TOKYO, JAPAN, December 20, 2004 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they will start selling the F901iC 3G FOMA® handset, the latest model in the 901i series, nationwide on December 24, 2004.
The 901i series offers surround-type SD sound for vivid ringing melodies and realistic audio effects when playing i-appli™ games or using other applications. The F901iC is equipped with FeliCa smart-card technology for e-money, ticketing and other handy mobile functions. If the handset is lost or misplaced, its smart-card functions or all phone functions can be locked remotely by calling the handset from a registered phone number. Malicious use can also be prevented with the use of either an ID number or the handset's fingerprint sensor.
Video recording at speeds up to 30 frames/second. QVGA video can be recorded or played back with TV-like quality.
Sub LCD shows ChakuMotion™ (video clips for incoming calls) and improved music player operation (fast reverse/forward, continuous play, etc. when handset is closed).
Privacy mode for call logs, i-motion™, images and scheduler (new), as well as address book, mail and i-appli (as before).
With the phone placed in the USB-equipped battery charger's cradle, images can be transferred to a PC using the phone's bundled data-link software and cable.
Software to create PC photo albums, edit and print photos, and create wallpaper and slideshows.
For more details, please see the attachment.
Specifications of FOMA F901iC
|Height x width x thickness (folded)||105 x 51 x 28 mm|
|Weight||Less than 129 grams|
|Continuous Stand-by Time||Approx. 570 hours (static)
Approx. 410 hours (dynamic)
|Continuous Talk Time||Approx. 160 minutes|
|Continuous Video Calling||Approx. 100 minutes|
|Main LCD||Approx. 2.4 inches (240 x 320 dots); 262,144 colors; QVGA fully-transparent TFT|
|Sub LCD||Approx. 1.0 inches (96 x 96 dots); 65,536 colors; color EL|
|External Memory Device||miniSD™ memory card|
Outer: CCD camera
Effective resolution: 2.04 mega pixels
Recorded resolution: 2 mega pixels
Inner: CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 320,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 310,000 pixels
|Colors||Splash Blue, Carbon Black, or Breeze White|
Dynamic stand-by time: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal is in transit and remains closed within an area where reception is normal.
Static stand-by time: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal is motionless.
miniSD is a trademark of SD Association.
About NTT DoCoMo
i-mode and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of
i-motion, i-appli, ChakuMotion are registered trademarks or trademarks of
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
FeliCa is a contactless IC chip technology developed by Sony Corporation.
FeliCa is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.