KDDI Corp will release three new models of its au smartphone IS series in late December. All three models feature Android operating system and vary in types from those with functions that are unique in Japan, such as Osaifu-Keitai, one-segment TV broadcasting, infrared light communications, and e-mail with "@ezweb.ne.jp" address, to a global model made overseas.
The REGZA Phone IS04 adopts visual technology that Toshiba Corp developed with its TV series REGZA to enjoy high-quality visual images. In addition to functions common in Japan, such as one-segment TV broadcasting and Osaifu-Keitai, the model is made water-proof to be used comfortably by customers currently using conventional mobile handsets.
IS05 is a handy-sized smartphone for female customers, focusing on easy usage and communication quality. It can shoot high-definition movies, which makes it more fun to connect to your friends by sharing high-resolution videos.
SIRIUSα IS06 is a global standard model featuring the latest Android operating system Froyo.© Japan Today