DoCoMo announces new Android devices with V-High multimedia broadcasting service in Japan

NTT DoCoMo announced today two Android -compatible mobile devices, the docomo NEXT series AQUOS PHONE SH-06D smartphone and the docomo Tablet MEDIAS TAB N-06D, Japan’s first devices compatible with V-High multimedia broadcasting service. The smartphone and tablet will be sold in Japan only from March and April respectively.

Users of the two devices will be able to watch mmbi, NOTTV, a mobile multimedia broadcasting station that will begin operating in Japan on April 1.

The Sharp waterproof SH-06D smartphone features a 4.5-inch high-definition glass-less 3D display with a 1.2 GHz dual core CPU. It comes with a tabletop holder equipped with a built-in antenna that enables viewing of multimedia broadcasts while the smartphone is charging in the holder. The SH-06D smartphone is compatible with DoComo’s Osaifu-Keitai mobile-wallet services and can receive existing one-seg” mobile TV.

The N-06D tablet, the world’s thinnest (9.9 mm) waterproof tablet, is compatible with DoComo’s Xi LTE service. It boasts a large 7-inch WXGA high-definition display weighs just 350 grams and is equipped with high-quality audio speakers. It also runs on a 1.2 GHz dual core CPU and is compatible with both Osaifu-Keitai and one-seg services.

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