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Softbank announces Aquos Crystal Android smartphone in Japan

August 18th, 2014

aquos-crystalJapanese carrier Softbank unveiled their new smartphone Aquos Crystal today. The device has been developed by Softbank in partnership with US telecom operator Sprint and will be released in Japan as well as US.

According to Softbank, Aquos Crystal will go on sale in Japan on August 29 and will be available in US soon.

Coming to the specifications, the smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) OS and is powered by 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor. In addition, the phone comes with a 5-inch 720p HD display and 4G LTE support. It also packs 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage and microSD card slot for expanding the memory.

Softbank is also providing the Herman Carden Onyx Studio wireless speaker with the phone.

“With the expansion of a procurement scale, we can provide competitive devices with our own specifications,” said Maki Tahara, the head of marketing strategy at Softbank Mobile Corp at a presser in Tokyo.Aquos Crystal

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NTT Docomo, Disney unveil two smartphones in Japan

February 2nd, 2012

NTT Docomo has launched two Disney branded smartphones on its network in Japan yesterday. Targeted to women and families with small children, these smartphones comes with heavily customized builds of Android 2.3 » Read more: NTT Docomo, Disney unveil two smartphones in Japan

NTT Docomo announces Prada Phone by LG 3.0, pre-orders start Jan 17

January 13th, 2012

LG Prada PhoneNTT Docomo has announced the launch of Prada Phone by LG 3.0 in Japan. Telecom operator will start taking the pre-orders from January 17, while it will be actually available starting January 26. » Read more: NTT Docomo announces Prada Phone by LG 3.0, pre-orders start Jan 17

Fujitsu ARROWS ES IS12F removes RAZR as world’s thinnest smartphone

December 5th, 2011

We knew that Motorola RAZR’s reign as slimmest Android smartphone is not going to last long and as expected Japanese manufacturer Fujitsu has announced a new smartphone called ARROWS ES IS12F and it is just 6.7mm thick. » Read more: Fujitsu ARROWS ES IS12F removes RAZR as world’s thinnest smartphone

NTT Docomo announces Galaxy Nexus launch date in Japan

November 29th, 2011

NTT Docomo has announced that it will start selling Galaxy Nexus in Japan starting December 2. Telecom operator has already officially announced that it would be selling the phone in the country. » Read more: NTT Docomo announces Galaxy Nexus launch date in Japan

NTT Docomo to start selling AQUOS PHONE SH-01D from Dec 2

November 28th, 2011

Japanese telecom operator NTT Docomo has announced that it will start selling AQUOS PHONE SH-01D from December 2 in the country. SH-01D features a huge 4.5 inch HD 3D display, 1GHz dual core processor, and 12.1MP rear camera along with Gingerbread.

AQUOS PHONE SH-01D is also water and dust-proof. It was earlier announced as a part of telecom operator’s Winter/Spring lineup.

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Sharp launches 7 inch WiMax Honeycomb tablet in Japan

November 16th, 2011

Sharp has introduced a seven inch Honeycomb tablet with WiMax connectivity in japan today. Company also announced that it has no plans to abandon its tablet business and will continue to work on Galapagos series. » Read more: Sharp launches 7 inch WiMax Honeycomb tablet in Japan