Latest News


World’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOM

WILLCOM boasts a world first with its new HYBRID W-ZERO (WS027SH ) featuring PHS & W-CDMA (3.5G) capable of HSUPA 7.2Mbit/s. Weighing just 158 gr. and 16.9 mm thick, this smart phone boasts several royal features. To start with, s[...]
World’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOM
World’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOMWorld’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOMWorld’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOMWorld’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOMWorld’s First PHS & W-CDMA phone, HYBRID W-ZERO by WILLCOM

Read more


Fujitsu Delivers a Security Solution for Lost or Stolen Notebook PCs

Remote wipe isn’t anything new and is performed today on any Windows Mobile running on a Exchange SP2 network… But there are few high scale solutions for PCs available, mainly due to their lack of networking capabilities, beside [...]
Fujitsu Delivers a Security Solution for Lost or Stolen Notebook PCs

Read more


Willcom NS, a Next Generation Connected Filofax

Here’s an interesting concept from Willcom and Toshiba, the Willcom NS, a PDA phone stuck in a basic Filofax elegantly mixing both hi-tech and old school note tracking. The Willcom NS, better known as WS026T, is made by Toshiba a[...]
Willcom NS, a Next Generation Connected Filofax
Willcom NS, a Next Generation Connected FilofaxWillcom NS, a Next Generation Connected FilofaxWillcom NS, a Next Generation Connected FilofaxWillcom NS, a Next Generation Connected FilofaxWillcom NS, a Next Generation Connected Filofax

Via Willcom

Read more


Two New Yawning Phones from Willcom

Willcom Japan (PHS Network) today announced two new mobile phones. The BAUM or WX340K features a 2.4” QVGA screen, 2Mpix camera, and a POP/SMTP feature (few phones except the iPhone and other WM devices in Japan support POP/SMTP)…[...]
Two New Yawning Phones from Willcom
Two New Yawning Phones from WillcomTwo New Yawning Phones from WillcomTwo New Yawning Phones from WillcomTwo New Yawning Phones from WillcomTwo New Yawning Phones from Willcom

Read more


New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough

Here’s a new Willcom D4 photo gallery of it running Vista in English, and a small HD video musical walktrough of our little beast. Willcom D4 walkthrough videoUploaded by AkihabaraNews New photo gallery and Walkthrough HD video o[...]
New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough
New Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video WalkthroughNew Willcom D4 Photo Gallery and HD Video Walkthrough

Via Willcom D4

Read more


I-O Data USB WSIM Modem

If you’re a frequent reader of Akihabara News, or if you’re a Japanese tech savvy guy/girl, you must know what a Willcom WSIM card is… For those who don’t, a WSIM card is a kind of SIM CARD (like on 2G or 3G phones) w[...]
I-O Data USB WSIM Modem
I-O Data USB WSIM Modem

Via IODATA

Read more


X Plate: The PHS W-OAM Phone from Willcom

X Plate is the latest and trendiest mobile phone from Willcom, with W-OAM (Willcom-Optimized Adaptive Modulation) technology. Our Japan only handset can also be used in China, Thailand, and Taiwan with the proper PIM Card. (Similar to [...]
X Plate:  The PHS W-OAM Phone from Willcom
X Plate:  The PHS W-OAM Phone from WillcomX Plate:  The PHS W-OAM Phone from WillcomX Plate:  The PHS W-OAM Phone from WillcomX Plate:  The PHS W-OAM Phone from Willcom

Via Willcom

Read more


Honey Bee: The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from Willcom

While most major mobile phone manufacturers are getting 3.5G (HSDPA) crazy, Willcom continues to release PHS phones for both voice and data. PHS may a bit old-fashion when it comes to communication, but Willcom is still working hard br[...]
Honey Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from Willcom
Honey Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from WillcomHoney Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from WillcomHoney Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from WillcomHoney Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from WillcomHoney Bee:  The New 9.9mm PHS Phone from Willcom

Via Willcom

Read more


NICO+, as simple as a… phone.

As amazing as it is, this NICO+ is one of the few mobile phones in Japan which can only be used as a phone and in order to send email… and that is IT ! Well to be honest with you, most of the people in Japan who purchase these fa[...]
NICO+, as simple as a… phone.

Via WILLCOM

Read more


Willcom and Sanyo present the first AAA battery powered telephone

The Wilcon is this funny telephone, using (and looking like) a single Eneloop battery, good for an impressive 250h of autonomy or 5 hours of communications. This time around there are no fancy features such as TV tuner, video games, MP[...]
Willcom and Sanyo present the first AAA battery powered telephone

Via WILLCOM

Read more


New PDA Phone by Willcom

Willcom just announced it, their brand new PDA PHONE named the “X” will soon be here so the teasing is now on in the form of a new website that you can visit at http://x-w.jp/… We don’t have (yet) any valuable i[...]
New PDA Phone by Willcom

Via Willcom X

Read more


WX321J, the Willcom RSS-POP-WEB phone

Willcom already offered in Japan an all-in-one mobile phone. Today, the WX321J updates this previous model. It has W-OAM at 204kbps, NetFront 3.4, POP and SMTP, Outlook sync with Intellisync, support for Word, Excel and PDF files, biom[...]
WX321J, the Willcom RSS-POP-WEB phone

Via Willcom

Read more


WX320K, the Willcom RSS-POP-WEB phone

A major benefit with Willcom is their unlimited data connection for mobile phones at extremely low prices. The new WX320K phone has the Opera web browser, support for POP and SMTP (rare in Japan), and an RSS reader! It’s an W-OAM (PHS)[...]
WX320K, the Willcom RSS-POP-WEB phone

Read more


Willcom WX220J, a typical phone

This is the typical phone for the Japanese salaryman, with their “barcode” haircut (bald but with a long streak they bring back on top and glue there with gel). So the WX200J is THE phone for Japanese employees. It has a USB port and t[...]
Willcom WX220J, a typical phone

Via Willcom

Read more


NICO the NECO

Let’s stay a bit longer with the Willcom NICO phone and check the “cat” model (Neko in Japanese, even if Willcom spells it neCo). Same for the Benetton NICO, the NICO NECO, the WS005IN, is nothing else than a simple PHS phone.
NICO the NECO

Via Willcom

Read more


NICO, the Willcom phone for Benetton

Now that’s a brand that left my vocabulary since 1995… Thanks Willcom for reminding us this brand is not dead and that we can still buy multicolored sweaters! Let’s go back to our phone. Willcom offers a simple PHS phone with the[...]
NICO, the Willcom phone for Benetton

Via Willcom

Read more


AX530IN, the new 512kbps data card (800kbbps soon)

Willcom announced today new terminals using the PHS Japanese network. Among the new products will present later on, there will be a PCMCIA card using W-OAM type G, an update to the PHS network offering already 512kbps and soon 800kbps [...]
AX530IN, the new 512kbps data card (800kbbps soon)

Via Willcom

Read more


WPC Expo 06, Willcom present their new WSIM products

For those of you who haven’t read our news for the past 4 years, Willcom is a company that offers a mobile phone service in Japan, based on PHS (a remote relative of GSM that needs you to be close to a terminal to make phone calls). Ev[...]
WPC Expo 06, Willcom present their new WSIM products

Read more