7/11/2003 - Symbian Ltd. announces that Fujitsu Limited’s latest mobile videophone, the F2102V for NTT DoCoMo, Inc.’s FOMA 3G service is based on Symbian OSTM.
The new F2102V is Fujitsu’s successor to the F2051, which was launched in January 2003, also for NTT DoCoMo’s FOMA 3G service in Japan. Based on its experience of developing the F2051, Fujitsu has further optimised the performance of the F2102V and has enabled the following enhanced features:
Fujitsu continues to be at the forefront of the development of advanced mobile phones based on Symbian OS for 3G networks. Fujitsu is taking advantage of the growing worldwide acceptance and take up of Symbian OS as the industry standard platform for the creation of advanced differentiating technologies and applications as well as compelling mobile content and services. Using Symbian OS - an architecture specifically designed for advanced mobile phones – has enabled Fujitsu to undertake rapid and flexible product development to meet the specific needs of customers.
David Levin, CEO, Symbian Ltd said:
"We are very pleased that Fujitsu has completed the F2102V, its latest product based on Symbian OS for NTT DoCoMo’s FOMA service. Fujitsu continues to be a leading Symbian partner in the world’s most advanced mobile phone market. Fujitsu’s latest product exploits the strengths of Symbian OS to create a highly differentiated, feature-rich mobile phone that can run compelling third party applications, content and services."
Symbian is a software licensing company which develops and licenses Symbian OS, the global open industry standard operating system for advanced, data-enabled mobile phones.
Symbian has licensed Symbian OS to the world's leading mobile phone manufacturers including Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens and Sony Ericsson. Symbian OS licensees account for more than 80% of worldwide mobile phone sales.
Publicly announced products based on Symbian OS for 2.5 and 3G networks include the BenQ P30, Samsung SGH-D700, Siemens SX-1, NTT DoCoMo FOMA F2051 and F2021V, both built by Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson P800 Smartphone, Nokia 9200 Communicator range as well as the 7650, 6600, 3650 and N-Gage.
Symbian has its global headquarters in London, United Kingdom with development sites in Europe and Asia. For further information about Symbian, please see www.symbian.com
"FOMA” and “i-motion” are trademarks of NTT DoCoMo, Inc. in Japan. NTT DoCoMo’s “FOMA” and “i-motion” services are only available to subscribers in Japan.
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