DoCoMo's New FOMA F2051 Handset Goes on Sale Jan. 18

Products & Services
TOKYO, JAPAN, January 15, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc announced today that the F2051 3G handset, which boasts extended stand-by and the ability to e-mail video clips taken with its own camera, will go on sale January 18, 2003.

The F2051 offers approximately 170 hours of continuous dynamic stand-by, or about 230 hours of static stand-by, some 3.3 times longer than original FOMA models.

Moreover, the F2051 is compatible with the new
i-motion mail™ service, also to be launched on January 18, which enables users to e-mail about 15-second/100 KB video clips taken with the handset's built-in camera, or files downloaded from sites.

The model is equipped with a 2.2-inch 65,536 TFT color display and comes with a built-in CCD camera for photos and video clips (15 frames/second). The camera rotates 270 degrees. It also offers a variety of photo editing functions, such as cropping (for superimposing into other photos) and automatic brightness adjustment.

The F2051 will be available through all DoCoMo sales channels. The price of the phone will be open (unfixed), while its standard accessory kit, including battery back, AC adaptor and desktop holder, will cost 5,300 yen.

For more specifications on FOMA F2051 handsets, please refer to the attachment.

Main Specifications of FOMA F2051

Height x width x thickness 102 x 50 x 27 (mm)
Weight Approx. 114 g (including battery pack)
Continuous talk time Approx. 110 minutes
Continuous stand-by time Dynamic: Approx. 170 hours*
Static: Approx. 230 hours**
Data transmission
Packet: Max. 384 Kbps (receive)
Max. 64 Kbps (send)
Switched: 64 Kbps
Body color Silver or Navy
Display (height x width) 2.2-inch , 65,536 color TFT
176 pixels x 220 pixels
Built-in CCD camera 100,000 pixels
Video clip files Size: 176 (w) x 144 (h) pixels
Modes: Normal, Picture Quality, Shooting Time Priority
i-appli™ Java™ Archive content up to 30 KB
Java Archive applications up to 200 KB
Stored applications can be used as stand-by screens
Mobile MP4 format
Files up to 300 KB
Replay possible during download
Images can include subtitles
*Dynamic stand-by: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when handset remains closed and is in transit within an area where reception is normal.

**Static stand-by: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal remains motionless.

i-appli is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc in Japan.
Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 44 million customers. The company provides a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services. These include , the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 36 million subscribers, and , launched in 2001 as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. In addition to wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe and North and South America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North and South America. NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

i-mode and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
i-motion mail is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.


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