NTT DoCoMo to Introduce New FOMA Videophone Model

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TOKYO, JAPAN, March 11, 2003 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today the introduction of the P2102V, the company's first 3G videophone handset capable of video clip e-mailing and extended stand-by time, and the first FOMA model to accept memory cards. The P2102V will go on sale nationwide on March 15, 2003.

With DoCoMo's i-motion™ mail service, the FOMA P2102V can e-mail up to approx. 24-second (100 KB) video clips created with either of its two built-in cameras, or downloaded from the site. (The P2102V shoots video at up to 15 frames/second.) Video clips can even be recorded and transmitted while the user simultaneously makes a videophone call.

The P2102V boasts continuous dynamic stand-by time of approximately 180 hours and static stand-by time of approximately 250 hours.

This is also the first FOMA model equipped for SD memory cards. With a 128 MB memory card, users can store up to approximately three hours of high-resolution video, or 7,600 still pictures. Data is shared easily with any PC that can read these cards.

Another unique feature is the maneuverability of the P2102V's 2.35-inch, 262,144-color TFT screen, which rotates 135 degrees perpendicular (i.e. left/right) to the phone. Similar to a video camera, this high degree of maneuverability enables users to take video and still pictures from a wide range of angles.

The P2012V has a 310,000-pixel CMOS camera on the side of the handset and a 100,000-pixel CMOS camera above the TFT screen.

This is the third advanced FOMA model to be released this year. In January, DoCoMo introduced the N2051 and F2051, both of which are equipped for i-motion mail and extended stand-by time.

The FOMA P2102V will be available through all DoCoMo sales channels. The price of the handset itself will be open (unfixed), while its standard accessory kit, including battery pack, AC adaptor and desktop holder, will cost 5,600 yen.

Main Specifications of FOMA P2102V
Height x width x thickness (folded) 104 x 50 x 25 mm
Weight Approx. 133 g (including battery pack)
Continuous talk time Voice: Approx. 130 minutes
Videophone: Approx. 90 minutes
Continuous stand-by time Dynamic: Approx. 180 hours*
Static: Approx. 250 hours**
Data transmission
Packet:  Max. 384 Kbps (receive)
Max. 64 Kbps (send)
Circuit Switched: 64 Kbps
Body color Silver, Red, or Black
Display (height x width) 2.35-inch 262,144 color TFT screen
(240 pixels x 176 pixels)
Built-in CMOS cameras Outer: 310,000 pixels
Inner: 100,000 pixels
Video clip files
Size:  Max. 144 (h) x 176 (w) pixels
(Normal Mode, Picture Quality Mode)
Min. 96 (h) x 128 (w) pixels
(Shooting Time Priority Mode)
i-appli™ Java™ Archive content up to 30 KB &
Java Archive applications up to 200 KB
Stored applications can be used as stand-by screens
Mobile MP4 format
Files up to 300 KB
Replay possible during download
Images can include subtitles
* Dynamic stand-by: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when handset remains closed and is in transit within an area where reception is normal.
** Static stand-by: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal remains motionless.

i-appli is a trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company with more than 45 million customers. The company provides a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services. These include , the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 37 million subscribers, and launched in 2001 as the world's first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. In addition to wholly owned subsidiaries in Europe and North and South America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North and South America. NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

FOMA, i-motion, and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.

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