By Telecom Lead Team: NTT DOCOMO has launched AQUOS
PHONE SH-06D, a NEXT series smartphone and the MEDIAS TAB N-06D tablet. Both devices
are V-High multimedia broadcasting service compatible and run on Android OS.
Users of these two devices will be able to watch mmbi
Inc.’s NOTTV, a mobile multimedia broadcasting station that will begin
operating on April 1. The smartphone and tablet will be sold in Japan only from
March and April respectively.
The waterproof SH-06D smartphone features a 4.5-inch
high-definition glass-less 3D display with a 1.2 GHz dual core CPU. It comes
with a tabletop holder equipped with a built-in antenna that enables viewing of
multimedia broadcasts while the smartphone is charging in the holder.
The SH-06D smartphone is compatible with DOCOMO’s
Osaifu-Keitai mobile-wallet services and can receive existing one-seg mobile
The N-06D tablet is compatible with DOCOMO’s Xi LTE
service. It boasts a large 7-inch WXGA high-definition display, weighs just 350
grams. The 9.9 mm tablet is a waterproof device and comes equipped with
high-quality audio speakers.
It also runs on a 1.2 GHz dual core CPU and is compatible
with both Osaifu-Keitai and one-seg services.
NTT DOCOMO serves over 58 million customers in Japan via
advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the
world’s first commercial LTE networks.
Recently, NTT DOCOMO and Accenture announced
that the two companies will begin offering to DOCOMO-affiliated content
providers a remote, self-verification operational testing service for
applications developed for smartphones. The service will then be expanded to
the broader smartphone market in Japan.