NTT DoCoMo to Market 1-Megapixel Handset

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TOKYO, JAPAN, June 18, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that on June 20, 2003 they will begin marketing the SH505i, a camera phone equipped with a 1-megapixel (effective resolution) CCD camera. Extra-high resolution makes the SH505i ideal for enjoying photos sent with DoCoMo's i-shot™ picture messaging service. SH505i photos can be printed out with a resolution of 79 million pixels.

This is the third model in the new 505i series of enhanced-2G handsets. Equipped with a Flash™ browser, 505i series handsets can access a broad range of rich content and applications with highly fluid animation.

The SH505i comes with a 2.4-inch, 262,144-color QVGA high resolution screen.

The external storage slot accepts the mini SD memory card (16MB), which can record up to 30 minutes of video and save about 800 photos in the i-shot small-size format.

The SH505i is equipped for i-appli DX™, the enhanced i-appli™ service providing access to a wide range of content and applications. Using downloadable applications, it is possible to highly customize the SH505i's address book and call log, as well as i-mode mail services.

The SH505i will be available through all DoCoMo sales channels. The price of the handset including miniSD Memory Card and its adaptor will be open (unfixed). Its standard accessory kit, including battery pack, AC adaptor and desktop holder, will cost 5,700 yen*.

For more details on standard 505i series functions, please refer to the press release issued on April 8, 2003, located on the company's website at For the SH505i's main specifications, please see the attachment.

Main Specifications of SH505i
Height x Width x Thickness Approx. 102 x 50 x 24 mm (folded)
Weight Approx. 125 g
Continuous Stand-by Time Approx. 300 hours
Continuous Talk Time Approx. 130 minutes
Data Transmission Speed Receiving: Max. 28,800 bps
Sending: Max. 9,600 bps
External Interface Infrared communication port
Body Colors Atlantic Blue
Siberian Silver
New Yorker Black
About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 46 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 38 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 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

*Pricing may vary in markets of the eight regional subsidiaries.

i-mode, FOMA and i-appli are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
mova is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
i-shot is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
Macromedia and Macromedia Flash are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
i-appli DX is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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