DOCOMO to Begin Selling Xperia™ arc SO-01C Smartphone on March 24

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 22, 2011 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will begin selling the Xperia™ arc SO-01C smartphone through all DOCOMO sales channels nationwide in Japan on March 24.

The Xperia™ arc SO-01C is powered by Android™ 2.3, the latest version of this operating system. A maximum downlink of 14 Mbps is possible in this first handset to be compatible with DOCOMO’s new extra-high-speed downlink service, which is scheduled to launch in HSDPA service areas around June.

Xperia™ arc SO-01C

Xperia™ arc SO-01C

(Attachment 1) Selected Services and Features of Xperia™ arc SO-01C

(Attachment 2) Main Specifications of Xperia™ arc SO-01C

NTT DOCOMO is the world’s leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 57 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world’s most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 56 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 DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

FOMA and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and other countries.
Xperia is a trademark or registered trademark of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.

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