Fujitsu today announced that its new smartphone, docomo with series F-03D for Girls, will be available from NTT DOCOMO, Inc. throughout Japan beginning January 20, 2012.
F-03D for Girls has been designed in collaboration with Popteen, a popular Japanese fashion magazine for teenage girls. Popteen's cute designs have been integrated into the smartphone, such as the home key's ribbon motif that is popular with girls, and the heart-shaped lace pattern around the camera. In addition, several different original phone covers are included, so users can enjoy dressing up their smartphone according to their mood.
F-03D for Girls is a water-resistant smartphone loaded with fun content in a cute design aimed at young teenage girls. The smartphone comes preinstalled with Popteen original wallpaper and widgets. It is also equipped with a photo decoration application that, like "purikura" photo booths, allows users to decorate their photos with handwriting and stamps.
Amid a rapidly expanding smartphone market in Japan, the demand for products geared towards young girls is also increasing. F-03D for Girls was developed to provide this audience with an exceptionally user-friendly and versatile smartphone in an attractive design.
F-03D for Girls comes with a premium stylus that enables users to write intricate Japanese characters that are difficult to write using touch operation with one's finger. Using the stylus with the handwritten diary (Tegaki Diary) application freely allows handwritten input and the posting of photos, just like an analog pocket planner.
It is also equipped with many enjoyable handwriting applications, such as handwritten memo (Tegaki Memo), which enables users to choose from among a variety cute of design templates and original handwritten fonts, allowing users to create their own unique fonts from their handwriting.
Compatible with "Okudake-Juden"(1) wireless recharging (translated as "Just By Placing" wireless recharging), the smartphone can be recharged by simply placing it on the wireless charger, thus eliminating the physical process of connecting the handset with a wire-based charger. More stores and restaurants throughout Japan are expected to become equipped with "Okudake-Juden" to enable wireless recharging.
In addition to cute and convenient applications, F-03D for Girls is also water-resistant and equipped with one-segment TV broadcast, mobile wallet (Osaifu Keitai), and infrared communication function making it a great choice for girls who are first-time users. F-03D for Girls is available in the color Truly Pink, which was actually created with the support of Popteen's models.
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The design was produced in collaboration with popular teen magazine Popteen. The design features cute design motifs, such as ribbon and lace, and comes preinstalled with original wallpaper and applications. Handset covers in different colors are also included.
Beautiful shining lights illuminate the body of the smartphone, and the back of the handset is also awash in the colors of these illuminations. Users are able to select the colors and patterns of the lights that are activated, for example, when incoming messages arrive.
The rounded casing of the smartphone is made to fit perfectly in the hands of young teenage girls. Easy to operate with one hand, the smartphone is 59mm in width.
With the 1.3 megapixel interior camera, users are able to take self-portraits. By using the stylus with the photo decoration application, users can accentuate and enhance their shots.
By using the digital print book application, users can easily manage the decorated photo images they have taken. Users are free to affix decorations, such as stamps and graffiti, in the same way as genuine "purikura" photo booth books.
As it is equipped with a 1.3 megapixel interior camera, the smartphone's screen can also be used as a mirror.
The smartphone is equipped with makeup, fashion, and nail applications that make being stylish even more fun. Furthermore, application ranking support allows users to instantly obtain the most popular applications.
It comes preinstalled with a large selection of adorable Deco-mail pictograms from popular Deco-mail sites. Users can also create their own original handwritten Deco-mail, as well as original fonts.
The smartphone is water-resistant and equipped with one-segment TV broadcast, mobile wallet (Osaifu Keitai), infrared communication function, and an electronic dictionary.
The smartphone comes equipped with the "Beauty Body Clinic" feature, which monitors body posture using Fujitsu's sensing technology. Presenting advice under the supervision of the Miss Universe Japan Beauty School, a stretching and training exercise menu helps users keep their bodies in top shape.
The "Sukkiri Alarm Clock" feature, which combines an accelerometer with a microphone, monitors users' body movements, breathing patterns, and wakefulness while they are asleep. When sleep is detected to be at its lightest point, the alarm is activated thus enabling users to start the day refreshed and looking their best. "Sukkiri" means "refreshed" in English.
It is also equipped with a popular pedometer and activity monitoring system, "Karada Life," which shows the number of steps users take daily in a graphic chart and gives health-maintenance advice, enabling users to have fun while staying fit.
Size: 121 × 59 × 10.9 mm (11.4 mm at thickest point)
Weight: Approximately 120 g
Continuous Standby Time:
Approx. 470 hours in FOMA 3G
Approx. 290 hours in GSM
Continuous Talk Time:
Approx. 320 minutes in FOMA 3G voice mode
Approx. 350 minutes in GSM voice mode
Main Display: 3.7-inch TFT color LCD WVGA (480 × 800 pixels)
Back side (exterior): 8.1 megapixel effective resolution, CMOS sensor
Front side (interior): 1.3 megapixel effective resolution
Color: Truly Pink
NTT DoCoMo's wireless battery charger function that is compliant with the WPC standard.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Over 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.5 trillion yen (US$55 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com
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Date: 13 January, 2012
Company: Fujitsu Limited
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