NTT DoCoMo to Launch SH700i 3G FOMA Handset

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TOKYO, JAPAN, February 21, 2005 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries today announced that SH700i, the second handset in the new 3G FOMA® 700i series, would be launched through DoCoMo sales channels nationwide on February 25.

The SH700i comes with a 2.2" high-quality screen and AQUOS® LCD TV technology, which enables the screen to be viewed clearly from wide angles. The camera is mounted at a 10° angle from the base, making it easier to take self-portraits while looking at the main display.

A discrete button activates video record on/off and video save, or video folder display when held down longer. Speedy Lab® movie enables videos to be edited with voiceover, telops, etc. Separate video clips stored on a miniSDTM memory card can be linked for seamless playback.

The main features of the 700i series include:

  1. Videophone
    700i users enjoy all the benefits of videophone, as well as Chara-denTM 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. ChakuUtaTM and ChakuMotionTM
    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 in all models.

  5. Megapixel cameras
    Each 700i model has an auto-focus 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-Codes® to program video recorders quickly and easily.

The price of the SH700i handset will be open (unfixed). Standard accessories that come with the handsets, but can also be purchased separately, include battery pack (1,470 yen), AC adapter (945 yen) and desktop holder (630 yen). These prices, which include tax, are for the Kanto-Koshinetsu area only.

See the attachment for more detailed information.


Main Features and Specifications of SH700i

Height x width x thickness (folded) 108 x 48 x 28 mm
Weight Approx. 122 grams
Continuous Stand-by Time Approx. 370 hours (static),
approx. 320 hours (dynamic)
Continuous Talk Time Approx. 130 minutes
Continuous Video Calling Approx. 80 minutes
Main Display Approx. 2.2 inches (240 x 320 dots); 262,144 colors; QVGA Mobile ASV LCD
Sub Display Approx. 0.6 inch (72 x 12 dots); monochrome STN
External Memory Device miniSD memory card (optional)
Cameras Outer: CCD camera
Effective resolution: 1.26 mega pixels
Recorded resolution: 1.23 mega pixels
Inner: CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 110,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 100,000 pixels
Colors White, Silver or Black

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, and i-appli are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan and other countries.
NTT DoCoMo's FOMA service is only available to subscribers in Japan.
ChakuUta is a trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
G-GUIDE and G-Code are registered trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. in Japan.
AQUOS is a registered trademark of SHARP CORPORATION.
miniSD is a trademark of SD Association.


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