This summer, Sprint and Sanyo roll out no less than six new Katana model cell phones, intended to replace the first Sanyo Katana line. They are, in no specific order: the Katana II Pink Fascination, the Katana II Midnight Steel, the Katana II Cosmic Black, the Katana DLX Pink Satin, the Katana DLX Platinum Ice, moreover the Katana DLX Champagne.
In the beginning, this can look like an utterly bewildering array of cellular phones… but virtually all is not quite as complex as it may look. Sanyo’s 6 different cell phones are just color variations on two basic models: the mid range Katana II (a modern general-use phone with a VGA camera) and also the more powerful, media centric Katana DLX (a deluxe model with a 1 megapixel camera and built-in media player).
The Katana II
Similar to the Motorola RAZR in several areas, the Katana II is an update of the already thin Sanyo Katana, having an equivalent form factor and stylish design. The Katana II has been updated with twenty one MB of onboard mind, Bluetooth capability, built in text / SMS messaging and Web surfing, along with a serviceable built in VGA camera, as well as ships in 3 versions, all of which differ just in color: your fundamental Cosmic Black, the considerably more feminine Pink Satin, and the metal Midnight Steel.
While KatanaSale lacks some of the features that make the Katana DLX so appealing by comparison, the Katana II is a worthwhile mid range phone with a great deal to offer the everyday user, nonetheless, it might just whet the appetite for the more full featured DLX.
The Katana DLX
For those with more powerful mobile capabilities in mind, the Katana DLX is a “deluxe” variation of the Sanyo Katana. For all the element of the Katana II, the Katana DLX also features an 18-bit display, 500 contact phone book, a built-in music player, and an one megapixel digital camera capable of video capture and streaming multimedia.
Moreover, the Katana DLX is EV DO capable, which means the mobile phone can be utilized as a wireless modum with a portable computer. Add to this the longer battery life and a slimmer form factor, so the Katana DLX develops into a powerful cell phone without an impressive price tag.
The Katana DLX is available in 3 colors: The Pink Satin, the shiny metal Platinum Ice, and the Champagne (an elegant pinkish hue).
While both Katana II and the Katana DLX are acceptable successors to Sanyo’s sleek Katana line, the DLX certainly provides much more bang for the dollar, with an updated camera, EV DO capability, along with a built in music player. With these 6 brand new mobile p coming onto the sector, however, the discerning customer will surely have no lack of options.