NTT's First P506iC I-mode Smart-Card Handset

Posted: Jul 8 2004, 2:42am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:41pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


NTT's First P506iC i-mode Smart-Card Handset
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NTT DoCoMo launches i-mode FeliCa Service for mobile wallet applications and market the company's first i-mode smart-card handset, the mova® P506iC, beginning on July 10, 2004.

The Felica Chip enables users in Japan to buy train tickets, debit card (electronic money) and credit card-based withdrawals and transactions, and personal identification.

The P506iC features a LCD display that can be rotated 360 degrees for use at various angles, including a wide-angle viewfinder/display at 90 degrees. The handset also comes with a CCD camera with an effective resolution of 1.95 mega pixels, recorded resolution of 1.92 mega pixels, and a digital zoom (20x) and also features a Flash.
The P506iC measures 111 x 50 x 26 mm and supports miniSD card.
More details in NTT DoCoMo Press-Release and read also WirelessWatch Japan.

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