DoCoMo announced today they will start selling the 3G FOMA NM850iG handset, made by Nokia [ .jpg image ], which works on DoCoMo’s 3G FOMA network in Japan and W-CDMA, GSM and GPRS networks overseas where DoCoMo’s global roaming services are available, beginning February 24, 2006. Application to DoCoMo’s WORLD WING 3G roaming service is required to use the handset overseas for voice calls, i-mode, videophone and short messaging service (SMS).The handset connects wirelessly with Bluetooth devices, including PCs for data synchronization and connection to the Internet.
The NM850iG’s CMOS camera offers effective resolution of 1.23 mega pixels. Travelers will appreciate the phone’s calculator, which is configured to quickly convert currencies and measurements. The clock is preset with the local times of major cities around the world, and up to 15 cities can be displayed simultaneously on the stand-by screen.
The handset will be available at all DoCoMo sales channels. The price will be open (unfixed). It will come with a standard kit including exclusive AC adapter, stereo earphones with integrated microphone, USB cable, Nokia PC Suite data link software and 32 MB RS-MMC memory card.