NTT DoCoMo archive

  • LG Optimus G Pro confirmed, 5-inch Android superphone hits Japan
    Phones

    LG Optimus G Pro confirmed, 5-inch Android superphone hits Japan

    By 22 January 2013

    The LG Optimus G Pro has been launched, bringing a 5-inch full HD display and 1.7GHz quad-core powerhouse to LG's Android portfolio. The confirmation comes from the NTT DoCoMo network in Japan, listing the new Optimus G Pro along with a range of other...

  • Sony Xperia Tablet Z: 10-inch, 1.5GHz quad-core processor powered tablet official
    Tablets

    Sony Xperia Tablet Z: 10-inch, 1.5GHz quad-core processor powered tablet official

    By 21 January 2013

    Sony has announced its rumoured Xperia Tablet Z in Japan, at just 6.9mm thick and 495g heavy. The Z tablet is a duo with the Xperia Z smartphone announced at CES 2013 and a follow-up to the Xperia Tablet S. The Tablet Z features a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200...

  • Sony Xperia Tablet Z will launch on 22 January, confirms Japan's NTT DoCoMo
    Tablets

    Sony Xperia Tablet Z will launch on 22 January, confirms Japan's NTT DoCoMo

    By 17 January 2013

    Just a couple of days ago, Pocket-lint posted a stack of specifications for a rumoured Sony Xperia Tablet Z - the company's next entry into the Android tablet market. Now it seems that Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo has revealed when the device will be unveiled...

  • Next stage for 3D TV: Force feedback
    Home Cinema

    Next stage for 3D TV: Force feedback

    By 15 October 2010

    If you thought that autostereoscopic 3D displays were the next big thing, think again. That's so early-2010. And touchscreen 3D? Pah! Have you been living in a cave for the last few weeks, Granddad? Nope, for one Japanese manufacturer, both of those...

  • VIDEO: Toshiba TG01 running Kinoma Play
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    VIDEO: Toshiba TG01 running Kinoma Play

    By 27 May 2009

    This video - showing an NTT DoCoMo Toshiba TG01 running the Kinoma Play application - might not be that relevant to UK consumers - but heck it's footage of the elusive TG01, and with no recent news from Toshiba about the new smartphone, we'll take what...

  • NTT DoCoMo pulls BlackBerry Bold
    Phones

    NTT DoCoMo pulls BlackBerry Bold

    By 27 February 2009

    NTT DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone operator, has announced that it has stopped sales of RIM's BlackBerry Bold. The high-end mobile is getting pulled from the Japanese market over fears the device can overheat while the battery is being charged. DoCoMo...

  • NTT DoCoMo developing an Android phone
    Phones

    NTT DoCoMo developing an Android phone

    By 19 November 2008

    Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo is developing an Android-based smartphone, according to a Nikkei business daily report. To be produced in conjunction with South Korean partner KTF, the phone is said to be due to launch next year, although this...

  • Open Symbian Foundation to be created
    Phones

    Open Symbian Foundation to be created

    By 24 June 2008

    Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and NTT DOCOMO have announced that they will unite the Symbian OS, S60, UIQ and MOAP to create one open mobile software platform. Along with AT&T, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments...

  • Mobile phone plans to become your door key
    Phones

    Mobile phone plans to become your door key

    By 11 February 2008

    A new concept phone on show today could spell the end to having to carry your house keys around with you. The concept phone from DoCoMo called the Osaifu-Keitai works in connection with a special door lock to lock and unlock your front door. The device...

  • Wellness phone promises to keep you fit on the go
    Phones

    Wellness phone promises to keep you fit on the go

    By 11 February 2008

    A new phone that will allow you to a check your health on the go has been shown off at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The new handset, currently only available in Japan on the NTT DoCoMo network should be coming to the UK later this year,...

  • Apple in iPhone talks with Japanese operators
    Phones

    Apple in iPhone talks with Japanese operators

    By 19 December 2007

    In what could be seen as a repeat of the UK tactics used, Apple is playing Japan's top mobile operator NTT DoCoMo against the country's third place carrier Softbank on selling the iPhone in Japan, Reuters reports. Sources have said executives from both...

  • NTT DoCoMo launches mobile for kids
    Phones

    NTT DoCoMo launches mobile for kids

    By 11 December 2007

    Just launched by NTT DoCoMo, the FOMA F801i is a new child-friendly 3G mobile phone loaded with special features aimed at wee folk. The handset has been specially ergonomically designed for easy use by small hands, and its waterproof body is rugged in...

  • Sony Ericsson launches scented mobiles in Japan
    Phones

    Sony Ericsson launches scented mobiles in Japan

    By 15 October 2007

    Have you often wished your mobile smelt like apple pie? No, us neither, but someone, somewhere must have made that wish as Sony Ericsson has launched a line of smelly mobile phones that include that very scent. The DoCoMo SO703i from Sony Ericsson includes...

  • New phone tells you if you're fat and smelly
    Phones

    New phone tells you if you're fat and smelly

    By 4 October 2007

    The new "Health Phone" from far east manufacturer NTT DoCoMo has a built pedometer, ability to upload work out progress reports, a function to measure body fat and a meter that measures your breath and tells you if it's smelly.

  • Adobe announces Flash Lite 3 for mobile phones
    Phones

    Adobe announces Flash Lite 3 for mobile phones

    By 2 October 2007

    Adobe has announced Flash Lite 3 software, which now supports Adobe Flash Player compatible video and enables the delivery of dynamic web content on mobile devices. Flash Lite 3 allows mobile device manufacturers, operators and content providers to differentiate...

  • NTT DoCoMo launches fone for fogies
    Phones

    NTT DoCoMo launches fone for fogies

    By 13 July 2007

    NTT DoCoMo has launched a new handset for old people, the RakuRaku Phone. Apparently "Rakuraku" means "comfortable" or "easy". As well as increased speaker volumes, the phone has a GPS function that lets the user's family know where they are at the press...

  • NTT DoCoMo moves into music download arena
    Phones

    NTT DoCoMo moves into music download arena

    By 8 November 2005

    Mobile phone downloads are likely to get a big push in Japan and eventually the UK following the announcement that Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo is to buy a majority stake in Tower Records Japan. According to The Register - the telecommunications...