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Fujitsu Introduces au E09F Mobile Phone

Water-resistant business model supports GLOBAL PASSPORT GSM/CDMA

Fujitsu Limited,Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited

Tokyo, July 06, 2011

Fujitsu today announced that the new E09F mobile phone from Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications will be available in Japan beginning July 11, 2011, through KDDI Corporation and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company.

With support for au's GLOBAL PASSPORT GSM/CDMA services that enable voice communications in 197 countries and regions(1)—covering almost every region in the world—the E09F is a mobile phone for corporate users equipped with remote locking and other security features essential for business, as well as IPX5(2)/IPX7(3)water resistance(4) that enables worry-free operations for business travelers who get caught in the rain.

Background

To respond to the special needs of users who employ their mobile phones as a business tool, including support for the global expansion of businesses and robust security features, Fujitsu has developed the E09F mobile phone for corporate users with the aim of making it the future standard for business mobile phones.

E09F supports au's GLOBAL PASSPORT GSM/CDMA services, which enable the mobile phone to be used outside Japan. In terms of areas with GSM coverage, the mobile phone supports voice communications in 197 countries and regions, and packet communications such as e-mail and EZweb can be used in 153 countries and regions(5). With regard to areas with CDMA coverage, the E09F supports voice communications in 20 countries and regions(6), and packet communications such as e-mail and EZweb can be used in 13 countries and regions(7).

To reduce the risk of information leaks when in use, the mobile phone includes a number of security features that are essential for business, including screen lock functionality. In addition, E09F is equipped with a feature that can remotely lock the mobile phone and delete address book, e-mail, and other data in the event that the mobile phone is lost. As a result, important business information can be safeguarded with certainty.

Moreover, as the E09F is IPX5/IPX7 water-resistant, business travelers do not need to be concerned when they are using the mobile phone and get caught in the rain.

au E09F Mobile Phone

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Product Features

1. Supports business on a global scale

  • Can be used worldwide with GLOBAL PASSPORT GSM/CDMA
    With au's GLOBAL PASSPORT international roaming service (8) that covers all areas with GSM and CDMA coverage, users can talk, check e-mails, and browse the Internet when abroad with the same phone number and mobile handset that they are accustomed to using in Japan. For business travelers who need to go abroad at a moment's notice, E09F actively supports users' business activities without requiring any additional procedures.

2. Security features

  • Memory wipe, remote lock/wipe
    In the event that the mobile phone is lost inside or outside Japan, it is equipped with a lock that can be remotely activated from a PC, as well as a data-deletion function that wipes address book, e-mails, and other data stored on the mobile phone, thereby ensuring the protection of critical customer and business data.
  • Privacy filter
    Pressing the "Privacy Filter" button for an extended time activates a special mode that prevents bystanders from reading the screen.

3. Water resistance

  • IPX5/IPX7
    The mobile phone boasts IPX5/IPX7-rated performance that enables worry-free operations even during a sudden rainstorm. Meeting these standards ensures that users can make phone calls and check e-mails regardless of the weather.

4. Convenient features

  • Electronic dictionaries
    E09F comes loaded with six dictionaries that are useful in Japan and abroad to help prevent typos when composing e-mail messages. Additional dictionaries can be downloaded (9) from the manufacturer's website.
  • Quick-access menu
    Pressing the "quick" key activates the multi-play menu and frequently used menus. This makes it easy to launch and switch between multiple concurrently running features, enabling convenient operations. The frequently used menu interchanges with the fixed menu.

5. Display and one-segment television

The 3.0" wide-VGA screen displays clear, bright photos and video. In addition, users can enjoy a crisp picture when watching one-segment television broadcasts. By taking advantage of one-segment television content, users can keep up to date in real-time on the latest news and information when out of the office, another way the mobile phone supports users' business activities.

Key Services

EZ Navi Walk, EZ NAVI for passenger seat, Osaifu-Keitai®, infrared data communications, one-segment, water resistance, GLOBAL PASSPORT, GSM/CDMA, emergency earthquake alerts, and bilingual software

Product Specifications

Size: 110 × 50 × 16.2 mm
Weight: 130 g (with battery pack inserted)
Continuous Talk Time (in Japan): 230 minutes
Continuous Standby Time (in Japan): 250 hours
Main display: 3.0" / 480 × 854 pixels
Camera: 3.19 megapixel effective resolution CMOS
Colors: Black


  • [1] 197 countries and regions

    All as of April 2011.

  • [2] IPX5

    IPX5 designation indicates that the mobile phone can function normally after being sprayed from all directions with water from a nozzle with a diameter of 6.3 mm at a rate of 12.5 liters per minute from a distance of approximately 3m for a period of at least 3 minutes.

  • [3] IPX7

    The IPX7 rating indicates that water will not penetrate inside the mobile phone and it will function normally after being gently immersed in a tank of room-temperature tap or still water of a depth of 1 m for approximately 30 minutes.

  • [4] Water resistance

    Only applies at a normal temperature range (5-35°C) using purified water or tap water. Users should keep the mobile phone out of contact with sand, dirt, or the following fluids: water mixed with soap, detergents, or bath salts; seawater; pool water; hot springs water; hot water; chemicals; and sweat. Users should avoid contact with strong water streams (exceeding 6 liters per minute), as well as immersion in water. Users should refrain from extended use while bathing. Users can talk on the mobile phone with their hands wet and without holding an umbrella in relatively strong rains (up to 20 mm rainfall per hour). Users should avoid inflicting strong shocks on the mobile phone, such as dropping the handset. Do not use in extremely hot or cold environments.

  • [5] 153 countries and regions

    All as of April 2011.

  • [6] 20 countries and regions

    All as of April 2011.

  • [7] 13 countries and regions

    All as of April 2011.

  • [8] International roaming service

    Using e-mail and EZweb requires a separate EZweb application. Calling charges and data charges outside Japan may differ from those in Japan. Discounted calling and free calling plans do not apply. Users will incur charges when accepting incoming calls outside Japan.

  • [9] Dictionary can be downloaded

    Users will incur additional packet communications charges when downloading.

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: 06 July, 2011
City: Tokyo
Company: Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited, , , , , , , , ,

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