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Fujitsu Spotlights New Smartphone at MWC 2012

Debut of high-spec quad-core smartphone sample model

Fujitsu Limited

Tokyo, February 22, 2012

Fujitsu today announced that it will showcase sample units and demonstrate its new ultra-high-spec smartphone at Fujitsu's booth (Courtyard CY15) at Mobile World Congress 2012, to be held from February 27 to March 1, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. The new smartphone—which boasts a quad-core CPU and features long battery life and high-bandwidth to download videos and games—was designed in response to the spread of LTE, WiMAX, and other high-speed communications networks. This model's development is intended to address the increasingly heavy data loads that mobile devices are required to handle so that users can fully enjoy content and speeds comparable to that of video game consoles.

Information and communications technologies (ICT) of the future will put humans at the center of all activities, in which Fujitsu is confident that mobile devices will play an essential role. In line with this vision, Fujitsu has focused its development efforts on producing the world's easiest-to-use smartphones. Based on Fujitsu's "Human-Centric Technology" concept, the company aims to position smartphones as a close-at-hand tool that supports people's everyday activities. By leveraging a broad range of proprietary cutting-edge technologies, from semiconductors to supercomputers, Fujitsu looks to bring to fruition its vision of Human-Centric Technology.

As demonstrated by the Raku-Raku (easy-to-use) mobile phone series, which recently broke past a milestone of 20 million units sold in Japan, Fujitsu has focused on developing a portfolio of unique universal design technologies that make smartphones easier to view, easier to hear, and easier to use when speaking. The company has also brought to bear its industry-leading water-resistant capabilities. The lateral application of these technologies has served to greatly differentiate Fujitsu's products from those of competitors, and Fujitsu's smartphones have been received with great acclaim.

As a result of the spread of LTE, WiMAX and other high-speed communications networks, along with the accompanying increase in data-heavy content, Fujitsu keenly understands the customer demands for products that feature both fast processing performance and long battery life. To meet these needs, Fujitsu has developed a Tegra 3-based smartphone with world-class speed and long battery life.

 The new handset

Quad-Core Smartphone Sample Unit

  • CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 3 (Maximum 1.5Ghz Quad Core + Companion Core(1)) + 12GPU
  • Screen size: 4.6 inches
  • Camera resolution: 13.1 megapixels
  • Water-resistant and dust-resistant
  • Equipped with fingerprint sensor
  • OS: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Fujitsu Booth at Mobile World Congress 2012

Courtyard CY15 at the Mobile World Congress 2012 exhibition in Fira Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain.

 


  • [1] Companion core

    Tegra 3's fifth 'companion' core enables ultra-low power consumption, while advanced quad-core processors drive record-breaking performance and long battery life.

About NVIDIA

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999. Today, its processors power a broad range of products from smart phones to supercomputers. NVIDIA's mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems. PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create visual effects in movies and design everything from golf clubs to jumbo jets. And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high-performance computing. The company holds more than 2,200 patents worldwide, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing. For more information, see www.nvidia.com.

About Fujitsu

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: 22 February, 2012
City: Tokyo
Company: Fujitsu Limited