TOKYO, JAPAN, November 24, 2005 ---
The SA800i's functions and compatible services are designed to help keep children safe. It is configured for easy use by children, and its rounded shape resembles a cocoon to emphasize the phone's child-oriented security features.
The handset has an alarm of about 100 decibels that children can quickly switch on in the case of an emergency. If the child activates the alarm, the handset will call up to three registered numbers with a voice message alert at regular intervals until all registered numbers pick up, or until a password is entered into the child's handset. Also, parents signed up for the "imadoco search™" location service can set their phones to automatically receive e-mails announcing the child's physical location, and the e-mails will continue at regular intervals.
The parents who are signed up for imadoco search can also set their phones to receive an automatic e-mail of the child's location when the child's handset is turned off. Moreover, even after the child's handset is switched off, it is possible to receive e-mails of the phone's whereabouts in 15-, 30- or 60-minute intervals. The e-mails continue until a password is entered into either the parent's or child's handset.
The battery can be secured with a special screw to prevent it from being removed and the phone deactivated. The screw must be removed with a special tool.
Additional child-oriented features are available when the phone is set to "Kids' mode." Menu and instruction screens replace more difficult Chinese characters with simple Japanese alphabetic script ("hiragana" characters). The phone can be set to remain on until the child enters a password. Parents can use another password to prevent children from changing the handset's security and network settings.
The handset also has a direct call function. When the user presses the call button, contact information for up to five registered people pops up on the screen, making it easier to call or e-mail them.
The SA800i is compatible with "Kids' i-mode," a service for FOMA
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(Subject to change)
|Height x Width x Thickness (Folded)||97 x 50 x 27 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 123 grams|
|Continuous Stand-by Time||More than 350 hours (static),
more than 250 hours (dynamic)
|Continuous Talk Time||More than 140 minutes|
|Continuous Video Calling Time||More than 90 minutes|
|Main Display||Approx. 2.2 inches (240 x 320 dots); QVGA TFT LCD 260,000 Colors|
|External Memory Device||N/A|
Effective resolution: 320,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 300,000 pixels
Inner: CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 100,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 100,000 pixels
|Colors||Torico, Mint, Aqua|
- Term of Service for Members: September 2005 to September 2006
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|Kanae Nomura||Freelance announcer|
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Police Channel (NPO)
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