KDDI Announces New Lineup of au Mobile Phones - Wide Range of Models Suit Customer Lifestyles, such as Phones with Detailed Focus on Music

KDDI Corporation
Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company

January 29, 2009

KDDI and Okinawa Cellular are pleased to announce a new lineup of 12 au mobile phones, available from January 31.

Ten new models will be available, including models that focus on specific features or services, and standard models with extended battery life, for a wide range of choices to suit customer lifestyles. Two previously announced handsets for corporate customers, the E30HT and E05SH, fill out the lineup of 12 models.

The new models include the "Premier³ Walkman® Phone" (Premier cubed), which has the best sound quality through use of Sony Walkman® technology, the "H001 Wooo Keitai" equipped with the world's first [1] 3.1-inch, full-wide VGA IPS LCD screen supporting 3D images, and the "S001 Cyber-shot keitai" equipped with an 8-Mega-pixel camera, the world's first [2] 3.3 inch full-wide VGA organic EL display [3], and dual GSM/CDMA roaming.

Also available will be the "T001 Full-change keitai", a second-generation "Full-Change" model allowing both exterior and interior to be entirely customized, the "CA001" equipped with touch panel for video sports and music, the "SH001" with 8 Mega-pixel high-resolution CCD camera, the "P001 One-Push-Open slim keitai" and the "K001 Secure junior keitai" with safety, security and customization functions.

Finally, the "NS01 Belt-attachment keitai" and the "NS02 Briefcase keitai" are standard models with simple, easy-to-use design and long battery life.

  • [1] Manufacturers for the full-wide 3D VGA LCD handset are being selected as of January, 2009.
  • [2] Manufacturers are being selected as of December, 2008.
  • [3] As a Visual full-wide VGA display.
  • * Walkman and the Walkman logo, Cyber-shot and the Cyber-shot logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • * " Premier³" is a trademark of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.
  • * "Wooo" is a registered trademark of Hitachi, Ltd.
  • * The information contained in the news releases is current at the time of publication.
    Products, service fees, service content and specifications, contact information, and other details are subject to change without notice.

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