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iPhone 5C and 5S are Coming to Japan on Sept. 20 via NTT DOCOMO

iPhone 5C and 5S are Coming to Japan on Sept. 20 via NTT DOCOMO

Apple has signed a contract with Japan’s NTT DOCOMO according to which it will be introducing its iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in th...

Sep 11 2013, 9:08am CDT

iPhone 3G priced by Softbank in Japan

In early June Softbank announced that they will be bringing the iPhone 3G to Japan. Today the Japanese carrier revealed the pri...

Jun 23 2008, 1:31pm CDT

Softbank brings 3G iPhone to Japan

Softbank Mobile Corp. announced today in a very brief statement that the company has signed an agreement with Apple to bring th...

Jun 4 2008, 5:00am CDT

NTT DoCoMo launches 704i Mobile Phone Series

NTT DoCoMo launches 704i Mobile Phone Series

Japanese NTT DoCoMo launches a new generation of mobile phones in Japan. As always the new phones come from different manufac...

Jul 4 2007, 4:20am CDT

New Vodafone Toshiba 705T 3G Mobile Phone

New Vodafone Toshiba 705T 3G Mobile Phone

Vodafone in Japan (soon to be called Softbank Mobile) announces the Toshiba 705T 3G mobile phone in Japan. The new 3G handset...

Jun 1 2006, 1:29am CDT

Sharp AQUOS 905SH 'One Seg' Digital TV Mobile Phone

Sharp AQUOS 905SH 'One Seg' Digital TV Mobile Phone

Vodafone, soon to be called Softbank Mobile Corp., announces in Japan the Sharp AQUOS 905SH digital terrestrial TV mobile phone...

May 18 2006, 3:24am CDT

Japan: Vodafone K.K. Changes Name to Softbank Mobile Corp.

Japan: Vodafone K.K. Changes Name to Softbank Mobile Corp.

Softbank announces the new name for their recently acquired mobile phone business from Vodafone. Starting October 1st, the Japa...

May 18 2006, 1:47am CDT

NTT DoCoMo Postpones Nokia NM850iG FOMA 3G Phone

As reported DoCoMo announced the Nokia NM850iG on February 15th. Now they issued a press-release that says that the launch plan...

Feb 22 2006, 7:21am EST

Super 3G versus 4G High Speed Mobile Technology

NTT DoCoMo, Vodafone and about 20 other companies have joined to standardize the new 'Super 3G' high speed wireless technology....

Jan 3 2005, 10:38am EST

New NTT Docomo 3G F901iC Fingerprint Sensor Phone

New NTT Docomo 3G F901iC Fingerprint Sensor Phone

NTT Docomo introduces another feature-packed FOMA 3G mobile phone - F901iC. The F901iC features the FeliCa payment chip, fing...

Dec 20 2004, 8:49am EST

Vodafone introduces 7 new 3G Phones

Vodafone introduces 7 new 3G Phones

Vodafone will introduce seven new 3G mobile phones in Japan. Planned for the Christmas period, the new Vodafone portfolio co...

Sep 24 2004, 2:07am EST

NTT DoCoMo launches WLAN 3G N900iL Mobile Phone

NTT DoCoMo launches WLAN 3G N900iL Mobile Phone

NTT DoCoMo announced today a dual network 3G FOMA® handset that runs on both FOMA and wireless LAN networks. The N900iL, which...

Jul 13 2004, 4:55am EST

First Mobile Phone with optical Zoom Sharp V602SH

First Mobile Phone with optical Zoom Sharp V602SH

Vodafone KK in Japan announced to sell the new Sharp PDC handset V602SH, which according to Vodafone is the first mobile phone...

Jul 2 2004, 9:09am EST

NTT DoCoMo introduces new 3G Mobile Phone D900i

NTT DoCoMo introduces new 3G Mobile Phone D900i

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today the nationwide release of the D900i, the newest model in the 3G FOMA® 900i series, on June 23,...

Jun 21 2004, 5:49am EST

Vodafone Japan Shows New Koto Mobile Phone

Vodafone Japan Shows New Koto Mobile Phone

The Vodafone KOTO (V303T) is designed to resemble the koto a Japanese traditional musical instrument. The KOTO Mobile phone ha...

Apr 29 2004, 12:05am EST

Vodafone Japan launches Global Mobile MMS

Vodafone Japan launches Global Mobile MMS

Vodafone Customers in Japan can now exchange Sha-mail with mobile users overseas. More precisely on March 18th if you happen...

Mar 13 2004, 12:05am EST

New Vodafone V301SH and V302T Mobile Phones

New Vodafone V301SH and V302T Mobile Phones

Vodafone in Japan releases two new Mobile Phones. The V301SH is made by Sharp and features a 310,000 pixel Camera and a 2.2"...

Jan 22 2004, 9:02am EST

New Sanyo V801SA 3G Slider Phone

New Sanyo V801SA 3G Slider Phone

Vodafone introduces (raw translation) in Japan the New Sanyo V801SA Slider Phone. The Sanyo V801SA features a 2.2inch screen...

Nov 13 2003, 10:06pm EST

Vodafone Japan announces TV Mobile Phone

Vodafone Japan announces TV Mobile Phone

Visit I4U Gadget Gallery: See this Gadget in BIG! Vodafone KK, formerly J-Phone Co., announces that in early December it will...

Oct 16 2003, 12:09am EST