TOKYO, JAPAN, May 16, 2011 ---
The smartphone lineup offers user-friendly features for tethering, mobile-wallet (
DOCOMO’s new lineup meets a broad range of needs for mobile users in Japan:
- Numerous i-mode services and technologies available for smartphones, including
Area Mail™disaster information service, i-channel™push-based information service and Melody Call™ringback tones.
- Smartphones offering enhanced convenience and operability thanks to the new “docomo Palette UI” feature for easy sorting, searching and management of apps.
- Eleven high-spec,
i-mode-compatiblefeature phones equipped variously with 3D screens for dynamic viewing, HD-quality cameras and much more.
i-motion™video-clip distribution service for FOMA™3G feature phones now offers 50 MB capacity for both long and high-definition video. Batch downloads of various content are possible with DOCOMO’s new “content package” service.
- Two mobile
Wi-Firouters compatible with DOCOMO’s Xi-brandLTE service, offering fiber-optic-level mobile connectivity for wireless devices. LTE service will include Japan’s six largest urban metropolises by July and other large cities including prefectural capitals by March 2012.
The new models and their planned launches are as follows:
|AQUOS™ PHONE SH-12C||May 20||Android smartphone with 8.0-megapixel 3D twin cameras. LCD panel and image processor based on AQUOS technology for high-resolution images.|
|Optimus bright L-07C||Mid June||Equipped with a world’s brightest display*. Body is 9.5 mm thin and weighs only 112 g. Interchangeable rear cover comes in 3 colors.|
|GALAXY S II SC-02C||Late June||Android smartphone with 4.3-inch SUPER AMOLED Plus display. Powerful 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU enables fast app launches and stable video.|
|MEDIAS WP N-06C||June or July||Waterproof Android smartphone in world’ first 7.9-mm body**. Mobile wallet, infrared-based data exchange and
|BlackBerry® Bold™ 9780||June or July||Featuring the new BlackBerry OS 6.0 for faster, richer web browsing.|
|Xperia™ acro SO-02C||June or July||Android smartphone with mobile wallet, infrared -based data exchange and
|F-12C||July or August||Android smartphone features Bright Color Liquid Display and voice-enhancement capability for extra-clear audio. Designed in collaboration with luxury luggage brand Globe-Trotter.|
|P-07C||July or August||Stylishly beautiful Android smartphone with 4.3-inch touchscreen. Screen position of keypad and touch-speed selector can be customized for easy one-hand operation.|
|AQUOS PHONE™ f SH-13C||July or August||First smartphone capable of wireless charging*** merely by placement on top of a pad. Compact body is both dustproof and waterproof.|
*As of May 13, 2011, according to LG Electronics Japan.
**Among 3G mobile phones as of May 13 2011, according to NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.
***Requiring no other accessory, and among smartphones of IEC-member/Taiwanese makers as of May 15, 2011.
|SH-11C||May or June||Dust/waterproof phone with combined mat/glossy body scheme. 8.1-megapixel camera, over 2,000 preinstalled
|F-10C||June||11.8-mm waterproof phone with 12.2-megapixel camera for shooting Full High Vision video. Prism glass illumination and beautiful jewel-like design features.|
|P-04C||June||Elegant body embedded with Swarovski-brand white crystals. 13.2-megapixel camera features synchronized operation of quick-action auto focus and shutter release.|
|P-06C||July||Waterproof body with 12 color variations for personalized styling. Equipped for mobile wallet and
|L-10C||Sept.||Elegantly simple phone with four dedicated keys for quick access to favorite functions/contacts. “Clear voice” function for enhanced audio.|
|SH-10C||May or June||Dust/waterproof body with 3.4-inch Full Wide VGA mobile 3D touchscreen. 16.1-megapixel camera shoots Full HD video. Beautiful function-linked illumination on side edge.|
|F-09C||June||High-spec waterproof body with responsive touchscreen. Vibrant 3D experiences on large 3.5-inch rotating screen. 16.3-megapixel camera with CMOS sensor shoots Full HD movie.|
|CA-01C||June or July||First EXILIM™ Handset for DOCOMO. 16.3-megapixel camera shoots Full HD video. 3D screen for enjoyment of dynamic images and games.|
|P-05C||July||LUMIX Phone™is world’s first phone with optical anti-shake*. “My Color Mode” enables easy creation of highly artistic photos taken with 13.2-megapixel camera.|
*For photo/video functions as of May 13, 2011, according to Panasonic Mobile Communications Co., Ltd.
|F-11C||July||12.8-mm waterproof phone with security features such as fingerprint sensor. Business-support features including business card reader linked to address book and “whiteboard photo” mode.|
|N-05C||June or July||Waterproof slider phone with quick-shooting 8.1-megapixel camera equipped with highly sensitive lens. Professional/personal tool equipped with
|L-09C||June or July||Stylish mobile
|BF-01C||July or August||Mobile
|L-08C||May or June||FOMA USB data terminal with protective cap. Stylish design and weighs just 25g.|
|Windows® 7 Handset F-07C||June or July||World’s smallest Windows 7 PC (Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit Japanese edition)*. Enhanced security and practical mobile-wallet functions preinstalled. USB/HDMI cradle optional.|
*According to Fujitsu Limited as of May 13, 2011.
- About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMOis a world-leading mobile operator and growing provider of comprehensive services centered on mobility. The company serves over 58 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world’s first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMOis listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit www.nttdocomo.co.jp/english for more information.
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