KDDI Introduces 5 Smartphones Including Galaxy, Optimus

Jan 17, 2012
Tomohisa Takei, Nikkei Electronics
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The "Infobar C01" is the second smartphone in the "Infobar" series.
The "Infobar C01" is the second smartphone in the "Infobar" series.
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Samsung's "Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC" supports WiMAX.
Samsung's "Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC" supports WiMAX.
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LG Electronics' "Optimus X IS11LG" is 9.9mm thick (10.2mm at the thickest part)
LG Electronics' "Optimus X IS11LG" is 9.9mm thick (10.2mm at the thickest part)
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The "Xperia acro HD IS12S" has mobile wallet function, supports 1seg digital broadcasting and complies with IPX5/IPX7 (waterproof) standards.
The "Xperia acro HD IS12S" has mobile wallet function, supports 1seg digital broadcasting and complies with IPX5/IPX7 (waterproof) standards.
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The "Motorola RAZR IS12M" is a slim, light-weight smartphone.
The "Motorola RAZR IS12M" is a slim, light-weight smartphone.
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KDDI Corp announced five Android 2.3-based smartphones Jan 16, 2012.

KDDI will start to launch the "Infobar C01," which is the second smartphone in the company's "Infobar" series, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd' "Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC," LG Electronics Inc's "Optimus X IS11LG," Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB's "Xperia acro HD IS12S" and Motorola Mobility Inc's "Motorola RAZR IS12M" Jan 20, 2012, in Japan.

Infobar C01
The Infobar C01 is a long, thin smartphone equipped with a 10-key numeric keypad. It was designed so that it became similar to mobile phones in the Infobar series. The "iida UI," a home screen used for the "Infobar A01" (the first smartphone in the series), was redesigned and employed for the C01.

The Infobar C01 measures 52 x 130 x 12.3mm and weighs about 106g. As its chipset, Qualcomm Inc's "MSM8655" was employed. The capacity of its battery is 1,020mAh. It comes with a 3.2-inch LCD panel with a pixel count of 854 x 480.

Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC
The Galaxy S II WiMAX ISW11SC supports mobile WiMAX services. It is equipped with a 4.7-inch OLED panel with a pixel count of 1,280 x 720 and Samsung's dual-core processor (maximum operating frequency: 1.4GHz). Its dimensions and weight are 69 x 133 x 9.5mm and 139g, respectively. The capacity of its battery is 1,850mAh.

It comes with an NFC (near field communications) function. And KDDI will start a mobile NFC service for the phone.

Optimus X IS11LG
The Optimus X IS11LG is a compact smartphone having a 4-inch IPS LCD panel with a pixel count of 800 x 480. It weighs 130g and measures 64 x 118 x 9.9mm. As chipsets, it comes with Nvidia Corp's "Tegra 2" dual-core processor (maximum operating frequency: 1.2GHz) and Qualcomm's "MDM6600" baseband processor. The capacity of its battery is 1,500mAh.

Xperia acro HD IS12S
The Xperia acro HD IS12S features a 4.3-inch high-resolution LCD panel with a pixel count of 1,280 x 720. As a chipset, it has Qualcomm's dual-core "MSM8660" (maximum operating frequency: 1.5GHz).

The capacity of its battery is 1,840mAh. It measures 66 x 126 x 11.9mm and weighs 149g. It has mobile wallet function, supports 1seg digital broadcasting and is waterproof.

Motorola RAZR IS12M
The Motorola RAZR IS12M is a slim, light smartphone whose thickness is 7.1mm (10.7mm at the thickest part) and weight is 127g. As chipsets, it is equipped with Texas Instruments Inc's "OMAP4430" dual-core processor (maximum operating frequency: 1.2GHz) and Qualcomm's "MDM6600" baseband processor.

It has a 4.3-inch OLED panel with a pixel count of 960 x 540. The capacity of its battery is 1,780mAh. The smartphone features the "Smart Actions" function, which was developed by Motorola Mobility and automatically optimizes the settings of the phone in accordance with the user's actions so that the power consumption of the phone is minimized.