Published on January 23rd,2013 at 8:09 PM
By >Stephen

NTT Docomo Spring 2013 Highlights: Docomo “Smart Home”

NTT Docomo Spring 2013 Highlights: Docomo "Smart Home"

Docomo is pushing hard to be able to provide all of the components that customers will need to access and share content in any medium in the home.  Through the “Smart Home” concept, all content – videos, music, etc. – can be shared between smartphones and home electronics.

New products that will be the key components for Docomo Smart Home:

– Access to rich content such as shopping (dshopping), videos (d video), animation (d anime store), etc.

– 10.1 inch tablet running on Android 4.1, dedicated to usage with Wi-Fi
– Lets you easily optimise the videos, animation, shopping and other rich content available through “dmarket”
– It will be at a very affordable price point

SmartTv dstick
– plugs into your TV to give direct access to the content coming from dmarket / smartphone through dtab

Twonky Beam application
– Enables mobile connection to household electronics
– Full-HD programs can be sent from a Blu-ray Disc recorder directly to the user’s Docomo full-HD smartphone for playback
– Content can be streamed or stored in some models for extra-stable playback while traveling.  
– Smartphones and Tablets can be linked to Hikari TV video service with access to over 60 channels of Full-HD programs
– Docomo teamed with Sony, Sharp, Toshiba and Panasonic to make it compatible with all four company’s products
– It can be downloaded from GooglePlay

Home Wi-Fi
– Rental-based LAN routers free to some users or just 315 yen per month depending on users’ package.
– Comes in 4 colors – blue, brown, red and white


Products Specs:

*** dtab ***

Launch: Late March

Main Display: 10.1 inches (1,280 x 800 pixel resolution) WXGA; TFT LCD 16,770,000 colors

OS: Android 4.1

CPU: K3V2T 1.2GHz Quad Core

Battery: 6,020mAh

LTE (Xi LTE service): No


Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi tethering): Yes

- Outer: CMOS 3.0 megapixels (effective resolution) / 3.0 megapixels (recorded resolution)
- Inner: CMOS 1.3 megapixels (effective resolution) / 1.3 megapixels (recorded resolution)

Waterproof/Dustproof: No/No

One-Seg terrestrial digital broadcasting: No

V-High Multimedia Broadcasting Services (NOTTV): No

Manufacturer: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


*** SmartTV dstick 01 ***

Launch: March or later

Interface: HDMI (video/audio) micro USB (electric supply)

LTE (Xi LTE service): No

FOMA 3G service: No

Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi tethering): IEEE802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth: Yes (2.1 + EDR)

Manufacturer: Neos Corporation


*** Mobile Wi-Fi router – HW-02E ***

Launch: Mid-March

Interface: micro USB

LTE (Xi LTE service): Yes (112.5Mbps/37.5Mbps)

FOMA 3G service: Yes (14Mbps/5.7Mbps)

Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi tethering): IEEE802.11 b/g/n (Up to 10 devices)

Bluetooth: No

Manufacturer: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

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