KDDI Corporation and Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company today announced to release three new models of au smartphone "IS series" after late December, 2010.
All three models feature Android operating system and vary in types from those with functions that are unique in Japan, such as Osaifu-Keitai, one-segment TV broadcasting, infrared light communications, and e-mail with "@ezweb.ne.jp" address, to a global model made overseas.
"REGZA Phone IS04" adopts visual technology Toshiba Corporation developed with its TV series "REGZA" to enjoy high-quality visual images. In addition to functions common in Japan, such as one-segment TV broadcasting and Osaifu-Keitai, the model is made water-proof to be used comfortably by customers currently using conventional mobile handsets.
"IS05" is a handy-sized smartphone for female customers, focusing on easy usage and communication quality. It can shoot high-definition movies, which makes it more fun to connect to your friends by sharing high-resolution videos.
"SIRIUSα IS06" is a global standard model featuring the latest Android operating system "Froyo."