Fujitsu Launches ARROWS A SoftBank 202F
Smartphone featuring ultra-long-lasting battery life for over two days of usage
on a single charge
Tokyo, June 26, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu today introduced the new
ARROWS A SoftBank 202F from Fujitsu Mobile Communications. The new smartphone
will be available in Japan from SoftBank retailers beginning June 28, 2013.
To deliver one of the most sought after features by smartphone users -
long-lasting battery life - ARROWS A SoftBank 202F comes equipped with a
high-capacity battery, over 3,000 mAh, along with Fujitsu's energy-saving
Human Centric Engine. The result is a smartphone that provides long battery
life on a single charge, lasting over two days(1). With the handset's
beautiful 5.0-inch full HD display (1,920 x 1,080) and support for Full-Seg HD
broadcasts(2), users can fully enjoy video in stunning detail on this
large-screen. This advanced smartphone brings together a host of other
high-spec capabilities, including a 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU that delivers
breathtaking performance, as well as a high-resolution 13.1 megapixel camera
that anybody can use to easily capture high-quality photographs.
The rapid spread of smartphones, together with the development of increasingly
advanced features and ever-richer content have led to a demand for battery life
that will allow users to enjoy these capabilities and content over long periods
without being concerned about battery life. Thanks to its high-capacity battery
exceeding 3,000 mAh and Fujitsu's Human Centric Engine, which helps users
conserve power, ARROWS A SoftBank 202F delivers over two days of battery life
on a single charge. Moreover, the handset's stunning 5.0-inch full HD
display and other high-spec functions allow users to fully enjoy the benefits
of a smartphone in their daily lives. To deliver an easy-to-carry form factor,
a feature that is becoming essential among large-screen smartphones, the unit
measures 69mm wide, making it one of the industry's narrowest smartphones
to feature a 5.0-inch display. The ARROWS A SoftBank 202F is available in four
colors: Grace Blue, Pink, Black, and White.
1. High-capacity battery exceeding 3,000 mAh and Human Centric Engine for over
two days of battery life on a single charge
By bringing together a high-capacity battery exceeding 3,000 mAh and
Fujitsu's Human Centric Engine, which leverages sensing technology to
detect the status of the device and its user, ARROWS A SoftBank 202F delivers
over two days of battery life on a single charge. This means users can enjoy a
wide variety of content without having to worry about running out of battery.
The smartphone's Human Centric Engine provides support for a host of
convenient features, such as Super Clear mode, which automatically adjusts the
brightness and contrast of the screen for optimal visibility, even if the
screen is under direct sunlight and difficult to read, and Flip to Switch Ring
to Silent mode, which makes it easy to quickly turn off unwanted ringtones or
vibration alarms during a meeting or other scenarios by simply flipping the
2. 5.0-inch full HD display and Full-Seg HD broadcasts
With a full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display that features among the highest
resolutions of its class of smartphones, ARROWS A SoftBank 202F can render
high-quality images and small text in crisp detail. The smartphone also
supports Full-Seg HD broadcasts, which offer 36 times the resolution of One-Seg
broadcasts, making it possible to enjoy full HD-quality digital terrestrial TV
3. Excellent performance through a 1.7 GHz quad-core CPU
The smartphone comes equipped with the latest high-performance Snapdragon(TM)
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 or when playing a
4. A 13.1 megapixel camera with Perfect Tuning and a large 64 GB internal
With Fujitsu's original Perfect Tuning functionality, users can capture
bright, vivid photos while letting the smartphone's camera do all the
work. As such, the camera is able to automatically adjust to the optimal color
levels in any environment. Moreover, the handset's Zero Shutter Capture
mode eliminates the feeling of time lag when shooting photos, making it easy
for users to quickly capture a shot the instant the shutter button is pressed.
The phone also supports HDR synthesis for capturing vivid photos and videos
when trying to avoid glare. Featuring 64 GB of internal memory(3), among the
highest capacity for its class of smartphones, ARROWS A SoftBank 202F provides
ample space for users to save photo and video content.
5. Securely guards important user data with a smart fingerprint sensor and
SoftBank mail-compatible privacy mode
ARROWS A SoftBank 202F features a smart fingerprint sensor, one of
Fujitsu's signature advanced security features. After pre-registering the
user's fingerprint, the technology makes it possible to quickly release
the phone's security lock without the need to enter a correct swipe
pattern or password. Located at an easy to access place on the back of the
phone, the new sensor contains a switch that can turn the smartphone's
screen on and off, making the process of turning on the screen and releasing
its security lock easier than ever. In addition, the phone's privacy mode
supports SoftBank mail, thereby helping to provide even more robust security
for important user data.
6. Full-spec capabilities
The smartphone comes with a host of features and high-performance
capabilities, including water-resistant (IPX5/8) and dust-resistant (IP5X)
technology(4), DLNA(R) that supports remote access-enabled DTCP+, a
scratch-resistant "Ultra Toughguard plus" coating that is also
resistant to peeling, NFC, Osaifu-Keitai(R), and infrared communications.
(1) Battery life lasting more than two days on a single charge: Actual
recorded battery life under normal usage conditions (according to research
conducted by Fujitsu)
(2) Full-Seg HD broadcasts: Does not support Full-Seg quality video recording.
Video is recorded in One-Seg resolution.
(3) 64 GB of internal memory: The smartphone comes with approximately 52 GB of
available memory at the time of purchase.
(4) Water-resistant (IPX5/8) and dust-resistant (IP5X) technology: The IPX5
designation indicates that the mobile phone can normally function after being
sprayed with water from a nozzle with a diameter of 6.3 mm at a rate of 12.5
liters per minute from a distance of approximately 3 meters for a period of at
least 3 minutes. The IPX8 designation indicates, in the case of the 202F, that
the mobile phone functions normally after being immersed in room-temperature
tap water to a depth of 1.5 meters for approximately 30 minutes.
IP5X indicates that the mobile phone can be left in an environment with dust
particles with a diameter of 75 micro-m or less for 8 hours, and continue to
function and be used safely.
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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