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KDDI WiFi b/g microSD cards demonstrated

KDDI Corp have been showing off two microSD cards with integrated WiFi b/g in Japan this week.  Although SD cards with integrated WLAN are not uncommon - Eye-Fi is a good example of the technology, used to add wireless photo and video uploads to digital cameras and camcorders - it's more unusual to find the components sufficiently shrunk down to fit on a microSD card.

AU KDDI shows off iida G9 handset

AU KDDI shows off iida G9 handset

AU KDDI, a Japanese company, recently unveiled a new brand called iida that is intended to bring in consumers that care about making a fashion statement. Their latest offering is the G9 from Sony Ericsson, a slider that's gotten the fancy treatment.

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KDDI Hitachi WOOO Ketai mobile phone enables 3D multimedia

KDDI Hitachi WOOO Ketai mobile phone enables 3D multimedia

Here’s one high tech and feature-rich cell phone you may not get to use outside of Japan. A Hitachi branded AU phone by KDDI Japanese cellular services featuring an IPS-enabled display with 3D capability, 5MP camera capture, CDMA 1X WIN, Bluetooth, TV tuners and eWallet functionality.

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Sony Ericsson S001 with huge AMOLED display & 8.1MP autofocus camera

Sony Ericsson S001 with huge AMOLED display & 8.1MP autofocus camera

Sony Ericsson might not be having such financial troubles if they deigned to release handsets like the SE S001 in Europe and the US.  Freshly announced for Japanese network KDDI, the Sony Ericsson S001 has a huge 3.3-inch 480 x 854 AMOLED display, an 8.1-megapixel camera with autofocus, flash and smile-shutter control, mobile TV, high-speed internet and GPS, and is making me sob with envy.

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Casio Exilim NX-9250 CDMA cameraphone clears FCC

Casio Exilim NX-9250 CDMA cameraphone clears FCC

Casio are preparing to release another Exilim cameraphone in the US, the NX-9250, most likely through carrier Verizon.  The handset, which has just been approved by the FCC, is a dualband CDMA (800/1900MHz) device with EVDO Rev. A support. 

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KDDI Sony Ericsson Xmini Walkman phone

KDDI Sony Ericsson Xmini Walkman phone

Japanese carrier KDDI have announced a tiny new Walkman phone by Sony Ericsson.  The Xmini slider measures just 44 x 75 x 18mm, and has a touch-sensitive control surface that lights up with music transport buttons when the phone is closed. 

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KDDI Casio Exilim W63CA 8MP cameraphone with WVGA AMOLED display

KDDI Casio Exilim W63CA 8MP cameraphone with WVGA AMOLED display

KDDI have announced a new 8.1-megapixel cameraphone for the Japanese market, the Casio Exilim W63CA.  As well as the high-resolution camera, wide-angle lens and nine-point autofocus, the W63CA also has a 3.1-inch AMOLED WVGA display, running at 480 x 800.  There's also a YouTube mode, which automatically records 30fps VGA video and stores it to microSD for uploading.

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KDDI demo WVGA OLED and 3D LCD for upcoming cellphones

KDDI demo WVGA OLED and 3D LCD for upcoming cellphones

KDDI have been demonstrating two new displays that will likely find their way into future cellphones from the company.  On show at CEATEC JAPAN 2008, the first panel is a 3.1-inch OLED running at 800 x 480 WVGA resolution; developed by Samsung, it offers the usual improved color reproduction and lower power requirements of OLED together with the ability to show finer detail in text and media.

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