NTT DOCOMO to Connect Sony’s New Tablet Devices to its 3G Network
Tokyo, Sept 1, 2011 – (JCN Newswire) – NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today that it will connect the new Android 3.2-powered tablet devices from Sony Corporation, Sony Tablet(TM) S (SGPT113JP/S) and Sony Tablet(TM) P (SGPT211JP/S), to DOCOMO’s 3G network in Japan, from this fall. The products, which are both 3G and Wi-Fi(R)-capable, deliver the perfect combination of hardware, content and network with seamless usability for a high-quality, engaging entertainment experience.
Sony Tablet S features a large 9.4-inch screen and is optimized for rich media entertainment. It boasts a unique asymmetric design that makes it feel light and comfortable when held, even over long periods of use. Sony Tablet P features a revolutionary dual 5.5-inch display that allows the device to be folded for maximum portability. With split screen action, Sony Tablet P is also ideal for mobile communication entertainment.
Users of both Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P can access rich video content through “Video Unlimited” as well as games for PlayStation(TM)Certified devices. The tablets are embedded with DLNA, a consumer electronic networking standard that allows users to “throw” personal video and picture content to televisions or stream audio content to home audio devices via Wi-Fi*.
The tablets are compatible with DOCOMO’s mobile Internet portal for smartphones, “docomo market,” and support sp-mode(TM) and mopera U(TM), DOCOMO’s Internet service providers.
The tablets will be available from this October or November through docomo shops, DOCOMO’s online shop and Sony Stores. Pre-orders will be accepted from the middle of October at docomo shops.
About NTT DOCOMO
NTT DOCOMO is the world’s leading mobile operator and provider of advanced mobile services. The company serves over 56 million customers in Japan, including 49 million using i-mode(TM), the world’s most popular mobile e-mail/Internet platform, and 54 million using FOMA(TM), the world’s original 3G mobile service based on W-CDMA. As a leader in the development of cutting-edge mobile technologies, DOCOMO is continually expanding the role of mobile phones as versatile and highly personalized “lifestyle tools” for everyday life, including with a wide range of innovative services for mobile payments, GPS, mobile TV, multimedia content and much more. NTT DOCOMO is listed on the Tokyo (9437), London (NDCM) and New York (DCM) stock exchanges. For more information, visit www.nttdocomo.com.
Source: NTT DOCOMO
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