TOKYO, JAPAN, July 28, 2004 ---NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries unveiled today a new 3G
The handset is equipped with a camera that has an effective resolution of 320,000 pixels, and is the first model in the easy-to-use "Raku Raku PHONE" series to be compatible with the 3G network. As a result, users will be able to make videophone calls, as well as send and receive i-motion mail™. The handset also features a "voice mail" function that allows users to send and receive voice messages.
Users may also easily receive voice calls and videophone calls by following the blinking keys and the instructions displayed on the screen. As with previous easy-to-use handsets, this model displays detailed image-based instructions to smoothly walk users through each step of basic operations such as creating and sending mail.
The handset comes with a "Read Aloud" function that enables voice readouts for a wide variety of information including text from
The phone has a large 2.4-inch QVGA LCD and text font can be enlarged to 30 dots, making text display easier to read.
Please see the attachment for the handset's main specifications.
Main Specifications of the FOMA Raku Raku PHONE
(Subject to change)
Height x width x thickness (folded)
|103 x 51 x 23 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 120 grams|
|Continuous Stand-by Time||Approx. 270 hours (dynamic)|
|Continuous Talk Time||Approx. 120 minutes|
|Continuous Video Calling||Approx. 85 minutes|
|Main LCD||Approx. 2.4 inches (320 x 240 dots); 65,536 colors; QVGA; semi-transparent TFT|
|Sub LCD||Approx. 1.2 inches (60 x 120 dots); STN monochrome|
|Camera||Outer CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 320,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 310,000 pixels
Inner CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 110,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 100,000 pixels
|Colors||Silver / Dark Green / Bronze|
Static stand-by time: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal is motionless
Dynamic stand-by time: An estimate of continuous stand-by time when the terminal is in transit and remains closed within a normal reception area
The handset does not have an external memory device.
The static continuous stand-by time will be announced when the handset is released.
About NTT DoCoMo
i-mode, i-motion mail, and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is available only to subscribers in Japan.