Once again, NTT DOCOMO has never failed to impress me with their latest mobile device update. This time, a whopping 24 devices with interesting models sporting dual core processors and Xi (pronounced as ‘Crossy’).
Here is the Press Release.
NTT DOCOMO Unveils 24 New Mobile Devices
— New generation of smartphones, including Xi™ LTE models —
TOKYO, JAPAN, October 18, 2011 —NTT DOCOMO, INC.announced today its 2011 winter — 2012 spring product lineup of 24 models for launch in or after November, including 14 smartphones, the largest and most diverse collection ever released by DOCOMO.
DOCOMO’s new smartphone lineup meets a broad range of needs for users in Japan:
- Smartphones for DOCOMO’s extra-high-speed next-generation LTE service, Xi(read “Crossy”), for mobile data communication at up to 75 Mbps (4 models).
- Smartphones equipped for mobile-wallet(Osaifu-Keitai™), infrared-based data exchange, one-segmobile TVand tethering (9 models).
- Enhanced features for smartphones, such as dual-core CPUs(7 models), large HD-quality liquid crystal screens and high-spec cameras.
- Wide range of smartphone designs and colors, including two collaboration models.
- All smartphones equipped for Area Mail™ transmissions of Earthquake Early Warnings from the Japan Meteorological Agency.
DOCOMO also announced today the mid-November launches of two all-new services for smartphones, “dmenu™” and “dmarket™.” The dmenu portal site will provide a wide range of apps and other content from diverse providers, as well as enriched versions of DOCOMO’s popular i-mode™ content, optimized for easy-to-use smartphone interfaces. The new dmarket content store will offer a wealth of other content, including movies, music, e-books and Android™ applications. DOCOMO’s new smartphones also will have access to a variety of other DOCOMO services, such as i-concier™ for push-based concierge-like personal assistance.
The new models include 8 sophisticated feature phones, all compatible with the i-mode mobile Internet platform. The lineup boasts a distinctive collaboration model and several models equipped for convenient wireless charging. All models are compatible with “docomo Palette UI” for easy sorting, searching and managing of stored content.
In conjunction with the unprecedented scale of this launch, DOCOMO has reorganized its lineup into five categories:docomo with seriesanddocomo NEXT seriesfor smartphones,docomo Tablet category for tablets,anddocomo STYLE seriesandRaku-Raku PHONEseries for feature phones.
- docomo with series (smartphones)
Friendly smartphones with fashionable designs and loaded with handy features to make mobile life easier and more fun
- docomo NEXT series (smartphones)
Sophisticated, high-spec smartphones, including for LTE, that empower users to maximize the potential of mobile digital life
- docomo Tablet
World-class tablets featuring excellent operability and customized for DOCOMO’s many unique mobile services
- docomo STYLE series (feature phones)
Advanced feature phones with chic designs and fully equipped for video, games and other rich mobile entertainment
- docomo Raku-Raku PHONE series (feature phones)
Highly user-friendly mobile phones with great basic features suitable for all ages
The new models and their planned launches are as follows:
For handset images, please visit www.nttdocomo.com/features/newseries/
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.com for more information.
The handsets are under development, and the specifications are subject to change.
Xi, Osaifu-Keitai, Area Mail, dmenu, dmarket, i-mode,and i-concier are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
Xi, Osaifu-Keitai, Area Mail, dmenu, dmarket, i-mode, i-concier, are only available to subscribers in Japan.
Osaifu-Keitai refers to mobile phones equipped with contactless IC card, as well as its useful functions/services enabled by the IC card. With this function, mobile phones can be utilized as electronic money, credit card, electronic ticket, membership card, airline ticket, and more.
Otayori Photo Panel requires subscription to Otayori Photo Service billing plan. Photos and videos (up to 5 MB) can be emailed from a maximum of 23 preregistered users.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
IPS is a registered trademark of Hitachi Displays, Ltd. in Japan.
ARROWS is a trademark or registered trademark of Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited.
MEDIAS is a trademark of NEC CASIO Mobile Communications, Ltd.
Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG Inc.
Gorilla Glass is a trademark of Corning, 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.
Q-pot. is a trademark of Gramme Co.
LUMIX Phone is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation.
AQUOS PHONE and AQUOS SHOT are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sharp Corporation.
REGZA Phone is a trademark of TOSHIBA CORPORATION.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Here are the pictures of the handsets and tablets.
docomo NEXT series
ARROWS µ (F-07D)
ARROWS X LTE (F-05D)
BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900
GALAXY S II LTE (SC-03D)
MEDIAS LTE (N-04D)
MEDIAS PP (N-01D)
Optimus LTE (L-01D)
docomo WITH series
AQUOS PHONE (SH-01D)
AQUOS PHONE slider (SH-02D)
ARROWS kiss (F-03D)
LUMIX Phone (P-02D)
Q-pot. Phone (SH-04D)
REGZA Phone (T-01D)
GALAXY Tab 7.0 Plus SC-02D
docomo STYLE series
Photo Panel 04