Japan gets mini version of Xperia Z1

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Sony on Thursday confirmed the upcoming availability of the Xperia Z1f, a smaller version of the flagship Z1 smartphone. The internal hardware is largely unchanged; we’re still looking at a top-tier Android experience. The Z1f runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 2.3GHZ quad-core ...

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5-inch Samsung Galaxy J headed for Japan, leak indicates

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Samsung will soon introduce a 5-inch Galaxy J smartphone for the Japanese market, reports RBMen. According to a leaked brochure, the handset will be a quad-core experience with 3GB RAM. Aside from the impressive hardware, other details are said to include Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and ...

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LG Optimus G Pro announced for Japan

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Just a few short days after hitting our collective radars, the LG Optimus G Pro has been officially announced. As expected NTT DoCoMo is the first carrier to offer the smartphone, having listed it with nearly one dozen other devices in the middle of our (U.S.) night. Specifications are right on ...

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NTT DOCOMO announces sixteen Android 4.0 phones and a tablet

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The Japanese carrier schedules seventeen devices for June through August.

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FIRST! NTT DOCOMO Jumps Gun, Announces Galaxy Nexus for November

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With less than a full day between now and the official announcement, the Japanese carrier gives us a launch time frame and full specs.

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NTT DOCOMO Unveils Host of Android Devices for 2011-2012

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The Japanese carrier has at least 24 new devices expected through early 2012, including a number of Android products.

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NTT DOCOMO Announces Pair of LTE-Ready Tablets

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced a pair of Android tablets which support their next-gen LTE service, Xi (pronounced “Crossy”) today in the GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01Dand ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D.  ” in the middle of October.  Both are due in October, run Android 3.2, and feature 10.1-inch ...

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NTT DOCOMO Announces Trio of Android Handsets for Japan

NTT DOCOMO just unveiled a boatload of new handsets and devices due in Japan over the next few months. Among the 28 product announcements were three new Android smart phones.

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NTT DoCoMo to Begin Testing eBook Service with Android Phones

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced earlier today that they will be conducting trials for their e-book distribution service starting in late October and wrapping in late December.

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NTT DoCoMo’s Best Selling Smart Phone Ever is Probably Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

We’ve given the Sony Ericsson Xperia a rough go at things here on the site and on some of our podcasts.  To sum things up we’d have to say we’re disappointed all around.  We wish it was more responsive in their Mediascape and Timescape apps, we wish it had something newer than ...

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NTT DOCOMO to Launch SE Xperia X10 in Japanese Market

NTT DOCOMO, the Japanese telecommunications giant, announced today their launch of the Docomo Smartphone Xperia™, manufactured by Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications.  This is the handset known as the Xperia™ X10 in markets outside Japan. The astonishing Android handset will be available ...

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Sharp Getting on the Android Bandwagon

According to a company executive, Sharp Corp. plans to offer Android-based handsets in Japan as early as the first half of 2010. Masami Ohbatake made the announcement during a report on Wednesday although he didn’t specifically outline which carrier(s) will offer the handsets. The report ...

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Sike! KTF Ain’t Working on No Android Devices

It’s been a matter of hours since we reported that founding Open Handset Alliance member NTT DoCoMo is working on an Android handset with KT Freetel (KTF).  We were expecting a device in 2009 for  20% less cost than current, run-of-the-mill smartphones.  The truth is, we can probably ...

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NTT DoCoMo Developing Android Handset for Next Year

Japan’s top wireless provider, NTT DoCoMo Inc. is working with partner KTF Co (South Korea) to develop a smartphone using Google’s Android software.  According to  the Nikkei business daily, it’s slated to happen next year. NTT DoCoMo is a founding member of the Open Handset ...

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34 Weeks of OHA: #17

Company Name: NTT DoCoMo How the OHA site classifies them: Mobile Operator What the OHA site says about them: NTT DoCoMo is the world’s leading mobile communications operator, with 53 million customers, of which 40 million use the 3G/ FOMA service based on W-CDMA technology. What they do: ...

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