[Breaking Down Latest Mobiles] Panasonic, Hitachi, Sharp, 'All-in-one' Models [Prologue]

Dec 20, 2007
Nikkei Electronics Breakdown Team
The three 2007 fall/winter models that the Nikkei Electronics Breakdown Team obtained. From the left, the KDDI "au W53H" by Hitachi, the NTT DoCoMo "FOMA P905i" from Panasonic Mobile Communications and SoftBank Mobile's "SoftBank 920SH" made by Sharp.
The three 2007 fall/winter models that the Nikkei Electronics Breakdown Team obtained. From the left, the KDDI "au W53H" by Hitachi, the NTT DoCoMo "FOMA P905i" from Panasonic Mobile Communications and SoftBank Mobile's "SoftBank 920SH" made by Sharp.
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The NTT DoCoMo "FOMA P905i" by Panasonic Mobile Communications. It employed a mechanism dubbed "Double Open Style," which allows the handset to open not only upward but also sideways.
The NTT DoCoMo "FOMA P905i" by Panasonic Mobile Communications. It employed a mechanism dubbed "Double Open Style," which allows the handset to open not only upward but also sideways.
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The rear surface of the P905i. It features a CMOS camera with an effective resolution of about 5.1 Mpixels, which is the highest level of resolution compared to other existing mobile phones.
The rear surface of the P905i. It features a CMOS camera with an effective resolution of about 5.1 Mpixels, which is the highest level of resolution compared to other existing mobile phones.
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KDDI "au W53H" by Hitachi. A 2.8-inch OLED panel is used for its main display.
KDDI "au W53H" by Hitachi. A 2.8-inch OLED panel is used for its main display.
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The rear surface of the W53H. Its CMOS camera has an effective resolution of about 1.97 Mpixels. A 1seg tuner TV antenna is housed in the main unit.
The rear surface of the W53H. Its CMOS camera has an effective resolution of about 1.97 Mpixels. A 1seg tuner TV antenna is housed in the main unit.
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The SoftBank Mobile "920SH" by Sharp. This is the fourth generation "AQUOS mobile phone" for SoftBank Mobile.
The SoftBank Mobile "920SH" by Sharp. This is the fourth generation "AQUOS mobile phone" for SoftBank Mobile.
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The rear surface of the 920SH. Its CMOS camera has roughly a 3.2-Mpixel effective resolution. It had a sticker from US-based Qualcomm on it.
The rear surface of the 920SH. Its CMOS camera has roughly a 3.2-Mpixel effective resolution. It had a sticker from US-based Qualcomm on it.
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Mobile phones featuring the brand names of thin-panel TVs such as AQUOS, VIERA and Wooo have been released from the 2007 fall/winter models. They are NTT DoCoMo "FOMA P905i" manufactured by Panasonic Mobile Communications Co Ltd, KDDI "au W53H" by Hitachi Ltd and SoftBank Mobile "SoftBank 920SH" by Sharp Corp.