TOKYO, JAPAN, May 11, 2006 ---
The series includes Japan's first HSDPA-compatible handset, the N902iX HIGH-SPEED. HSDPA is a new high-speed packet-transmission technology for downlinks at up to 3.6Mbps, or 10 times faster than current FOMA handsets.
All models in the 9 Series have music players. Some are also compatible with DoCoMo's
Other features common to many of the new 9 Series handsets include:
- Extensive security
Data Security ServiceTMenables phonebooks to be stored on the DoCoMo network. Omakase Lockenables users who lost their phone to telephone a 24-hour call center to have the phone's smart card and personal data locked immediately. Biometric Authenticationrequires confirmation of the owner's fingerprint, facial or voice features prior to accessing most features of the phone. Business mopera "ANSHIN" managerenables corporate administrators to lock phones and delete/backup phonebooks remotely via computer. Chaku-moji
The caller's phone can transmit a 10-character message that displays on the receiver's screen as the phone rings (5 yen per message excluding tax).
- Transferring contents to external memory
i-motionTM, i-appliapplication data can be stored on a removable miniSDTM disk, as well as internal memory.
- 3G roaming
Compatibility with DoCoMo's WORLD WINGTM service for international roaming via W-CDMA networks in 33 countries/regions.
Deco-mailgraphics can be automatically inserted in e-mail signatures and subject lines.
- Receive videophone calls during packet communications
- Compatibility with 1.7GHz bandwidth
- Compatibility with communication congestion control
DoCoMo will control voice and packet communications separately to ensure that congestion on the packet network will not affect the voice network, and vice-versa (available this summer).
- Remote control of A/V equipment
The "9 Series" handsets can be used outside the home to program audio/video equipment, such as DVD recorders, for recording TV programs.
*Certain charges will be applied for some services.
Many of the new handsets are also compatible with existing 902i features, such as:
- PushTalkTM for simple, walkie-talkie-style communication.
Osaifu-KeitaiTMe-wallet services, including mobile-phone credit cards, e-money, e-ticketing, membership programs and more.
- ToruCaTM for mobile access to information about stores, products, etc. by simply waving the phone in front of a reader/writer at a merchant or other location.
i-channelTMfor news, weather, sports scores, horoscopes, etc., delivered automatically to the phone's standby screen as telop text.
Please see the attachments for further details about the D902iS, F902iS, N902iS, P902iS, SH902iS, SO902iWP+, DOLCE SL (SH902iSL), and N902iX HIGH-SPEED.
- About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMois the world's leading mobile communications company. DoCoMo serves more than 51 million subscribers, including an unmatched 24 million people subscribing to FOMATM, launched as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMAin 2001. DoCoMo also offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-modeTM, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet service, used by more than 46 million people. With the addition of credit-card and other e-wallet functions, DoCoMo mobile phones have become highly versatile tools for daily life. NTT DoCoMois listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english.
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