NTT DOCOMO Unveils 12 New Mobile Devices

NTT DOCOMO Unveils 12 New Mobile Devices 
- 5 Models to Link with Home Electronics and Play Full-HD under New Initiative - 
Tokyo, Jan 22, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) -  NTT DOCOMO, INC., announced today its
2013 spring lineup of 12 models that will launch in sequence beginning on
January 25. The lineup includes 11 smartphones and tablets, plus one mobile
Wi-Fi(R) router. For maximized ease of use, the models feature upgraded
versions of numerous popular functions introduced in the 2012 winter lineup. 
Some of the new and prominent features of the lineup include: 
- First DOCOMO smartphones capable of full-HD for superb high-definition
Compatible with DOCOMO's Xi(TM) ("crossy") LTE service for max.
downlink of 112.5 Mbps (some areas), the fastest LTE connection in Japan as of
January 21. 
- A large selection of models featuring quad-core CPUs for increased enjoyment
of mobile games and videos. 
- Many models running on Android(TM) 4.1. 
- Large-capacity batteries (2,000mAh or more) for power-thirsty users. 
- Smartphone model with special safety and security features for preteens. 
Also announced today was "docomo Smart Home," an all-new initiative
for sharing videos, music and other content between smartphones and home
electronics, realizing a convenient new way to enjoy high-definition digital
content both at home and on the move. 
As part of this initiative, the new spring lineup offers the "dtab,"
a Wi-Fi-dedicated tablet with special features for DOCOMO services such as the
dmarket(TM) portal, and the "SmartTV dstick," a small flash
drive-like HDMI device for enjoying movies and animation from dmarket, etc. on
large-screen televisions. 
In addition, new functions have been added to the Twonky(TM) Beam app, which
enables DOCOMO smartphones to play full-HD digital-terrestrial and
broadcast-satellite programs that are stored on the user's Blu-ray(TM)
recording devices at home. 
Detailed information about the docomo Smart Home initiative, as well as the
new models and their launch schedules, are provided at 
NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading mobile operator and growing provider of
comprehensive services centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million
customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G
network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging
its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of
cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV,
intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much
more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to
eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the
Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit for more information. 
Eijun Tanaka or So Hiroki
International PR
Public Relations Department
Tel: +81-3-5156-1366
Fax: +81-3-5501-3408
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