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KYOCERA Launches Waterproof, Dirt-Resistant K010 “Simple Mobile Phone” with 5-Megapixel Camera

Enhanced functions even easier to use than previous models

May 17, 2011
(This product is only available to the Japanese market.)

Kyocera Corporation (President: Tetsuo Kuba) announced the launch of the K010 “Simple Mobile Phone,” a new waterproof* and dirt-resistant** mobile phone for the au network. The handset has been made even more convenient to use with a new automatic standby screen photo setting feature, the popular pedometer function for daily health maintenance, and expanded “one-touch key” capability for often used features.

A clamshell style phone with a rounded design that fits well in the hand, the K010 is part of KDDI Corporation's new handset lineup, launched on May 17.

Photo: Kyocera K010 Simple Mobile Phone (left to right): White, Pink and Gold
Kyocera K010 Simple Mobile Phone (left to right): White, Pink and Gold

Model Number



To be determined by retailer


White, Pink, Gold

Sales Companies

KDDI Corporation, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company (Japan only)

With a focus on usability and comprehensibility, the launch of the K010 is the latest in the Simple Mobile Phone series — which Kyocera has developed to meet the varying needs of its customers. While staying true to the basic concept of the Simple Mobile Phone series — an easy to operate, easy to understand mobile phone — Kyocera has further enhanced and made more convenient the most used functions including the camera.

The handset comes equipped with a large, easy to view 3.0 inch QVGA LCD main display screen. Also, it includes popular functions allowing for guided navigation by illuminated keys, large font sizes, and diverse functions to make voice quality more clear.

Kyocera recommends the K010 for people who want a mobile phone that is easy and convenient to use.

Technical Specifications


Approx. W 50 × H 109 × D 16.7 (mm)(thickest portion: 21.0 mm)


Approx. 126g (battery included)


Main display: Approx. 3.0 inch 260,000 color wide QVGA TFT
Sub display: Approx. 1.4 inch monochrome LCD


5.15 megapixel CMOS with auto-focus

Data Folder

Approx. 100 MB (or 1,000 items)

External Memory

microSD™ / microSDHC™ memory card, up to 32GB (sold separately)

* Waterproof function equivalent to IPX5/IPX7.
** Dirt-resistant function equivalent to IP5X.
Ensure that caps and battery cases etc. are connected correctly. Do not submerge in the sea, swimming pools, or hot springs, etc. Do not place on sandy areas such as a beach, etc. If the mobile phone becomes dirty, rinse it immediately in clean, lukewarm water. Do not use a brush, sponge, soap, or detergent when cleaning. Do not use in direct contact with strong rain.

The information herein may change without prior notice depending on changes to KDDI Group systems. microSD™ and microSDHC™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. This handset utilizes the Adobe Systems Incorporated Adobe® Flash® Lite™ technology. Adobe, Flash, and Flash Lite are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the U.S. and other countries. All company, system, and product names listed herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holder.