NTT DoCoMo to Market 3G FOMA NM850iG Handset

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TOKYO, JAPAN, February 15, 2006 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they will start selling the 3G FOMA™ NM850iG handset, which works on DoCoMo's 3G FOMA network in Japan and W-CDMA, GSM and GPRS networks overseas where DoCoMo's global roaming services are available, beginning February 24, 2006.

Application to DoCoMo's WORLD WING™ 3G roaming service is required to use the handset overseas for voice calls, i-mode™, videophone and short messaging service (SMS).

The handset connects wirelessly with Bluetooth® devices, including PCs for data synchronization and connection to the Internet.

The NM850iG's CMOS camera offers effective resolution of 1.23 mega pixels. Travelers will appreciate the phone's calculator, which is configured to quickly convert currencies and measurements. The clock is preset with the local times of major cities around the world, and up to 15 cities can be displayed simultaneously on the stand-by screen.

The handset will be available at all DoCoMo sales channels. The price will be open (unfixed). It will come with a standard kit including exclusive AC adapter, stereo earphones with integrated microphone, USB cable, Nokia PC Suite data link software and 32 MB RS-MMC memory card.


Main Specifications of NM850iG Handset

Height x Width x Thickness 110 x 60 x 21 mm
Weight Approx. 129 grams
Continuous Stand-by Time
FOMA (W-CDMA): Approx. 290 hours (static) or approx. 160 hours (dynamic)
GSM: Approx. 260 hours (static)
Continuous Talk Time FOMA (W-CDMA): Approx. 170 minutes
GSM: Approx. 360 minutes
Continuous Video Calling Time Approx. 100 minutes
Main Display Approx. 2.1 inches (176 x 208 dots); TFT LCD; 65,536 colors
External Memory Device RS-MMC memory card
Effective resolution: 1.23 mega pixels
Recorded resolution: 1.23 mega pixels
Total resolution: 1.3 mega pixels
Color Pearl White

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 50 million customers. The company offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode™ which provides e-mail and Internet access to over 45 million subscribers as the world's most popular mobile Internet service, and FOMA™, launched in 2001 as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. In addition to wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe, North America and Asia, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in Asia-Pacific and Europe.
NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

i-mode, FOMA and WORLD WING are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc.


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