Vodafone K.K. just announced that the company will commence sales of their high-end V902SH 3G handset (by Sharp) on 29 December in the Kanto-Koshin region, with Japan nationwide rollout following thereafter. The V902SH [.jpg image] features a Mobile ASV display, which is based on ASV (Advanced Super View) liquid crystal display technology found in Sharp’s AQUOS line of LCD TVs. The company says customers can “enjoy remarkably clear viewing in bright locations outside and in dark spots indoors.” In addition, the handset display offers a 160-degree viewing angle from all angles without colour distortion in conformance with JEITA standards; it also has a 5:1 contrast ratio.
The main features of the Vodafone V902SH are as follows:
-Mobile ASV LCD display for superior viewing from all angles and 180 degree reversible Swivel Style screen
-Auto focus 2.02 megapixel mobile CCD camera with 2x optical zoom
-3D surround stereo speakers for realistic sound
-International roaming for seamless voice, mail, web and video call services in Japan and abroad
*Note: Vodafone 902/802/702 series 3G handsets have been developed for the Vodafone Group based on 3GPP world standards. In some cases operations and functions may differ from products previously offered by Vodafone K.K.
*Domestic 3G network population coverage is expected to be 99.73% at the end of December 2004. As of 28 December, voice roaming is available on GSM networks in 112 countries and regions, with Vodafone live! roaming in 45 of them. In addition, voice and Vodafone live! roaming is available on 3G (W-CDMA) networks in 10 countries and regions abroad, with video call roaming available in 3 of them. Full Details [in English] from .PDF Here