NTT Docomo has announced their new partnership with Walt Disney Japan to create the Disney Mobile on Docomo brand. Docomo is an official corporate sponsor at Disneyland Tokyo and DisneySea Tokyo, and “special customer benefits” also will be offered from this spring at both locations for subscribers with the new phones. Yes, they also announced to Android phones under the new brand — the F-08D (that’s the pink model [Read More...]
LG tonight announced that its first 720p Android smarpthone — the LG Optimus LTE — is coming to Japan on NTT Docomo. That follows launches in Korea and (surprise, surprise) the United States, with the latter enjoying phone on AT&T as the Nitro HD. (Read our full review)
NTT Docomo’s also getting a uniqe version of the Optimus LTE. Along with an optional red paint job, it’ll [Read More...]
Until now, Sony’s PlayStation certification has been limited to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and Sony Tablet S, but that may be about to change. According to a recent annoncement by Sony Ericsson Japan, Japanese Xperia Arcs will soon be receiving PlayStation certification through an official software update, as will the Xperia Acro, the Arc’s Japan-only sibling.
The update should allow Arc and Acro to owners enjoy the same catalog of PlayStation [Read More...]
Today, Japanese carrier Softbank introduced 9 new Android phones, one of them an Ice Cream Sandwich device. While most of these will probably not make it to many places outside of Japan, we thought you guys would be interested in seeing what some of these devices feature.
ICS is one of the hottest topics in the Android community right now, and it’s always interesting to see how different devices can be [Read More...]
Sony has officially unveiled the Walkman Z-series, a new line of personal media players running Android, powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2 chips. The 4.3-inch device was on show at IFA 2011 last week, albeit without the official name or branding. The Walkman Z sports a WVGA (800×480) display, 512MB of RAM and between 16 and 64GB of internal storage depending on your chosen model.
Software-wise, you’ve got a skinned version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread, with additional [Read More...]
3D Android phones haven’t really taken off just yet. Even with HTC’s big marketing behind the Evo 3D, and the LG Optimus 3D, we haven’t seen much adoption right out of the gate. It appears that Sharp is staying in the game, though, as they’ve just announced a 3D Android handset that’s headed for Japan’s SoftBank. They’re calling it the Aquos SH8298U, and it actually looks somewhat impressive. The [Read More...]