TOKYO, JAPAN, November 8, 2010 ---
DOCOMO's new lineup meets an unprecedented range of mobile needs in Japan:
- Smartphones equipped for convenient mobile-wallet
(Osaifu-Keitai™)functions and viewing "one-segment" mobile digital terrestrial television.
- FOMA handsets featuring enhanced functionality, full-spec cameras, customizable designs, embedded projector (one model) and much more.
- Two data terminals for the Xi-brand Long Term Evolution (LTE) service that DOCOMO will launch on December 24 as the extra-high-speed successor to 3G.
- The eco-friendly
TOUCH WOOD™mobile phone with a natural wooden body made from trees culled during forest-thinning operations. Wi-Fi®mini-router and 3G-enabled photo frame.
DOCOMO's richly diversified lineup includes 11 waterproof models, 3 with
Smartphone models equipped with mobile wallet functions come with an application for checking credit balances and usage histories of services for e-money, credit cards, coupons, ticket, membership ID and reward cards. The convenient new app eliminates having to download separate apps for each service.
New smartphones come with a downloader for
DOCOMO also announced today that its
The new models and their planned launches are as follows:
|P-02C||November 12||Cute waterproof phone with illuminated graphics on the front cover. The screen opens in two convenient ways and the phone is equipped with special energy-saving features.|
|N-01C||November 12||Body trim and keypad accentuated with decorative illumination. 8.1 megapixel quick-shot camera. Premium version designed with interior design brand About a girl.|
|N-02C||November||Slim waterproof phone with customizable exterior and quick-action 13.2-megapixel camera. Also comes with
|F-02C||November||Slim waterproof phone with changeable cover decoration for personalized styling. Premium version designed in collaboration with fashion brand ANTEPRIMA.|
|SH-02C||November to December||Waterproof phone in monotone body accentuated with vivid trim, 9.6-megapixel camera and color organic EL sub-display, all packaged in a compact body.|
(15,000 units per color)
|December||Second model designed by accessory brand
|L-01C||December to January||Waterproof body that's extra easy to hold, view and operate. Comes with 5.1-megapixel camera, one-seg TV tuner and Japanese--English/Korean dictionaries.|
|F-04C||January||Slider phone designed in collaboration with three popular boutiques from trendy "109" fashion building. Equipped with 1.3-megapixel inner camera and handy wheel-key.|
|F-05C||February||Simple, compact slider phone comes with easy-to-use wheel-key and other features for basic, user-friendly mobile functionality, including mail and more.|
|F-01C||November||Slim, waterproof phone with customizable exterior. Quick- response touchscreen,
|SH-01C||November||High-spec dust/waterproof phone with gradient coloring, AQUOS SHOT 14.1-megapixel CCD camera for Full HD.
|P-03C||December||LUMIX Phone™ with highly user-friendly touchscreen control, enabling operation of many tasks via the screen. High-spec 13.2-megapixel camera shoots HD video.|
|N-03C||January||Tough, shock-resistant dust/waterproof phone wrapped in a stylish design. Premium version designed in collaboration with popular snowboard maker Burton.|
|F-03C||November||Slim 12.9-mm waterproof body with 2-inch sub-display, handy touchpad to access mail, etc. when phone is closed, and multiple colors/textures for customizable exterior.|
|P-01C||November||Slim 10.4-mm phone with hairline-finish stainless body, energy-saving performance, ergonomic keypad and great feature-packed camera for business/private use.|
|L-03C||January||Full-spec phone equipped with 12.1-megapixel camera, retractable optical 3x zoom lens and high-sensitivity CCD sensor, all packaged in a familiar camera-like body.|
|SH-05C||January to February||Full-touchscreen phone featuring AQUOS SHOT 14.1-megapixel CCD camera and optical 3x zoom lens for high-quality Full HD video and stills.|
|SH-06C||February||Phone with embedded mini-projector to display photos and video on walls/screens, plus a large touchscreen for easy operation of projections.|
|December||Light, compact smartphone with QWERTY keyboard and trackpad for quick text input. Music enjoyment enhanced with advanced playback features and large storage.|
|December to January||Android waterproof smartphone with 4-inch full-wide screen. Mobile wallet, infrared communication and one-seg TV powered by Mobile REGZA Engine 3.0. Update to Android 2.2 in spring 2011.|
|February||Android smartphone with touchscreen and QWERTY keyboard, many preinstalled features/apps and the highly user-friendly interface, "docomo Menu."|
|L-02C||December||USB data terminal for Xi LTE service for high-performance mobile gaming and video streaming at extra-fast optical-fiber-like speeds.|
|F-06C||April||World's first ExpressCard-type terminal for LTE, enabling mobile video streaming and live video conferencing at speeds similar to optical-fiber connection.|
|HW-01C||November to December||Simple, compact
|Photo Panel 03||December
(Francfranc model in March)
|Stylish, extra-thin wireless digital photo frame offering easy setup and large internal memory. Premium version designed with home furnishing brand Francfranc.|
|December to January||Compact e-book reader with 5.5-inch touchscreen. Equipped with web browser and compatible with multiple e-book services to experience diverse content via one versatile device.|
|February to March
|Eco-friendly phone made with surplus wood culled from overgrown forests in Japan, featuring an ergonomic bean-shape body and pleasing natural-wood feel.|
Main Specifications of
(BlackBerry Curve 9300 data corrected on Nov. 9, 2010.)
(Optimus chat L-04C data corrected on Nov. 10, 2010.)
Main Specifications of Other Models (Photo Panel 03 data corrected on Nov. 9, 2010.)
- About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMOis the world's leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world's most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA™, the world's original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized "lifestyle tools" for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMOis listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english.
Evernote is a trademark or registered trademark of Evernote Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Q-pot. is a trademark of Gramme Co.
AQUOS SHOT and LYNX are registered trademarks of Sharp Corporation.
LUMIX Phone is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
BlackBerry, related trademarks and names are the property of Research In Motion Limited and are registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world. Used under license from Research In Motion Limited.
REGZA Phone and Mobile REGZA Engine are trademarks of TOSHIBA CORPORATION.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.