KDDI Releases ANNIN Infobar Designer Mobile Phone

Posted: Mar 2 2004, 10:00am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:19pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


KDDI releases ANNIN Infobar Designer Mobile Phone
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Japanese carrier KDDI announces new ANNIN (White) INFOBAR designed by its au Design Project.

INFOBAR employs a casing made of magnesium alloy that is 11 mm thick and weighs 87 grams.
The INFOBAR Mobile Phone comes in the following designs:
NISHIKIGOI, a Japanese pond fish, featureing a vigorous red background, with colorful tile keys,
ICHIMATSU featuring a black and white kimono pattern, and
BUILDING, featuring silver tiles gleaming against the dark blue of the night sky.
ANNIN, featuring a fresh and creamy white Annin Tofu almond jelly -like covering.

Manufactured by Sanyo the INFOBAR phone features a 0.3MP Digital Camera and 3MB data storage.
More Details in KDDI Press-Release and KDDI au Homepage (japanese).

About the KDDI au Design Project
KDDI's 'au' design development project was launched in 2001. Every year, the project team announces new concept mobile phone models, the result of collaboration between designers both inside and outside Japan. These models incorporate highly original shapes created from a designer's point of view, and features that lend themselves to new experiences for users. INFOBAR is a product based on a concept model announced in 2001.

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