Archive for the ‘Japan’ category

Sony Ericsson pushing updates for Xperia Arc, Acro in Japan; adds PlayStation Certification

November 10th, 2011

Xperia Play is now the longer the only PlayStation certified Android smartphone, at least in Japan. Sony Ericsson has started rolling out an over the air update starting today Arc users in the country, which will enable the PlayStation Certification meaning you will have the access and compatibility to 100s of games that were only available on Play till today. However the actual content in PlayStation store will not be available before December. » Read more: Sony Ericsson pushing updates for Xperia Arc, Acro in Japan; adds PlayStation Certification

NTT Docomo announces Winter/Spring Android lineup

October 23rd, 2011

NTT Docomo has announced its 2011 winter/2012 spring product lineup recently. There are 12 Android smartphones and a tablet in this line-up. NTT Docomo will release these devices between November and February. » Read more: NTT Docomo announces Winter/Spring Android lineup

Google Galaxy Nexus coming to Japan next month

October 18th, 2011

NTT Docomo just jumped the gun to announce that it will be officially releasing Galaxy Nexus next month. This Japanese telco did not give any other details, but it is just the matter of hours. Google will be officially unveiling Galaxy Nexus tomorrow in Hong Kong (around 0700hrs IST).

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini launching in Japan on Oct 28

October 14th, 2011

Sony Ericsson has announced that it will start selling Xperia X10 mini successor Xperia Mini in Sony’s home country Japan starting October 28. The smartphone will be available via eAccess in the country. » Read more: Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini launching in Japan on Oct 28

Softbank announces nine Android smartphones in Japan

September 29th, 2011

After KDDI, SoftBank has announced its winter line-up of Android devices that will be available in the months to come in Japan. These smartphone belong to a range of manufacturers and will start going on sale from November 2011 as per the release cycle.

1. AQUOS PHONE 104SH (Available from Spring of 2012):

Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich, 4.5-inch LCD HD display and 1.5GHz dual core OMAP4460 processor

2. LUMIX Phone 101P (Available from Mid-November 2011):

Android 2.3, 4 inch qHD display and 13.2 MP rear camera

3. AQUOS PHONE 102SH (Available from early December):

4.5 inch (1,280 × 720) display, 1GHz dual-core OMAP4430 processor, 12.10MP camera, and Android 2.3

4. HONEY BEE 101K (Available from December):

Girly design, 3.5 inch display, 5MP rear camera, 2MP secondary camera, and Android 2.3

5. AQUOS PHONE THE HYBRID 101SH (Available from Mid-November):

Girly design, Android 2.3, 3.4 inch display, 8MP primary camera, slide-out QWERTY

6. AQUOS PHONE 103SH (Available from January):

Waterproof, 4.0 inch qHD LCD, 1.4GHz processor, 8MP rear camera, and Android 2.3

7. MEDIAS CH 101N (Available from January):

Women-friendly design, Android 2.3, 4 inch display

8. STAR7 009Z (Available from Late-November):

Android 2.3, Waterproof, 3.8 inch display, 5MP camera

9. DELL Streak Pro 101DL (Available from Jan 2012):

4.3 inch qHD display, Android 2.3, 8MP camera, 1.3MP front camera

Dell launches yet another Android phone – Streak Pro 101DL

September 29th, 2011

Dell does not seem to stop trying to get successful in the smartphone/tablet segment. Company today unveiled a new smartphone Streak Pro 101Dl in Japan. It will go on sale via telecom operator SoftBank next year in the country. » Read more: Dell launches yet another Android phone – Streak Pro 101DL

KDDI reveals winter lineup, 6 Android phones, and one Honeycomb tablet

September 26th, 2011

KDDI has today revealed its winter lineup for domestic market today. It will be launching six different Android smartphone along with a Honeycomb tablet in the next three months.

All the announced devices run on Android 2.3.5 apart from Moto Photon & HTC Evo 3D, which are on 2.3.4. You can find more about the announced smartphones below: » Read more: KDDI reveals winter lineup, 6 Android phones, and one Honeycomb tablet