42 Mbps Download Speed Pocket WiFi, First Straight Body Ten-Key Smartphone in Japan and More
eAccess has added five new devices to its mobile broadband product line-up. New EMOBILE G4 releases
include the Pocket WiFi (GP02) and the GD01 data cards, both
supporting Dual Carrier HSPA+ technology. Two 3G smartphone models are
the Android-powered S42HW and the slim Pocket WiFi S II (S41HW), both
equipped with a one-touch tethering function that allows simultaneous
connection with up to five WiFi devices. The Japanese operator has also
unveiled its own-branded tablet, the Android 2.3 A01HW WiFi model,
with a seven-inch screen. All new devices will be available in July 2011.
eAccess Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative
Director, Chairman: Sachio Semmoto) introduces the summer device
lineup, including two EMOBILE G4 data cards, two smartphone models, and
one tablet device to be released from July 2011.
Releases for EMOBILE G4 include the Pocket WiFi (GP02), the fastest
model in the Pocket WiFi series, with 42 Mbps download speed1, and the
GD01 data card which is equipped with a USB rotator that allows for
both vertical and horizontal rotation without the need for a USB cable.
These devices are aimed at users who use high speed links with several
devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, fulfilling the
needs of higher speed models.
The two smartphone models to be released are S42HW, the first ten-key
straight body model for an AndroidTM equipped smartphone in Japan2,
and the Pocket WiFi S II (S41HW), the smallest smartphone in Japan3,
with a larger LED screen. S41HW is an evolution of the popular EMOBILE
Pocket WiFi S (S31HW) with slimmer body and other improvements. Both
models come equipped with an one-touch tethering function which allows
for simultaneous connection with up to five WiFi devices.
The other release is the AndroidTM2.3 equipped A01HW WiFi model with a
seven-inch screen, which will be EMOBILE's first original brand
1: The highest transmission speeds are the highest speeds according
to the standards, so actual speeds at this rate are not guaranteed.
2,3: As of June 14, 2011. Source: eAccess Ltd. survey of domestic telecommunications carriers
1. Main Features of Each Model
The fastest router in the Pocket WiFi series, with 42 Mbps
download speed1. Simultaneous connection with up to five WiFi
devices possible. Comes equipped with a card slot for microSDTM and
microSDHCTM cards (max 32 GB), and an NAS function4 that makes file
Lightweight, compact data communication terminal capable
of 42 Mbps download speeds. Takes up little space thanks to the USB
rotator that allows for both vertical and horizontal rotation without
the need for a USB cable.
Pocket WiFi S II
This AndroidTM equipped S41HW is the smallest smartphone
weighing only about 104 grams in Japan3. An evolution of the popular
Pocket WiFi S, with a larger 3.2 inch LED screen and slimmer body.
Equipped with an one-touch tethering function that allows for
simultaneous connection with up to five devices. Comes with a color
rear cover available in three colors (white, blue and gold5).
This AndroidTM2.3 equipped S42HW handset is the first
ten-key straight body model smartphone in Japan2. The slim body fits
in women's hands as well, and comes equipped with a ten-key pad and
infrared communication for users used to feature phones. The liquid
crystal screen utilizes WVGA for high definition (311 dpi)
resolution. Also equipped with an one-touch tethering function that
allows for simultaneous connection with up to five devices.
AndroidTM2.3 equipped WiFi model tablet with a seven-inch
screen. The liquid crystal screen utilizes XGA, and shooting of
high-definition (720p) videos is also possible. Comes equipped with
GPS and a USB port that can function as a charger for devices plugged
4: Blue and gold color rear covers are available free upon request.
5: This function allows for sharing files on a microSDTM or
microSDHCTM card inserted in the slot with other connected devices.
Available in stores that offer EMOBILE devices as well as EMOBILE Shops, EMOBILE Online Store and EMOBILE Customer Center.
* AndroidTM is a trademark or registered trademark of Google Inc.
* microSDTM and microSDHCTM are trademarks of the SD Association.
* Other company names, product names and applications mentioned are
registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.