|Symbian handsets increase by two in Japan|
Posted: 02-Aug-2005 [Source: Symbian]
[Number of Symbian OS handsets available in Japan reaches 14 as NTTDoCoMo launches two new FOMA handsets - the M1000 from Motorola, the world's first WLAN-integrated W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS dual-mode 3G phone, and the F700iS from Fujitsu.]
Symbian Ltd. today announced that NTT DoCoMo has launched the FOMA M1000 and FOMA F700iS based on the advanced, open, standard operating system -Symbian OS.
The FOMA M1000, manufactured by Motorola for NTT DoCoMo's 3G FOMA network, is the fourth Symbian OS-enabled phone from Motorola and uses UIQ, the user interface from UIQ Technology. The M1000 is the first Motorola phone specified for NTT DoCoMo and is the world's first-ever WLAN-integrated W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS dual-mode 3G phone.
Aimed at the business market, the M1000 is compatible with international mobile networks including W-CDMA, GSM and GPRS networks as well as public wireless LANs. It provides POP and IMAP email capability and allows users to open and view Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe PDF and other file attachments. Users also have the ability to operate multiple email accounts. FOMA M1000 offers the business user full access to the internet through the Opera 7.5 browser. A subscription to business mopera allows M1000 users to connect remotely to their company intranet. The handset is also Bluetooth-enabled and contains Personal Information Manager (PIM) software and a large capacity memory providing the flexibility to add applications. FOMA M1000 is now available in Japan.
The NTT DoCoMo FOMA F700iS, which was launched on July 21, 2005, is based on the advanced, open, standard operating system - Symbian OS. The FOMA F700iS is manufactured by Fujitsu Limited. This increases the total number of Symbian OS-based mobile phones launched in Japan to 14.
Symbian OS brings higher quality mobile phones with better features quickly to consumers, expanding the 3G cell phone market even further.
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