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  • HTC J One packs in microSD card support, leaves us wanting
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    HTC J One packs in microSD card support, leaves us wanting

    By 20 May 2013

    The HTC One is one of the top Android phones out there, the pinnacle of HTC's smartphone story so far. But things have been bettered by the HTC J One, a variant of the handset coming to KDDI, the Japanese network. The announcement states that from early...

  • VIDEO: KDDI's futuristic phone-bot concept revealed
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    VIDEO: KDDI's futuristic phone-bot concept revealed

    By 15 September 2009

    "Phone meets robot" is the title of this concept vision from Japanese operator KDDI showing off the "Polaris" handset of the future. Hit play to see its vision of what we can expect from our robotic phones in times to come...

  • KDDI shows 3D mobile phone display
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    KDDI shows 3D mobile phone display

    By 3 October 2008

    KDDI has shown off a 3D display designed for future handsets at CEATEC. The display offers a 480 x 800 WVGA resolution and those eye-boggling 3G graphics. There's no mention of production plans.

  • KDDI unveils concept layered handset
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    KDDI unveils concept layered handset

    By 3 October 2008

    KDDI has unveiled its multi-layered, future concept handset the "PLY", during CEATEC 2008. The PLY features different, tabbed layers; a projector, a printer layer, a game pad and an analogue clock layer. Aving reports this handset "can be used commercially...

  • E-Ink display phones to launch
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    E-Ink display phones to launch

    By 24 July 2008

    E-Ink has announced on that both Casio and Hitachi will use its E Ink Vixplex Imaging Film for the outside displays of their new clamshell phones. Although it's unlikely these models will make it to the UK, it's a notable launch from the fact that they...

  • O2 launches simplicity tariffs - a new breed of mobile contract
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    O2 launches simplicity tariffs - a new breed of mobile contract

    By 3 July 2007

    O2 has launched "simplicity", a new range of pay monthly tariffs that provide competitive calling rates and can be ended on 30 day's notice at any time. The new Simplicity tariffs bridge the gap between long-term contracts and Pay As You Go. This new...

  • Concept Cypres mobile phone that bares all
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    Concept Cypres mobile phone that bares all

    By 21 January 2007

    A Japanese designer whose clients include OXO, Nike, Issey Miyake and Stella has shown what she believes the mobile phone of the 21st should look like. The results? The Cypres Mobile Phone. Designed to celebrate all those electronics that are inside the...