NTT DoCoMo announces mova 506i i-mode phone series

Apr 27 2004 - 02:46 PM ET | DoCoMo
NTT DoCoMo announced a new series of mobile phones that each feature megapixel plus cameras. The mova 506i i-mode series is made up of 3 different 2G phones. Each phone in the 506i series has: * Camera with an effective resolution of more than one million pixels * infrared port (transfer files and double as remote control) * Ability to read JAN Code and QR Code for quick print-based data entry * QVGA LCD with a size of 320 x 240 pixels or larger The individual phones are the D506i, F506i and N506i: D506i D506i * Shown at right * "Voice Shutter" to operate camera shutter by repeating a pre-recorded word. * Voice recorder function to store up to 174 minutes of sound. * Memory Stick Duo F506i * CCD camera with 2.04 mega-pixel effective resolution * Fingerprint sensor for locking/unlocking the handset keypad * mini SD N506i * 180-degree screen rotation feature that enables voice, e-mailing and browsing while handset is closed (after being opened and rotated). * TV hookup capability for viewing of photos and video on a TV * E-mail "read-aloud" capability