World's thinnest smartphone introduced in Japan

World's thinnest smartphone introduced in Japan

The race for better productivity and dual-core chips comes with its share of bigger batteries and bulky handsets, but the NEC MEDIAS N-04C values size first. The handset will most probably be the world's thinnest with a razor sharp 0.3 inches (7.7 mm) of thickness and weight of 3.7 ounces (105 grams). The sleek new handset will run Froyo powered by an 800MHz CPU. The phone also sports a 4-inch TFT screen with a resolution of 480 x 854. In addition, the phone will get a range of locale-specific services, a 1 Seg TV tuner and a 5-megapixel camera, but all of this goodness will initially be offered only in Japan.

Japanese subscribers will also be blessed with the release of a pink Sony Ericsson XPERIA arc featuring Gingerbread and capable of 14Mbit downloads via HSDPA. We previewed the beautifully curved XPERIA arc, so don't miss the chance to get acquainted with it as it is one of the first to offer Sony's new EXMOR R sensor for noticeably better low-light camera performance.

Finally, the Land of the Rising Sun will see the rise of the LG Optimus Pad L-06C, known as the T-Mobile G-Slate in the States. The 8.9-inch tablet runs Google's tablet-optimized Honeycomb and is the first tablet with two cameras for 3D recording.

source: Electronista

Related phones

Xperia arc
  • Display 4.2" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8.1 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 0.512 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh(7.00h 3G talk time)
Optimus Pad
  • Display 8.9" 1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 2, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 6400 mAh



1. flan unregistered

The good thing is, they will be SIM un-locked.

2. thunder from 1,93 meters unregistered

World's thinnest smartphone... Buy it, put it into your back pocket, sit down and buy a new one.

3. - unregistered

only dumbasses put their phones in their back pockets, and only idiots don't take it out when they sit.

5. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

@thunder: haha i know right @unregesTERD: stop being a douche bag its just a joke

4. ryq unregistered

that is the problem with japan right now. they only sell the good one on their home market. but with shrinking market, they try to sell it to the world but it is all too late. the koreans and chinese already copied their design and are selling it at much cheaper price while japanese companies close shop one by one coz they concentrate too much on their own market.

6. joe678 unregistered

if its coming from Japan..there is NO unlock for that country..same with china

7. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Something about really thin phones- they just don't feel real. I like a little weight and girth to my phones. Just like my wome..... ooops. Scratch that, different thought.

8. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

But say one goes to Japan and buys this phone, which carrier here can support it? My son is going to Japan in a few weeks with his Japanese class. I think it would be a cool phone for him to have, since it will be unique to the States. Plus it'll stop him from grabbing my Droid or his mom's too to play Angry Birds ;)

9. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Oh, and damn if I'd get him the 'pink' version just so he could have Gingerbread? What's up with that?

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