DOCOMO and Fujitsu Co-develop Mobile Phone for Taiwanese Market
TOKYO, JAPAN --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. (DOCOMO) and Fujitsu Limited (Fujitsu) announced today that they have localized a mobile phone for the Taiwanese market based on the FOMA™ F905i model sold in Japan. The new handset was officially launched under the model name F905i in Taiwan today by Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (FET).
This first mobile phone co-developed by DOCOMO and Fujitsu for a market outside of Japan allows users to view and input the Traditional Chinese character set, the standard writing system in Taiwan, enabling access to FET’s i-mode™ mobile Internet service in the local language.
The F905i offers advanced features such as 3.2-inch full-wide VGA two-position display, 3.2-megapixel camera and Fujitsu’s proprietary technologies for exceptionally clear sound and voice reproduction at 30% slower speed for easy comprehension.
FET, in which DOCOMO has an equity stake, is a strategic partner of DOCOMO and the exclusive operator of i-mode services in Taiwan. The company is a member of the Conexus Mobile Alliance, which Asia-Pacific mobile operators including DOCOMO formed to enhance international roaming and corporate mobile services.
NTT DOCOMO is the world’s leading mobile communications company. DOCOMO serves over 54 million customers, including 46 million people subscribing to FOMA™, launched as the world’s first 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA in 2001. DOCOMO also offers a wide variety of leading-edge mobile multimedia services, including i-mode™, the world’s most popular mobile e-mail/Internet service, used by 48 million people. With the addition of credit-card and other e-wallet functions, DOCOMO mobile phones have become highly versatile tools for daily life. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.com.
FOMA and i-mode are trademarks or registered trademarks of NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan and other countries.
FOMA service is only available in Japan.
Fujitsu is a leading provider of IT-based business solutions for the global marketplace. With approximately 160,000 employees supporting customers in 70 countries, Fujitsu combines a worldwide corps of systems and services experts with highly reliable computing and communications products and advanced microelectronics to deliver added value to customers. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 5.3 trillion yen (US$53 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. For more information, please see: www.fujitsu.com.
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