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NTT Docomo floods Japan with 22 new cell phones

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Japan’s biggest telco NTT DoCoMo today announced 4 new cell phone series (STYLE, PRIME, SMART and PRO ), which are part of the company’s fall/winter product line-up. Docomo will offer a total of 22 new handsets.

As Japanese handset makers have recently vowed to internationalize more agressively, there is a good chance at least some of the new models will become available outside Japan at some point.

Here is the complete line-up.

STYLE series (focus on design)

1)
Fujitsu F-02A (equipped with a pedometer, waterproof, 3-inch VGA display)

2)
NEC N-02A (One-Seg digital TV with 30fps)

3)
NEC N-03A (designed with fruits as themes)

4)
Panasonic P-02A (6,000:1 contrast ratio)

5)
Panasonic P-03A (can be opened horizontally (“W Open Style”))

6)
Sharp-02A (supports specially designed fonts, 3-inch ASV display)

PRIME series (focus on features)

7)
Fujitsu F-01A (waterproof)

8)
Fujitsu F-03A (touch panel)

9)
LG L-01A (touch panel/hard glass)

10)
NEC N-01A (can be opened horizontally or vertically, also features a touch panel)

11)
Panasonic P01-A (“W Open Style”)

12)
Sharp SH-01A (features Dolby Mobile, 3.3 inch-ASV display)

13)
Sharp SH-03A (features a special touchpanel system called “Touch Cruiser”)

SMART series (focus on “productive” handsets for busy people)

14)
Fujitsu-F04A (waterproof)

15)
NEC N04-A (Amadana design)

16)
Panasonic P04-A (9.8 mm thickness)

17)
Panasonic P-05A (no camera!)

PRO series (focus on advanced handsets)

18)
HTC HT-01A (HTC Touch)

19)
HTC HT-02A (HTC Diamond)

20)
SH-04A (full keyboard, touchpanel, 3.5-inch ASV display)

21)
Blackberry Bold (CrunchGear review)

22)
Nokia E71 (CrunchGear review)

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