During summer, Japan would get a wide range of appealing devices on the airwaves of NTT DoCoMo, and more info on some of these devices started to emerge, including specs of the NEC Medias N-06C.The smartphone was already spotted into the wild before, but now it is official, with a targeted release time frame at DoCoMo set for June or July.
Featuring a waterproof design, the new mobile phone should prove a great addition to the carrier's lineup, especially since the available features list shows that it might be a rather cheap handset.
The new Android-based smartphone would arrive on shelves at the wireless carrier with a slim body, while boasting a large 4-inch touchscreen display.
“Waterproof Android smartphone in world' first 7.9-mm body. Mobile wallet, infrared-based data exchange and one-seg TV. Premium model designed with appliance brand amadana,” NTT DoCoMo notes on it.
The upcoming mobile phone would also sport a 5-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and would be 9.7mm thick around it.
The 4-inch touchscreen display it comes with would be able to deliver a 854 x 480 pixel resolution, while hiding a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 application processor beneath it.
The mobile phone's specifications list would also include 512MB of RAM, along with a microSDHC memory card slot with support for additional storage space.
Moreover, the new NEC Medias N-06C is expected to arrive on shelves at NTT DoCoMo with support for 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, mobile-wallet (Osaifu-Keitai) and infrared-based data exchange.
The new mobile phone would run under Google's Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and, along with support for the various Mobile Services this company offers to Android devices, it would also include support for various services from the wireless carrier.
According to akihabaranews, the new device would be a successor of the Medias N-04C device, which was launched in Japan in February.