DOCOMO to Begin Selling Samsung GALAXY Tab on November 26
TOKYO, JAPAN --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will begin selling a Japanese-market version of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.’s GALAXY Tab smart media device nationwide in Japan on November 26.
The GALAXY Tab provides an all-new way to experience Internet browsing on the go. The large 7-inch screen allows full Flash-compatible browsing and displays images in PC-quality 600 x 1,024-pixel resolution. It is an exceptionally portable tablet device that can be held easily in one hand, measuring just 12.1 mm in thickness and weighing only 382 grams.
The device is compatible with an e-book distribution service that DOCOMO is currently providing on a trial basis. Powered by the Android™ 2.2 operating system, the GALAXY Tab is also compatible with a large variety of applications available at the “docomo market” mobile portal, as well as Android Market™ and Samsung Apps. The GALAXY Tab supports DOCOMO’s sp-mode™ service, which enables smartphones to access i-mode™ mail accounts.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is the world’s leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 48 million using i-mode™, the world’s most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA™, the world’s original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized “lifestyle tools” for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.com.
sp-mode, i-mode and FOMA are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and/or other countries.
Flash is a registered trademark or trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Android and Android Market are trademarks of Google, Inc.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.
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