NTT DoCoMo Unveils New mova 506i i-mode Phone Series

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TOKYO, JAPAN, April 27, 2004 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries today unveiled the new mova® 506i series of three PDC (2G) i-mode® mobile phones.

The handsets feature cameras with effective resolutions of more than one million pixels. They also come with infrared ports for exchanging data and photos with compatible handsets and performing infrared-based functions such as remote-control operation of appliances, authentication and cashless payments.

Additional characteristics of the 506i series phones include*:

  • Ability to read JAN Code and QR Code®, enabling easy retrieval of data from printed materials, copying information to the phone's address book and saving text as well as pictures and melodies.
  • i-appliTM DX function allowing a wider range of Java-enabled content, enhanced customizing of the phone address book and data exchange using i-appli applications and i-mode mail.
  • QVGA LCD with a size of 320 x 240 dots or larger.

Please see the attachment for the specifications of the three models.

*Final specifications are subject to change.

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, with more than 48 million customers. The company provides a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services. These include i-mode®, the world's most popular mobile internet service, which provides e-mail and internet access to over 41 million subscribers, and FOMA®, 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 America, the company is expanding its global reach through strategic alliances with mobile and multimedia service providers in Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America. NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

i-mode, FOMA, and i-appli are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
mova is a registered trademark of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
QR Code is a trademark of DENSO WAVE Inc.

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