWERTY keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera with onboard photo editing features, integrated accelerometer, built-in DAP capabilities with dedicated music keys and, along with WAP 2.0 browser and BREW 3.1.5 technology, comes with microSD card slot allowing for up to 8GB of ‘bolt-on’ storage capacity.

There’s no word from Kyocera concerning whether any specific US based networks have expressed an interest in carrying either cell phone at this stage.

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