NTT DoCoMo to Market "WRISTOMO," Wristwatch-style PHS Mobile Phone

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 26, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it will soon begin marketing the WRISTOMO™, the world's first commercial wristwatch-style Personal Handyphone System (PHS) mobile phone.

Marketing will be handled exclusively through the Internet at, which will be opened today at 3 PM (Japan Standard Time). Customers can begin placing orders on the product launch day (to be announced).

An actual waterproof wristwatch, the phone opens up into a functional PHS handset when buttons on either side of the watch face are pressed.

The WRISTOMO is compatible with the "PALDIO E-mail" service, which enables users to connect send/receive e-mails up to 6,000 alphanumeric characters via the Internet without having to sign up for a provider.

The wrist phone transfers data at up to 64 kbps. The WRISTOMO can access the "Browserphone Content" web pages of DoCoMo's service, as well as sites based on a subset of HTML, designed for mobile internet services such as (compatibility will depend on the site). The WRISTOMO is also equipped for DoCoMo's "Location based Web Sites," which provide information about restaurants, weather, transportation and other content based on the user's current location.

The WRISTOMO comes with an information synchronization feature that automatically exchanges information with PCs, such the address book or journal in Microsoft . Whenever information stored in the WRISTOMO or PC is changed, the other device is automatically updated either via the mobile Internet or an optional cable.

For more specifications, please see the attachment.

Specifications of WRISTOMO
Height x Width x Thickness (mm)
(when unfolded for handset use)
171.5 x 40.4 x 18.5
Weight (grams) Approx. 113 (including battery)
Continuous talk time (minutes) Approx. 120
Continuous stand-by time (hours) Approx. 200
Data transmission speed 64 kbps/ 32 kbps
Body color Dark Gray Metallic

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 45 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 37 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.
WRISTOMO is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
mopera is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
Microsoft Outlook is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the US and other countries.

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