Sanyo mobile phones

Sanyo mobile phones

Infobox Company
company_name = Kyocera Sanyo Telecom
company_type = Subsidiary of Kyocera International
foundation = April 1st 2008 formed by the merger of Kyocera and Sanyo
industry = Telecommunication
products = Mobile Phones
parent = Kyocera Corporation
homepage = []
Sanyo Mobile Phones are mobile phones that are produced by the mobile phone division of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.. They are among some of the world's most popular cellular phones, and have received the J.D. Power and Associates Highest Ranking multiple times.



Sanyo is the fourth largest mobile phone manufacturer in Japan. Currently, mobile phone carrier au/KDDI retails Sanyo headsets for its CDMA 1X WIN branded EV-DO network. Current au/KDDI Sanyo models include W53SA and W51SA. However, unlike other Japanese EV-DO headset competitors such as Toshiba, Sharp, Kyocera and Casio, Sanyo has yet to release a headset with 1seg ISDB-T mobile TV broadcasting.

United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom Sanyo has only ever sold two models, S750 and S750i, but these have recently been discontinued by Orange.

United States of America

Sprint Nextel Corporation has exclusive rights to sell Sanyo mobile phones in the US. Sanyo supplies ReadyLink phones for use on Sprint's CDMA & EV-DO wireless networks. Many of these new phones come with advanced multimedia features. Try Pressing ##786# on your sanyo phone for the bios information and other back door programming tools, as well as see how many calls you have made, the prl(software version) of your phone and life time data. You also can see if your phone has ever been owned by some one else and refurbished. * [ Sprint's current phone listing]


Bell Mobility shares the same models with Sprint Corporation.

Merge With Kyocera

In 2007, competition was such in the cellphone market that merging with several companies including Sharp and Kyocera was explored. Ultimately, it was decided that Sanyo Mobile would merge with Kyocera in 2008 for $300,000,000. On April 1st, 2008, Kyocera-Sanyo was formed. Kyocera intends to sell Sanyo-branded phones till at least 2011.

External links

* ['s wireless section]
* [ Sanyo M1]
* [ Sanyo S750i]
* [,1759,2280959,00.asp]
* []

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