Smartphone

Panasonic's new LUMIX CM1 digital camera can be also used as a SIM-free Android 4.4 smartphone. It will be available for about ¥120,000 on March 12 in a limited quantity - 2,000 units ONLY.
Today, au announced the release of new Android 4.4 kids smartphone model called "miraie KYL23," which politely warns kids not to send derogatory words in a message. Digital nanny? Censor?
au is going to release new 4.5-inch full HD display smartphone with tricolor curvy aluminum body "INFOBAR A03", manufactured by Kyocera, in mid-February. It is very pretty.
Sanwa Supply started selling a compact 3-way tripod "200-CAM020N" through their online store, Sanwa Direct. IT'S A TRANSFORMER! ....kinda
SNOW-1, a Bluetooth-compliant snowboard binding device, can analyze a user's snowboarding skills and send the collected data to his smartphone in a real-time basis.
Thanko has released a portable device that combines a 5,000mAh mobile battery and 680mw+680mw high-power headphone amplifier. While charging your smart phone, you can use the headphone amplifier with the smartphone as well.
Pioneer is going to release new stylish audio system - Stellanova - in late December. Stellanova is able to play back Hi-Res audio files (DSD 5.6MHz, PCM 192kHz/24bit) saved on iPhone, iPad and HDD wirelessly through the dedicated iPhone/iPad application.
One of the Gyoza on the iPhone case shows inside stuffing that looks so juicy, and the sauce of the smartphone stand looks like real liquid goodness.

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Google unveils Japanese pricing for Nexus 6 on Japanese Google Play 
The release date hasn't been stated clearly. It says soon-to-be-released.

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