NTT DOCOMO on Thursday unveiled its 2013 winter/2014 spring lineup of mobile devices — including 10 smartphones, one tablet, two feature phones, one photo panel and two mobile Wi-Fi routers — which will launch in Japan on or after Friday.
Some of the features of the new lineup are as follows:
Nine smartphones and one tablet with 2,000mAh or greater large-capacity batteries for 50-72 hours, or longer, of typical usage for browsing, app use and talk time.
All smartphones and tablet compatible with DOCOMO's extra-high-speed XiTM LTE service, with eight models capable of 150Mbps maximum downlink in the 1.7GHz band.
First two mobile Wi-Fi routers equipped for Xi LTE service for maximum downlink of 150Mbps and Wi-Fi in the stable 5GHz band.
Nine smartphones and one tablet equipped with enhanced, energy-efficient single chip quad-core CPUs for maximized enjoyment of high-quality mobile games and video.
Nine smartphones and one tablet installed with docomo LIVE UXTM home screen application for seamless access between home screens and app list, and user-customized information and content displayed in a unique magazine format.
Nine smartphones and one tablet offering easy setup of new "docomo ID" universal user authentication, which works with multiple devices, operators and networks for convenient access to email, cloud address book and other DOCOMO mobile services.
Two collaboration smartphones featuring special designs and content created respectively with The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd and Square Enix Co, maker of best-selling role-playing game DRAGON QUEST. SH-01F DRAGON QUEST, installed with "DRAGON QUEST VIII: Journey of the Cursed King," is limited to 30,000 units.
A second model in smartphone series tailored specifically for pre-teens, and two feature phones for conventional mobile users.
The 2013 winter/2014 spring lineup also includes wearable devices, including the wristwatch-type GALAXY Gear for voice calls and emailing when synchronized with a GALAXY smartphone, and the wristband-type move band for easy recording and tracking of health data, such as daily walking steps, calorie consumption and sleep hours.© Japan Today