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Photo-U SP01, a Connected Digital Photo Frame by AU

AU is the 2nd largest mobile operator in Japan (KDDI) and unlike DoCoMo and Softbank that use the usual 3G (W-CDMA), AU operates on CDMA200 1xE V-DO. And today AU released its PHOTO-U SP01, a 7” Digital Photo Frame with a 800×480 [...]
Photo-U SP01, a Connected Digital Photo Frame by AU
Photo-U SP01, a Connected Digital Photo Frame by AU

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Au KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the Lotta

Today, KDDI and iida were introducing during a press conference in Omote-Sando in Tokyo, their new line-up of mobile phone, with the mobile phone ‘Lotta’, that means a lot of fun… Produced by Kyocera, this new Handset is what we can ca[...]
Au KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the Lotta
Au KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the LottaAu KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the LottaAu KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the LottaAu KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the LottaAu KDDI introduced new mobile phone, the Lotta

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PinPoint the Weather, latest Weather Service by Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm

Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm, announced yesterday the new service for Japanese mobile phones “PinPoint the Weather”. Based on a subscription fee (157 yen a month or 1.17€), the Weather Service is targeted to all Weather Freaks who canno[...]
PinPoint the Weather, latest Weather Service by Toshiba and Zenrin DataComm

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Golfure, Konami Digital’s latest Golf game for Japanese Mobile Phones

Konami Digital has been offering in Japan a new Golf Game named “Golfure”since yesterday . There is nothing much to say about this particular game except the fact that contrary to the usual pretty straight forward golf video games, Kon[...]
Golfure, Konami Digital’s latest Golf game for Japanese Mobile Phones

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AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1

Here’s KDDI’s first Bravia phone, the U1. Featuring a 3” WVGA panel based on Sony Bravia Technology as well as Sony Blu-ray forwarding technology (you can enjoy Blu-ray on your phone by syncing it to a Blu-ray player), it is supp[...]
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1AU KDDI Winter Line-up… KDDI’s First BRAVIA Phone, the U1

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AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004

Here’s the Casio Exilim Ketai CA003, another mobile phone featuring a 12.17Mpix camera sensor with AF, a 28mm wide angle and a 3x optical zoom, with a 3.3” WVGA OLED screen, supports microSDHC cards up to 16GB, has GPS, Wi-Fi, Bl[...]
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004
AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004AU KDDI Winter Line-up… Exilim Ketai CA003 and CA004

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AU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDI

Here’s the Ply, another design phone KDDI’s AU that takes after a notebook with bookmarks on its side… This new mobile phone was introduced as a concept a year ago… Today, here it is! Unlike the Prismoid, the Ply offe[...]
AU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDI
AU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDIAU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDIAU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDIAU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDIAU iida Ply, Yet Another Design Phone from KDDI

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AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)

Here’s the Polaris… a concept proposed by AU that’s nothing more than bulkier Sony Rolly clone. The difference between this concept and the Rolly is the Polaris is a phone that can be attached to a cradle and turned into a [...]
AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)
AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)AU iida Polaris Concept. When Your Phone Becomes a Robot (with Video)

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New AU iida Prismoid Mobile Phone

This morning AU held a press conference for their new Autumn / Winter iida Prismoid line up. Designed by the same artist who gave birth to the INFOBAR and INFOBAR 2, the Prismoid is yet another simplistic (feature wise), ultra stylish [...]
New AU iida Prismoid Mobile Phone
New AU iida Prismoid Mobile PhoneNew AU iida Prismoid Mobile PhoneNew AU iida Prismoid Mobile PhoneNew AU iida Prismoid Mobile PhoneNew AU iida Prismoid Mobile Phone

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Hitachi’s 720p Mobile Phone Now Available in Japan

Hitachi’s latest 720p mobile phone introduced a couple months ago, will be available from tomorrow in Japan. As reminder the Mobile Hi-Vision Cam WOOO features a 5Mpix camera sensor, 3x optical zoom, 1Seg TV tuner, Lismo Video, W[...]
Hitachi’s 720p Mobile Phone Now Available in Japan
Hitachi’s 720p Mobile Phone Now Available in Japan

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Sharp Solar Panel for Mobile Devices Now Available Globally

Thanks to both AU and SoftBank, Sharp introduced a new kind of mobile with an integrated Solar Module to recharge your phone on the go. And today Sharp announced the global availability of this module, the LR0GC02, meaning that soon yo[...]
Sharp Solar Panel for Mobile Devices Now Available Globally
Sharp Solar Panel for Mobile Devices Now Available Globally

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp

Here’s the 2nd solar phone that will soon be available in Japan, Sharp’s Solar Phone SH002. What to say? This phone offers about what other phones do like the 1Seg, waterproof, GPS, Bluetooth and so on, but also features a [...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp
Au KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by SharpAu KDDI Sum 09: Solar Phone SH002 by Sharp

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on

Here’s the latest “Indiana Jones” approved 3G phone, Casio’s G’z One. Water, shock, and dust proof, with an imbedded Compass Mode, thermometer, Trip Memory Mode, Sea Tide Mode, Sunrise and Sunset Mode, Lunar Calendar, and a[...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on
Au KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Casio Gz’One CA002 Hands-on

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-on

Well ok, the Biblio can hardly be compared to a Kindle, but they both have the same goal of being an e-Book reader, and that’s exactly what Toshiba’s Biblio is. With its nice 3.5” FWVGA++ (480×960), featuring 7GB of in[...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-on
Au KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Toshiba Biblio, the Japanese 3G Kindle Hands-on

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Au KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-on

Here’s the first 3G camera phones with 720/30p video recording capability, the Mobile Hi-Vision Cam WOOO from Hitachi, sold through AU by the KDDI network. Using the 3GPP2 video codec, this phone is surprisingly capable of record[...]
Au KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-on
Au KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-onAu KDDI Sum 09: Mobile Hi-Vision Cam, the First 720p Mobile Phone Hands-on

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My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

A Casio A3012CA… As you know Japan is in a week long public holiday and due to horrible weather in Tokyo (rainy, cloudy…) I decided to clean my office space at home and stumbled upon my first Japanese mobile phone, a Casio A3012C[...]
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…
My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…My First Japanese Mobile Phone “Keitai” Was a…

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AU Green Road Project and Its Waterproof, Solar Powered Mobile Phone

AU (KDDI) and Sharp will soon propose in Japan a new mobile phone featuring a solar panel embedded in its lid that recharges your phone on the go. Leaving your phone in direct sunlight for up to 10 minutes will give up to 1 minute of c[...]
AU Green Road Project and Its Waterproof, Solar Powered Mobile Phone

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AU Mobile Pico Projector, Your G9′s Best Friends

AU just released the G9 from SE and have already released a few nice little accessories like the Mobile Pico Projector, a 3M LED like Pico Projector but made solely for use with the G9. If you have no interest in getting a G9, rest ass[...]
AU Mobile Pico Projector, Your G9′s Best Friends
AU Mobile Pico Projector, Your G9′s Best Friends

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AU G9 Mobile Phone by KDDI… Finally Someone Hired a Designer

When I arrived in Japan eight years ago I was amazed by the design of Japanese phones, now I tend to get more excited by iPhones and LG/Samsung creations rather than Japanese models that are all basically the same… Today am pretty impr[...]
AU G9 Mobile Phone by KDDI… Finally Someone Hired a Designer
AU G9 Mobile Phone by KDDI… Finally Someone Hired a DesignerAU G9 Mobile Phone by KDDI… Finally Someone Hired a Designer

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Pantech and AU Announce a New NS02 Phone

Pantech and AU are proud to announce their latest handset, the NS02 An average CDMA 1X WIN phone with a 2.7” QVGA screen, a 2Mpix camera module, supports MicroSD cards up to 2GB and provides up to 220 minutes of talk time at just 134g [...]
Pantech and AU Announce a New NS02 Phone
Pantech and AU Announce a New NS02 PhonePantech and AU Announce a New NS02 PhonePantech and AU Announce a New NS02 PhonePantech and AU Announce a New NS02 Phone

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NS01 Your First Real “Belt” Phone

The Kyocera NS01 isn’t the most powerful phone available right now at AU… However its integrated belt makes it quite interesting. Not sure if many will use this, but now you can be certain that you’ll never drop your [...]
NS01 Your First Real “Belt” Phone

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Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone

Packed in a more simple and less flashy body, here’s Sharp’s SH001, a 8.1Mpix camera with both AF and face recognition, and an ISO range up to 2500. It features a mobile ASV WVGA screen with noise cancellation and clear voi[...]
Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone
Sharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF PhoneSharp SH001, Yet Another AU 8Mpix AF Phone

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