Tokyo, July 23, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NTT DOCOMO, INC., a personalized mobile solutions provider for smarter living, announced today that its Raku-Raku ("easy-easy") SMART PHONE lineup of easy-to-use mobile phones for beginners will introduce the Raku-Raku SMART PHONE PREMIUM F-09E, the first model in this unique series to be equipped for Google Play, in the Japanese market between late September and early October.
The new model inherits the highly simplified usability and operability features of its predecessor, including extra-large screen fonts and "Raku-Raku Touch Panel" with tactile response similar to a conventional phone keypad. Newly added compatibility with Google Play will enable users to download and enjoy favorite applications for enhanced mobility. The Raku-Raku SMART PHONE PREMIUM F-09E comes in a stylishly designed body and has an extra-bright screen for easy visibility. Also, it takes excellent images thanks to improved camera-sensor sensitivity and a high-intensity flash.
DOCOMO launched its first Raku-Raku SMART PHONE, the F-12D, in August 2012 for users unfamiliar with touchscreen operations. Features such as extra-legible menus and tactile soft keys have made the phone very popular among first-time smartphone users.
* This device is under development, and the specifications are subject to change.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is a world-leading mobile operator and growing provider of comprehensive services centered on mobility. The company serves over 60 million customers in Japan via advanced wireless networks, including a nationwide 3G network and one of the world's first commercial LTE networks. Leveraging its unique capabilities as a mobile operator, DOCOMO is a leading developer of cutting-edge technologies for NFC mobile payments, mobile GPS, mobile TV, intuitive mobile assistance, environmental monitoring, smart grids and much more. Overseas, the company provides technical and operational expertise to eight mobile operators and other partner companies. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. Please visit www.nttdocomo.com for more information.
Source: NTT DOCOMO
Eijun Tanaka or So Hiroki
Public Relations Department
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