NTT DoCoMo today unveiled its new 905i and 705i ranges of phones. Amongst these phones are 12 new Symbian MOAP phones from Fujitsu, Mitsubishi, Sharp, Sony Ericsson and Nokia. The 905i range are DoCoMo's high end phones with features such as in-built GPS, enhanced international roaming, support for Flash Lite 3 and advanced multimedia support. Read on for more.
You'll remember that Symbian launched two major new technologies at their Smartphone Show? Both have now gotten Flash video explanations on the Symbian web site. Here are the links to the pages for ScreenPlay and FreeWay. Good stuff and both technologies are now a whole lot clearer.
Symbian has announced two key technologies for the next generation of Symbian OS-powered smartphones, ensuring that superfast mobile broadband and complex interface, video and gaming requirements won't be a problem for the smartphones of 2008 and beyond. Read on for the full press release about the new ScreenPlay and FreeWay and for official reaction from Symbian licensees. And we'll have a video podcast up shortly with a full interview.
Symbian has finalised its agenda and show layout for its annual Smartphone Show in London, on 16-17th October at the ExCeL centre. Listed below are some of the last minute speaker sign ups and some thumbnails, plus links. The show is free to attend, as is the AAS pub meet on the evening of the 15th, details to be announced, but the prize list is pretty impressive....(!) Oh, and keep the evening of the 16th free as well - watch this space.
Symbian today announced that 18.7 million Symbian OS handsets shipped in Q2 2007, a year on year increase of 52%. There are now 122 Symbian models in the market (up from 86 this time last year) with a further 62 in development (55 last year). Cumulatively 145 million Symbian OS phones have been shipped.
NTT DoCoMo announced the new 704i Series of FOMA phones; four of these phones run the MOAP on Symbian software platform. The D704i (Mitsubishi), the F704i (Fujitsu), the SH704i (Sharp) and the S0704i (Sony Ericsson) are mid to high range phones with a number of unique features.
NTT DoCoMo today announced that the SO903iMOAP on Symbian handset has started shipping in Japan. The SO903i is a Mobile TV handset (one segment technology) and features a BRAVIA banded 3 inch wide WQVGA screen along with a 2 megapixel camera and the usual music playback features. You can see the SO903i in action in on of our previous videocasts .
Symbian has announced their 2007 Smartphone Show, at the usual ExceL centre, on Oct 16/17th, along with a new web site for the event. All About Symbian will be there in force, of course, with an extra gathering, details to be announced.
NTT DoCoMo has launched and shipped the Sharp FOMA SH904i, based on Symbian OS and the MOAP platform. The SH904i is equipped with a touchpad to give 'an operational feel similar to a PC', and a 3" widescreen. Glossy pic below...
In a dazzling array of innovative hardware (twisting screens, dual displays, etc.), Rafe looks at some of the more recent Symbian MOAP phones from Japan, in AAS video podcast number 14. You can watch in the page itself, download in MP4 format or subscribe via RSS. Phones featured include the D903i, D800i DS, SO903i, SH903iTV, F903iX and D903iTV.
As mentioned in Symbian's Q1 figures more than 20 million phones running on Symbian OS have now been shipped in Japan (that's around 16% of total Symbian shipments). There's an amusing, 'Boo Hoo for You', cartoon available on YouTube (embedded in the full story) celebrating this milestone. Two cartoon characters remind us that Japan remains the cutting edge market - smellphones, biometrics and mobile wallets are all the rage!
Symbian have released their Q1 2007 figures, highlights include a total of 15.9 million phones shipped in the first 3 months of the year, cumulative shipments of 126.4 million and cumulative shipments in Japan of 20 million Symbian OS phones.
NTT DoCoMo today unveiled its FOMA 904i Series and three out of five of these phones run MOAP on Symbian OS. The D904i (Mitsubishi) features an accelerometer, the F904i (Fujitsu) has a tilting screen for Mobile TV and the the SH904i (Sharp) has a 6 colour filter screen for improved outdoors viewing. Each also supports a comprehensive range of services.