This is the first handset in the world to sport an IGZO-based display
Japanese mobile phone carrier NTT DOCOMO has announced plans to start shipping the Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E device to its users come November 29.When available in users’ hands, the new SH-02E smartphone will be the very first of its kind to sport an IGZO-based display.
It was also the first such device to be unveiled to the world, although ASUS followed suit and announced its PadFone 2 handset with a similar screen on the front.
Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E will be released later this week with a 4.9-inch, 720p LCD screen capable of low-energy consumption and high brightness.
The specifications list of this mobile phone also includes a 1.5GHz quad-core (APQ8064) Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, along with 2GB of RAM to ensure great performance levels.
Furthermore, the smartphone comes with 32GB of internal memory, as well as with a microSD memory card slot for users to expand it.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC capabilities were also included inside the new mobile phone, along with DLNA / DTCP-IP, infrared capabilities, support for NOTTV, and more.
On the back, the new mobile phone sports a 16-megapixel photo snapper with support for full HD video recording. The Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E smartphone also includes a 2,320 mAh battery inside.
NTT DOCOMO will release the new device with support for its 4G LTE network, promising speeds of up to 100Mbps on the downlink and of up to 37.5Mbps on the uplink.
Aquos’ SH-02E is set to hit shelves in three different color flavors, namely Blue, Red and White. It can already be seen on NTT DOCOMO’s website on this page.
The wireless carrier is currently accepting pre-orders for the Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E, and has been doing so since November 22. Users who would like to learn more info on the new device should head over to the aforementioned page on the carrier’s website.