Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

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

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

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

NTT Docomo launches Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray in Japan

August 10th, 2011

Sony Ericsson has partnered with NTT Docomo to launch its recently announced Android smartphone Xperia Ray in Japan. The smartphone will be available for purchase starting August 27. Pre-orders will start from August 12. » Read more: NTT Docomo launches Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray in Japan

LG Optimus Pad to get Android 3.1 update in Japan on Aug 10

August 8th, 2011

LG Optimus PadNTT Docomo has announced that LG Optimus Pad will get Android 3.1 update in Japan starting August 10. This update will bring widget resizing, new apps, ability to connect keyboard, mouse via USB and more. » Read more: LG Optimus Pad to get Android 3.1 update in Japan on Aug 10