Emobile Introduces its First Two Voice Handsets
"S11HT"(EMONSTER) and "H11T"
Pre-order Sale to Start from March 1, 2008
EMOBILE Ltd. (Headquarters: Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, Chairman & CEO: Sachio Semmoto; hereinafter "EMOBILE") starts pre-order sale of its two voice handsets at retail stores on March 1, 2008. The sale of handsets at retail stores and EMOBILE online stores starts from March 28, 2008 following the voice service launch. (Pre-ordered handsets will be delivered on the same day.)
These two voice handsets will be released concurrently with the start of voice services in order to enable users to enjoy enriched broadband contents. "S11HT" made by HTC (High Tech Computer Corp., Headquarters: Taiwan), and "H11T" made by TOSHIBA CORPORATION are both compatible with 3.5G HSDPA technology with a maximum downlink speed of 3.6Mbps and a maximum uplink speed of 384kbps. As high-speed mobile data communication handsets, these high performing and multifunctional handsets are also equipped with a voice communication function that provides clear voice quality.
HTC and TOSHIBA have been closely coordinating with EMOBILE since the product planning stage. They installed open interface and function in the handsets, which allow users to utilize the vast content available on the Internet while maximizing the advantages of 3.5G high-speed HSDPA technology.
S11HT (EMONSTER) adopts Japanese Microsoft®;;; Windows Mobile®;;; 6 Professional Edition as its OS and is equipped with a clear crystal QVGA display and a 2.8-inch screen with a tilt-up feature as well as a sliding QWERTY keyboard. This multifunctional Smart Phone is Japan's first handset (*1) equipped with the GPS function.
The pet name "EMONSTER", abbreviation for "EMOBILE Net Smart Phone Terminal", is named from the image of "the most powerful Internet business tool from your pocket".
The slim (17.9mm) and stylish H11T handset is available in four colors: black, white, blue, and red. The handset is equipped with a wide variety of features, such as a 3.2M auto-focus wide-vision camera, one-segment function, and a 2.8-inch screen with QVGA clear crystal display. It is also compatible with domestic roaming service and can be used in roaming areas nationwide.
(*1): "First handset" means the first Smart Phones commercialized in Japan as of February 25, 2008.
(*2): EMOBILE uses NTT DoCoMo group's network for its domestic roaming service. A domestic roaming fee is required to use the service and an application for the service is necessary.