Fujitsu Launches docomo ARROWS NX F-06E Smartphone
Latest model in the ARROWS smartphone series combines high-spec capabilities
with significantly more than two days of battery life
Tokyo, June 4, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today announced that the docomo
ARROWS NX F-06E, its new smartphone, will be available exclusively in Japan as
of June 7, 2013 from NTT DOCOMO, INC.
One of the most sought after features by smartphone users has been
long-lasting battery life. To deliver increased customer satisfaction, ARROWS
NX F-06E comes equipped with a high-capacity 3,020 mAh battery, as well as
energy-saving capabilities powered by Fujitsu's Human Centric Engine. The
result is a smartphone that provides long battery life on a single charge,
lasting significantly more than two days (approx. 69.4 hours)(1).
In addition, with support for Full-Seg HD broadcasts that offer the same
quality as digital terrestrial TV viewed at home, users can enjoy stunningly
clear TV broadcasts on the handset's large-screen 5.2-inch full HD
display. The next-generation smartphone brings together a host of other
high-spec capabilities, including a high-performance 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU, 64
GB of internal memory for enjoying applications and video without having to
worry about storage space, and a high-resolution 16.3 megapixel camera that
enables anybody to easily capture high-quality photographs.
The ARROWS NX F-06E features an ultra-stylish design that employs a metal
casing and a high-quality finish. The handset measures only 9.9 mm thick and 70
mm wide, and, despite its comfortable size, it can accommodate a 5.2-inch
display through the use of ultra-thin 3.0 mm border. Moreover, it also employs
rounded edges for an easy-to-carry form factor. The rear surface of the unit
features a genuine diamond powder coating and Ultra Tough guard Plus
technology, delivering 3.5 times more handset durability(2), so the phone will
remain in great condition for a long time. The phone's display employs
ultra-tough glass technology, which combines superior scratch-resistance and
durability, as well as a special surface processing called Sara-Sara Coating
Display Plus that prevents fingerprints from standing out and allows for smooth
touch operations. The ARROWS NX F-06E is available in two colors: Black and
1. Supports Full-Seg HD broadcasts
Users can enjoy Full-Seg HD broadcasts that offer the same high-quality as
digital terrestrial TV available at home. The smartphone can smoothly render
minute details like the text that appears on sports broadcasts and news
programs in crisp ultra-high-resolution video.
2. Facilitates single-handed operations, even on a large screen
- Slide display
When operating the phone with one hand in vertical-screen mode, the entire
screen can be scrolled downward after simply tapping the arrow mark at the
bottom-right of the screen(3). This also makes it possible to access
hard-to-reach spots at the top of the screen, one of the challenges in
operating larger screens with a single hand.
- Sliding launcher
Frequently used applications and shortcuts can be instantly accessed with the
swipe of a finger across the bottom left-hand corner of the screen(4). This
eliminates having to return to the home screen while using other applications.
Up to eight applications and shortcuts can be configured as desired.
- Hand-written input (NX!input)
Letters and characters can be input by drawing text directly on top of the
keyboard. This makes it possible to intuitively and quickly input text without
having to switch between keyboard input modes for symbols or emoticons. In
addition to being able to select their favorite keyboard design, the users can
adjust the height and horizontal positioning of the keyboard for more
comfortable input. This adjustability allows easier reach of keys regardless of
whether the user is right- or left-handed.
- Easy-to-carry design even with a large screen
Despite featuring a 5.2-inch screen, the handset features a stylish,
easy-to-carry form factor measuring 70 mm wide and 9.9 mm thick.
3. Equipped with a Snapdragon 600 APQ8064T CPU
The ARROWS NX F-06E comes equipped with the latest high-performance Snapdragon
600 APQ8064T quad-core CPU. To conserve power, the handset will adjust the
number of cores used by the CPU to accommodate different processing loads for
different usage scenarios, such as when in standby mode, when talking, or when
playing a game. With an Adreno320 GPU for high-level graphics processing,
high-resolution video from games and other applications is rendered in
extremely high definition down to minute detail. This, in turn, enables users
to enjoy stunning video with smooth motion.
4. Diamond Tough Coat
The rear surface of the unit features a genuine diamond powder coating and
Ultra Tough guard Plus, delivering 3.5 times more handset durability(2), so the
phone will remain in great condition for a long time.
5. Advanced Human Centric Engine
Users can easily select from among three eco-friendly settings—low, high and
original. This enables fine-tuned power-saving settings depending on the
user's personal usage style, such as the ability to enter into eco mode at
specified battery levels or timeframes.
- Reduced blue light mode
This mode reduces the amount of blue light emitted from the screen by roughly
30%. Turning the mode on and off is made simple by setting a switch to be
displayed on the pull-down status bar at the top of the screen.
- Super clear mode
When the smartphone's built-in luminance sensor detects that the user is
outdoors, the brightness and contrast of the screen is automatically adjusted
for optimal visibility.
- Flip to switch ring to silent mode
When the user needs to quickly turn off a ringtone or alarm after forgetting
to put the phone into silent mode, the sound can be stopped by simply flipping
the device over(5).
- Smart fingerprint sensor
With the built-in smart fingerprint sensor, the phone's security lock can
be released by simply placing the finger of a pre-registered user onto the
sensor. This makes it easy to rapidly perform authentication with a single
finger, thereby eliminating the need to enter a swipe pattern or password.
6. 64 GB of internal memory
Applications and videos can be enjoyed without having to worry about storage
space. The handset's memory is expandable up to 128 GB with a microSDXC
7. High-performance 16.3 megapixel camera
The smartphone's 16.3 megapixel high-performance and high-resolution
camera is among the top of its class of smartphones. The camera is equipped
with an "Exmor R(R) for mobile" back-illuminated CMOS sensor, along
with the "Milbeaut(R) Mobile" image processing engine that
incorporates high-sensitivity capturing, noise reduction, and a host of other
photography capabilities. The combination of these features allows for stunning
photographs and videos.
8. Dolby(R) Digital Plus
The ARROWS NX F-06E is the first smartphone from a Japanese manufacturer to
feature the latest Dolby Digital Plus(6), which was designed for the use of
next-generation multimedia content. As a result, users can enjoy an impressive
audio experience based on their settings preferences while watching
high-definition video content.
9. Remote access
When away from home, users can stream or browse TV shows and multimedia
content recorded at home and stored on a remote access-compatible NAS(7)
device. This convenient feature makes it possible to view recorded programming,
even if not saved to the smartphone itself.
(1) Battery life lasts significantly more than two days: Battery life under
normal smartphone usage conditions (browsing the web and using applications for
about 80 minutes per day) according to research conducted by Fujitsu. Depending
on the actual usage conditions (continuous phone calls, downloading large
movies, etc.), battery performance may be shorter. For further details, visit
(2) 3.5x the durability of handset coatings: Compared to the ARROWS X LTE
(3) Arrow mark at the bottom-right of the screen: Can be set to the
bottom-left of the screen
(4) Swipe of a finger across the bottom left-hand corner of the screen: The
swipe location can be configured as desired.5 Flip to switch ring to silent
mode:This feature may not necessarily be compatible with every application.6
First smartphone from a Japanese manufacturer to feature Dolby Digital Plus:As
of April 2013, based on research by Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
(7) Network Attached Storage (NAS): A remote access-compatible media server
that enables data and files to be shared among a network at home
About Fujitsu Limited
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT)
company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100
countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of
society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated
revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March
31, 2013 For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
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