NTT docomo: 6 New Smartphones for Summer 2014

NTT docomo: 6 New Smartphones for Summer -

NTT docomo's New Smartphones
Following up on yesterday’s coverage of NTT docomo’s summer rollout event, we want to provide a few more details on the 6 new smartphones they unveiled at Belle Salle Shiodome in Tokyo on May 14.

A common feature that applies to all of these new smartphones is a power saving function for emergencies, which can keep screen stand-by condition for 3 days starting from as little as 15% of the remaining battery level.

Four smartphones among the 6 that were unveiled support NTT docomo's new high-quality LTE phone service VoLTE:

  • Galaxy S5
  • Xperia Z2
  • Aquos Zeta
  • Arrows NX

Full-Size Images Below • Event Gallery Here

Galaxy S5 (SC-04F) by Samsung
The Galaxy S5 offers a 0.3 seconds ultra-fast auto focus so that you won't miss the moment when you want to take a photo. You can simultaneously use LTE and Wi-Fi networks to allow for very smooth and fast downloads or streaming. It's waterproof/dustproof. The 5.1-inch full-HD display is coated with a special fluorine plastic to repel water.

  • Release date: May 15
  • Size: 142x73x8.3mm
  • Weight: 147g
  • Display: 5.1-inch full HD (1080x1920) organic EL 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 2,800mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 32GB/2GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 16MP
  • In-camera: Effective 2.1MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: White, Black, Pink

Xperia Z2 (SO-03F) by Sony
The Xperia Z2 is the latest Xperia flagship model, originally unveiled at February’s MWC 2014 (Mobile World Congress 2014), in Barcelona. The big feature of this smartphone is that it’s able to shoot 4K movies. It also has the ‘Timeshift’ function that allows you to play in slow motion the chosen part of your video, and an AR effect function.

  • Release date: May 21
  • Size: 147x73x8.2mm
  • Weight: 163g
  • Display: 5.2-inch full HD (1080x1920) TFT 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 3,200mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 32GB/3GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 20.7MP
  • In-camera: Effective 2.2MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: White, Black, Purple

Xperia A2 (SO-04F) by Sony
According to NTT docomo, the Xperia A2 is a good smartphone beginners. It has a 4.3-inch display that allows the user, especially female users, to hold it easily with one hand. As with the Xperia Z2, it has a built-in effective 20.7MP high-spec camera. The phone is available in 4 beautiful exterior colors including lavender and orange.

  • Release date: Mid-June
  • Size: 128x65x9.7mm
  • Weight: 138g
  • Display: 4.3-inch full HD (720x1280) TFT 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 2,300mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 16GB/2GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 20.7MP
  • In-camera: Effective 2.2MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: Lavender, White, Gray Black, Orange

Aquos Zeta (SH-04F) by Sharp
With the narrow frame technology EDGEST, 81% of the Aquos Zeta's front side is screen. New PureLEDs and the color adjustment engine, FEEL artist, make colors clear and vivid (in particular, it makes beautiful red colors). The combination of IGZO display and 3,300mAh battery is able to extend battery life - for example, 160 hours for continuous music playback.

  • Release date: May 23
  • Size: 140x74x9.3mm
  • Weight: 154g
  • Display: 5.4-inch full HD (1080x1920) TFT IGZO 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 3,300mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 32GB/2GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 13.1MP
  • In-camera: Effective 2.1MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: Orange, Black, White

Disney Mobile (SH-05F) by Sharp 
The theme of this latest Disney mobile smartphone is "The moment of Disney magic". You can enjoy thousands of various Disney content for free.

  • Release date: Late May
  • Size: 141x70x9.0mm
  • Weight: 141g
  • Display: 5.0-inch full HD (1080x1920) TFT IGZO 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 32GB/2GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 16.3MP
  • In-camera: Effective 2.1MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: White, Pink, Black

Arrows NX (F-05F) by Fujitsu
The Arrows NX features a new energy saving display for full HD "WhiteMagic" and can reach a brightness 1,000cd, which means that you can comfortably view the smartphone screen when it is exposed to direct sunlight.

  • Release date: Late May
  • Size: 140x69x10.4mm
  • Weight: 159g
  • Display: 5.0-inch full HD (1080x1920) TFT WhiteMagic 16.77M colors
  • Battery: 3,200mAh
  • ROM/RAM: 32GB/2GB
  • Out-camera: Effective 20.7MP
  • In-camera: Effective 1.3MP
  • OS: Android 4.4
  • Colors: Gold, White, Red

Full-Sized Images in the Above Order:

NTT docomo
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New Tablets for 2014
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