Surround Sound Capability in Newest 505i Handset

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TOKYO, JAPAN, July 1, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that from July 4, 2003 they will market the N505i, the first 505i model offering a dual speaker system with surround sound capability.

The N505i features Twin Window, which enables screen splitting, for example, to type a reply while viewing the received message. It also comes with Access Reader, enabling the phone's camera to work like a scanner for convenient reading and storage of URLs, mail addresses and telephone numbers appearing in magazines and other printed materials.

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

The N505i also comes with 64-polyphonic ringing melodies, a 2.4-inch, 262.144 QVGA high-resolution screen, and a built-in CMOS camera with an effective resolution of 320,000 pixels.

The handset accepts up to 32MB miniSD cards, and the 16MB miniSD that come with the handset stores up to fourteen 90-second video clips or about 2,300 photos saved in the i-shot™ small-size format.

The N505i is also equipped for i-appli DX™, the enhanced i-appli™ service providing access to a wide range of content and applications. Downloadable Java applications enable users to highly customize layout and other features of the N505i's address book and call log, as well as i-mode mail services.

The N505i will be available through all DoCoMo sales channels. The price of the handset including miniSD card and adaptor will be open (unfixed). The standard accessory kit, including battery pack, AC adaptor and desktop holder, will cost 5,700 yen *.

For details on standard function of the 505i series, please refer to the press release issued on April 8, 2003, located on the company's website at

For the N505i's main specifications, please see the attachment.


Main Specifications of N505i
Height x Width x Thickness Approx. 98 x 51 x 25 mm (folded)
Weight Approx. 115 g
Continuous Stand-by Time Approx. 350 hours
Continuous Talk Time Approx. 150 minutes
Data Transmission Speed Receiving: Max. 28,800 bps
Sending: Max. 9,600 bps
External Interface Infrared communication port
Body Colors Cocktail Silver
Royal Milk Tea
Ash 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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