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HTC Infobar A02 Android Smartphone with iida UI 2.0 Announced for Japan’s KDDI au (Specs, Pics, Video)

January 26, 2013

KDDI au announced the HTC Infobar A02 Android smartphone for the Japanese market. If the handset’s unique aesthetics look familiar, it’s because it was designed by Naoto Fukasawa, the same industrial designer who imagined the simplistic, yet colorful Infobar A01 and Infobar C02 phones. His creations are certainly one of a kind and tend...
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HTC Sense 5.0 Screenshots (Images)

January 22, 2013

We’ve already seen in-the-wild photos of the upcoming HTC M7 Android smartphone with the upgraded Sense 5.0 user interface, which were then followed by a picture of the Verizon HTC Droid DNA running a leaked ROM with the same UI. Now, we have a few screenshots of the upcoming Sense 5 update to drool...
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NTT Docomo Announces 2013 Spring Lineup of Android Smartphones for Japan (Specs, Images)

January 22, 2013

NTT DoCoMo just announced its Spring 2013 Collection of Android smartphones for the Japanese market. The upcoming lineup consists of nine noteworthy devices from various manufacturers like Sharp, NEC, Sony, Fujitsu, Panasonic, Huawei and LG. We’ve got handsets equipped with large 720p & 1080p displays, Snapdragon S4 Pro & Tegra 3 chipsets, 16 megapixel...
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LG Optimus G Pro L-04E Android Phone with 5-inch 1080p Display Appears for Japan’s NTT Docomo (Specs, Image)

January 18, 2013

Move over Optimus G and Google Nexus 4, the LG Optimus G Pro L-04E Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-powered super-phone has just leaked. The OG Pro is headed to Japan’s NTT Docomo with similar specs to the aforementioned handsets, however, this one has a few upgraded features up its sleeve, including a 5-inch 1080p Full...
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Sharp 6.1-inch WQXGA 2560×1600 IGZO Smartphone Display Prototype Eyes-On at CES 2013 (Video)

January 17, 2013

Sharp displayed its 6.1-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) IGZO mobile display prototype at CES 2013. That’s the same resolution found on the 10-inch Nexus 10 Android tablet, but in a much smaller display size, which translates to a pixel density of nearly 500ppi. Keep in mind, Sharp showed off its 5-inch 1080p “prototype” display just months...
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Sharp Aquos IGZO Android Smartphones Demo (Video)

January 17, 2013

This is a quick rundown from CES 2013 of Sharp’s two Android smartphones with IGZO display technology. IGZO screens promise ultra low power consumption and high sensitivity. The first phone in the demo is called the Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E and it recently became available in Japan on carrier NTT Docomo. The second, the...
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Huawei Ascend D2 5-inch 1080p Screened Android Smartphone Hands On at CES 2013 (Video)

January 11, 2013
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The Ascend Mate phablet took most of the spotlight, literally, with its massive 6.1-inch display, at Huawei’s booth at CES 2013, but the company based out of China also unveiled another flagship Android smartphone worthy of coverage – the Ascend D2. In our demo video above, you’ll learn all about the Ascend D2′s features,...
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Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E Hits NTT Docomo in Japan on November 28 (Specs, Video)

November 27, 2012

Today, Fujitsu announced the Arrows V F-04E Android smartphone for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with availability scheduled for tomorrow, November 28. As far as hardware goes, the F-04E will be one of the most feature-rich handsets on the market, as it sports top of the line specs in nearly every category. Speaking of high-end...
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SoftBank Set to Buy 70% Stake in Sprint for $20.1 Billion

October 17, 2012

Japanese provider SoftBank will indeed acquire a 70% stake in Sprint for $20.1 billion – that’s $12.1 billion in cash and $8 billion in new shares. Sprint will use SoftBank’s experience to strengthen the deployment of its 4G LTE network. Sprint has been struggling to stay afloat in recent years, so this could be...
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Sharp 5-inch 1080p FHD 443ppi Smartphone Display Prototype First Look (CEATEC 2012 Video)

October 12, 2012

Sharp showcased its upcoming 5-inch 1080p FHD (1920×1080) prototype display with 443ppi (pixel density) at CEATEC 2012 in Chiba, Japan. Release information is currently lacking, but Sharp claims it’s already mass-producing this full HD mobile display, so early 2013 seems like a good launch point for consumer devices. We imagine Android smartphones or phablets...
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Huawei Ascend HW-01E Hands-on from CEATEC 2012 (Video)

October 12, 2012

This is a quick hands-on video of the Huawei Ascend HW-01E Android smartphone for NTT Docomo. The handset sports a 4.5-inch 720p HD display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal storage, 13 megapixel rear camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 1750mAh battery, 4G LTE, NOTTV, One-Seg, Osaifu Keitai, and Android 4.0 Ice...
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HUAWEI LTE Collection Runway Show for Ascend HW-01E & GT01 at CEATEC Japan 2012 (Video)

October 12, 2012

Huawei put on a runway show for their LTE collection at CEATEC 2012 in Japan. They didn’t show too many devices, but their main focus of the conference was on the Mediapad 10 FHD GT01 Android tablet and the Ascend HW-01E Android smartphone. Mediapad 10 FHD GT01 Specs: 10.1-inch UXGA 1920×1200 IPS display, 1.5GHz...
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KDDI Palm Print Authentication Android App on HTC J (Video)

October 11, 2012

We’ve seen smartphones integrated with facial recognition technology and fingerprint readers in the past. Well, this brief clip from CEATEC 2012 shows a demo of KDDI’s new palm print authentication app for Android smartphones. It essentially allows users to unlock their devices using the rear camera and an app that registers and scans your...
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Kyocera Urbano Progresso with Smart Sonic Receiver (Video)

October 11, 2012

In this video from CEATEC 2012, we take a look at the Kyocera Urbano Progresso smartphone. While the handset sports a 4-inch WVGA OLED display, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, an 8 megapixel camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the key feature of the device is its Smart Sonic Receiver. Using tissue conduction audio technology,...
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NTT Docomo Demos iBeam and Grip UI at CEATEC 2012 (Video)

October 10, 2012

At CEATEC 2012 in Japan, NTT Docomo demonstrated prototype eye tracking software and a new gesture-based user interface, respectively called iBeam and Grip UI. Check them out in action in the video above. ibeam This amazing concept user interface for tablets makes it possible to scroll a browser screen or turn pages of a...
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