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SoftBank – Completed to acquire America’s 3rd-largest mobile carrier, Sprint Nextel Corporation

SoftBank today announced the completion of acquisition of the America’s 3rd-largest mobile carrier, Sprint Nextel Corporation. SoftBank spent $21.6 billion to gain 78% of the new Sprint’s shares. In accordance with the tran[...]
SoftBank – Completed to acquire America’s 3rd-largest mobile carrier, Sprint Nextel Corporation
SoftBank – Completed to acquire America’s 3rd-largest mobile carrier, Sprint Nextel Corporation

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SoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone

SoftBank is going to release a 94g ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone “DIGNO R SoftBank 202K” manufactured by Kyocera on July 5. “DIGNO R SoftBank 202K” has a 4.3inch (1280 x 720 dots) HD TFT LCD [...]
SoftBank – DIGNO R SoftBank 202K – ONLY 94g – Ultra-lightweight waterproof dustproof smartphone
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SoftBank – “itomaki AC Adapter” – New design modern portable AC Adopter

SoftBank is going to release the stylish “itomaki AC Adapter” for smart devices beginning in mid-June. It is designed to look like a spool of thread, on the concept of “Japanese Simplicity”. The length of the ca[...]
SoftBank – “itomaki AC Adapter” – New design modern portable AC Adopter
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Sharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealed

Sharp announced that they have produced 3 new 2013 summer smart phone models for SoftBank: AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH, AQUOS PHONE ss SoftBank 205SH and Simple Smartphone 204SH. AQUOS PHONE Xx SoftBank 206SH - To be released after m[...]
Sharp – 2013 Summer smartphone models for SoftBank revealed
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SoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniors

Softbank announced that they will release a simple smart phone “Softbank 204SH” manufactured by SHARP and targeted to seniors. Release date is in May or later. The 4 inch LCD display shows bigger letters and icons in order [...]
SoftBank Mobile – “Softbank 204SH” – Simple smartphone for seniors
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Softbank – “Rap Otosan” DJ app – Rap with the Shirato Family

Anyone who has watched TV in Japan has seen Softbank’s TV commercial series – The Shirato Family – starring a white Japanese dog called “Otosan”. Otosan means “Dad” in Japanese and he is the gr[...]
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SoftBank – Next Generation Display Technology IGZO – Built into – AQUOS PHONE Xx 203SH – smartphone

Softbank is releasing a new Sharp Android 4.1 smartphone – AQUOS PHONE Xx 203SH – with 4.9 inch big HD display (1,280 x 720 dots). It is built on IGZO, an LC technology Sharp invented, which provides high energy-saving perf[...]
SoftBank – Next Generation Display Technology IGZO – Built into – AQUOS PHONE Xx 203SH – smartphone
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SoftBank – SmartTV – Streaming content, 100,000s of titles, use your smartphone/tablet as remote control

SoftBank is releasing SmartTV, it’s highly anticipated service that will be directly taking on Apple TV in the Japanese market. It allows you to watch high-quality video contents just by connecting the dedicated stick to your TV&[...]
SoftBank – SmartTV – Streaming content, 100,000s of titles, use your smartphone/tablet as remote control
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SoftBank – Fujitsu “ARROWS A 201F” – High-spec smartphone with ultrafast-speed data communication service

SoftBank today revealed their new ARROWS smartphone, the ARROWS A 201F, made by Fujitsu. It runs SoftBank 4G which is their ultra-speed data communication service (up to 76Mbp). It runs a 1.5GHz Quad Core CPU, Android 4.1, and high-def[...]
SoftBank – Fujitsu “ARROWS A 201F” – High-spec smartphone with ultrafast-speed data communication service
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SoftBank – “Heart of Artist” iPhone 5 case – designed by 5 famous Japanese artists – supporting victims of the Tohoku Earthquake

SoftBank SELECTION will start selling iPhone 5 cases on February 8th, specially designed by 5 well-known Japanese artists. Those artists are Shigeru Izumiya (Musician, Actor), Naoki Urasawa (Manga artist), Satoshi Yoshida (Manga artist[...]
SoftBank – “Heart of Artist” iPhone 5 case – designed by 5 famous Japanese artists – supporting victims of the Tohoku Earthquake
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ARROWS A 201F, Fujitsu new 4G Quad Core Android 4.1 smartphone.

Here you are another phone announced today by Softbank but this time manufacturer by Fujitsu with the ARROWS A 201F. Here as well the ARROWS A 201F comes with a nice 1.5GHz Quad Core CPU, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of memory but “only&#[...]
ARROWS A 201F, Fujitsu new 4G Quad Core Android 4.1 smartphone.
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AQUOS PHONE Xx 203SH, Softbank new Quad-Core 4G Android smartphone by Sharp

Summer is over and it is time to enjoy Japanese Mobile phone operator new Winter and Spring (2012-2013) collection! As now the second largest mobile phone operator in Japan, since its acquisition of eAccess, Softbank started first and [...]
AQUOS PHONE Xx 203SH, Softbank new Quad-Core 4G Android smartphone by Sharp
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Softbank announces a new Wireless TV Tuner with USB Recording for iPhone

Softbank Japan’s third mobile operator and the company that brought the all mighty iPhone to Japanese people, is now offering a nice piece of hardware with the SB-TV03-WFRC. Announced at 19,800 and designed by Pixela, the SB-TV03-WFRC [...]
Softbank announces a new Wireless TV Tuner with USB Recording for iPhone

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Sharp releases its first phone with radiation detection with the Pantone 5 107SH

Behold Sharp latest smartphone the Pantone 5 107SH, the world first Android 4.0 smartphone with radiation detection! Thanks to a new dedicated chip designed by Sharp the Pantone 5 107SH detect gamma radiation in the air at doses betwee[...]
Sharp releases its first phone with radiation detection with the Pantone 5 107SH

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Softbank releases a new Huawei Android Smartphone in Japan

The Vision 007HW is Huawei latest Android Smartphone to hit Japanese shore this year. Available via Softbank Mobile the 007HW comes with Android 2.3, a 1GHz CPU, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, WiFi BGN, GPS, 3G 14,4Mbps, a 5Mpix Camera, a 3.7” 800[...]
Softbank releases a new Huawei Android Smartphone in Japan
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Sharp update its Android Clamshell Smartphone with a Hello Kitty Version

Introduced early this may in Japan, the AQUOS Phone “The Hybrid 007SH” an Android 2.3 Clamshell phone that comes with everything you could think of! An IPX5/IPX7 Waterproof body, a 16.10Mpix sensor, a 3.4” WVGA 3D New Mobile ASV touchs[...]
Sharp update its Android Clamshell Smartphone with a Hello Kitty Version
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SoftBank announces the Yahoo! Phone in Japan

SoftBank, the Owner and operator of Yahoo! in Japan, announced yesterday the launch of the first Yahoo! Phone. Based on Sharp’s Aquos 009SH, this Android Base phone will be preloaded with Yahoo Skin and Home page as well as featuring a[...]
SoftBank announces the Yahoo! Phone in Japan
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Computex 2011, here we come!

Arrived safely in Taipei and preparing to cover tomorrow’s Computex 2011! Just got two pre-paid SIM cards, one for voice and one for unlimited 3G Data for respectively 300 and 700 TW$ and now going to chill out around my hotel. If you [...]
Computex 2011, here we come!
Computex 2011, here we come!Computex 2011, here we come!

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Sharp Japanese AQUOS PHONE line-up going worldwide this year!

Yep you are readying this right! Sharp has made the announcement official and declare that all its new and just introduced AQOS PHONE Line-up will be soon available overseas with launch schedule later this year in North America, China [...]
Sharp Japanese AQUOS PHONE line-up going worldwide this year!

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Sharp and Softbank releases the world first Android 2.3 Clamshell Phone

Here you are ladies and gentlemen the world first Android 2.3 Clamshell phone. Heresy? Not so fast! Japanese people love clamshell phone more than anything else and it is not surprising that a company like Sharp decided to jump into th[...]
Sharp and Softbank releases the world first Android 2.3 Clamshell Phone
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Disney Mobile Announces First Smartphone Sale Date (Kind of)

Disney Mobile, a Walt Disney Company-operated MVNO on SoftBank that launched in March 2008 (after its original incarnation on Sprint ceased operations three months earlier), just announced that its formerly clamshell-saturated handset [...]
Disney Mobile Announces First Smartphone Sale Date (Kind of)
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IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank

SoftBank, one of the three mobile phone providers in Japan, released yesterday stickers with IC capability for the iPhone 4. IC cards are very frequent in Japan and can be used almost everywhere, be it department stores, restaurants or[...]
IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank
IC stickers for iPhone by SoftBank

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