Sharp and Vodafone KK introduced the world's first optical zoom camera phone
The Japanise wireless provider Vodafone K.K (subsidiary of Vodafone Group) announced the summer 2004 lineup of mobile phones. One of the new models is the Sharp V602SH phone with 2.0 mega pixel camera with optical zoom function. In addition the headset can capture and play video at maximum QVGA size (320 x 240 pixels) at 15 frames per second. By connection the headset to a TV, users can also enjoy viewing their photos and videos on a larger screen.