Vodafone K.K. have just announced completed development of the Vodafone 804SH [ .jpg image ], a new 3G model by Sharp, which will be marketed in Japan from mid-January 2006. The 804SH is the second handset which will include the Mobile Wallet (“Osaifu-Keitai”)-compatible function with an embedded Mobile FeliCa smartcard to support the ‘Vodafone live! FeliCa’ service, which lets customers use their handsets in ways relevant to their daily lives such as for transportation ticketing, electronic money shopping and point card services. The 804SH is also Vodafone K.K.’s first 3G handset to feature a Motion Control Sensor that responds to movements, thus enabling customers to enjoy new virtual gaming experiences by moving the handset in corresponding directions.
The main features of the 804SH are as follows:
- Mobile Wallet handset with embedded Mobile FeliCa smart card to support Vodafone live! FeliCa
- Vodafone K.K.?s first 3G handset with Motion Control Sensor that responds to movements
- Host of fun features such as ?Custom Screens? for menu screen icon and wallpaper customisation and Music Player for convenient music enjoyment
For more information on the 804SH, please see this [ href="http://www.vodafone.jp/english/release/2005/20051121e.pdf" mce_href="http://www.vodafone.jp/english/release/2005/20051121e.pdf" target="_blank">.PDF]