NTT DoCoMo to Market D901i

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TOKYO, JAPAN, January 28, 2005 --- NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today that they will start selling the D901i 3G FOMA® handset, the latest model in the advanced 901i series, nationwide on February 1, 2005.

The 901i series offers surround-type 3D sound for vivid ringing melodies and realistic audio effects when playing i-appli™ games or using other applications.

The main features of the D901i include:

  • An assist switch activated by a sliding movement to control operations, such as replying to mail and managing the scheduler.
  • Super CCD Honeycomb® camera with effective resolution of 2 mega pixels. Auto focus. Focus lock function to recompose photos after focus is acquired.
  • Video at up to 30 frames/second. QVGA video can be recorded or played back with TV-broadcast quality.
  • Multi-illumination light on the bottom of the handset changes its color and blinking pattern to indicate incoming mail, phone calls, etc.

The D901i will be available through all NTT DoCoMo sales channels from February 1, 2005. The price of the handset will be open (unfixed). The costs of replacing standard-equipped accessories will be 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.

For more details about the D901i, please see the attachment.


Specifications of D901i

Height x width x thickness (folded) 106 x 50 x 25 mm
Weight Approx.136 grams
Continuous Stand-by Time Approx. 600 hours (static)
Approx 450 hours (dynamic)
Continuous Talk Time Approx. 170 minutes
Continuous Video Calling Approx. 100 minutes
Main LCD Approx. 2.4 inches (240 x 320 dots);
262,144 colors; QVGA TFT
Sub LCD No sub-LCD
External Memory Device miniSD™ Memory Card
Cameras Outer: Super CCD Honeycomb camera
Effective resolution: 2 mega pixels
Recorded resolution: 2 mega pixels
Inner: CMOS camera
Effective resolution: 320,000 pixels
Recorded resolution: 310,000 pixels
Colors Shiny Brown, Sterling Silver, or Azurite Blue
miniSD is a trademark of SD association.

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 and FOMA 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.


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