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First Windows Phone Mango handset Fujitsu IS12T has an earthquake warning system built in

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First Windows Phone Mango handset Fujitsu IS12T has an earthquake warning system built in
Remember that Microsoft Japan and Toshiba-Fujitsu venture called IS12T, with its 13.2MP camera, 32GB of internal memory, and thin waterproof design that accidentally happened to be the first Windows Phone Mango handset announced?

Turns out that the Fujitsu IS12T is not only protected from the elements, but actually protects you against the elements. Since the handset is aimed for the Japanese market, it has an earthquake early warning system built in, for obvious reasons.

It is part of the numerous value-added offers that the Japanese cell phone users receive, and unique for Toshiba and Fujitsu handsets - the service notifies you if there are possibilities for the land shaking under your feet in the current location, or asks you to search for a higher ground in the event of an upcoming tsunami.

The alert can then be saved as a text message, and forwarded to your friends or loved ones to warn them about nature's wrath.

via WMPU

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posted on 02 Aug 2011, 10:02 1

1. ryq (unregistered)


it looks like the nokia n9.

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 10:29 4

2. snowgator (Posts: 3197; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Tell me people in California and Hawaii wouldn't love that feature.

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 15:11 2

5. SemperFiV12 (Posts: 690; Member since: 09 Nov 2010)


best comment!

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 10:40 1

3. pong (unregistered)


What should they put there is the radiation detecting sensor, that would alarm them if they are near any contaminated material. It should be more useful

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 14:23 1

4. biscutbob (Posts: 82; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)


o yea i would dig a giger counter lol idk if thats spelt right but that would be a funny feature.

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 19:48 1

6. remyrz (Posts: 184; Member since: 28 Oct 2010)


I wanna go to japan T_T so much tech there

posted on 02 Aug 2011, 21:55 1

7. alvinspeakstoo (Posts: 11; Member since: 11 Jul 2011)


the earthquake will be LOVED by people in california.

posted on 03 Aug 2011, 01:05

8. 3meister (Posts: 3; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


I'm disappointed this phone is Japan only. It really looks like a nice phone.

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