NTT DoCoMo Introduces First FOMA 3G Handset for International Roaming

December 16, 2004
N900G

NTT DoCoMo, Inc. and its eight regional subsidiaries announced today the N900iG, the first FOMA 3G handset for fully functional mobile communications in approximately 115 countries/regions. The handset goes on sale December 25, 2004.

N900iG users who want to use the handset abroad must subscribe to DoCoMo's WORLD WING 3G roaming service for i-mode packet communications, videophone, SMS (short messaging service) and voice calls in other countries/regions.

Main Features and Specifications of FOMA N900iG

-- Compatible with both GSM and 3G W-CDMA networks for voice, video calling and SMS in approximately 115 countries and regions
-- The first FOMA handset for i-mode international roaming. Users can send and receive i-mode mail under the same address they use in Japan and check i-mode websites even in foreign countries.
-- The handset searches automatically for 3G or GSM networks. The user can manually set the phone to either 3G fixed or GSM fixed stand-by mode.
-- International dialing assist automatically dials the destination country code if the user selects a foreign number from the phone book.
-- Deco-mail™, Large volume i-appli® and Chara-den™ services are still available when users are overseas.

The new handset will be available at all DoCoMo sales channels from December 25, 2004. The price will be open (unfixed). The handset will come with a standard kit that includes a battery pack, desktop holder and AC adapter.

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