NTT DoCoMo to Introduce New FOMA 700i Series

Products & Services
- Slim, Compact Handsets with Standard FOMA 3G Features -

TOKYO, JAPAN, February 2, 2005 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries today revealed the new 700i series of FOMA® 3G handsets. The new series comprises four slim, compact models equipped for all standard FOMA services and functions, including videophone, ChakuUta™ ring songs, ChakuMotion™ ring videos, Deco-mail™ decorative emails, music player functions, i-appli® JAVA® and Macromedia®Flash™ applications, QVGA LCD screen resolution and megapixel cameras.

The new 700i series emphasizes style and ease of use while possessing all the basic FOMA services. In contrast, the conventional FOMA 900i series is more function-oriented with high-spec features.

The first model, the F700i, will be introduced on February 10, 2005 through all DoCoMo sales channels. The price of the handset will be open (unfixed). Standard-equipped accessories will also be sold separately: extra battery — 2,100 yen, AC adapter — 945 yen and desktop holder — 630 yen. The prices (which include tax) are for the Kanto-Koshinetsu area only.

The main features of the 700i series include:

  1. Videophone
    700i users will enjoy all the benefits of videophone, as well as Chara-den™ animated avatars that can be shown in place of the caller's image.

  2. Music player functions
    Memory cards stored with music files can be inserted into 700i phones for playback.

  3. ChakuUta and ChakuMotion
    High-quality music or audiovisual clips (up to 500 KB) can be stored in 700i phones for playback or ring tones / videos for incoming calls. The phones also handle up to 100 KB of ring tone files.

  4. Deco-mail
    HTML mail can be decorated with different backgrounds, text colors/sizes and photos, as well as animations downloaded from i-mode sites. Deco-mail templates are preinstalled on all models.

  5. Megapixel cameras
    Each 700i model has a camera with effective resolution exceeding one million pixels.

  6. G-GUIDE™
    700i phones come preinstalled with G-GUIDE™ to obtain detailed information about TV shows, including G-Code® to program video recorders quickly and easily.

See the attachment for more detailed information.

Main Features and Specification of FOMA 700i Series Models

About NTT DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo is the world's leading mobile communications company, serving more than 49 million customers. The company offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode®, which provides e-mail and Internet access to over 43 million subscribers as the world's most popular mobile Internet service, 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 and Europe. NTT DoCoMo is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM), and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit

i-mode, FOMA, ChakuMotion, Deco-mail, i-appli, and Chara-den are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's " FOMA", " ChakuMotion", "Deco-mail", " i-appli", and "Chara-den" services are only available to subscribers in Japan.
Java is a registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
ChakuUta is a registered trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Macromedia and Macromedia Flash are trademarks or registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in the United States or other countries.
G-GUIDE MOBILE and G-GUIDE MOBILE logo are trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. in Japan.
G-Code is a registered trademark of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. in Japan.









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