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November 28, 2001

NTT DoCoMo to Market Bluetooth-Compatible PHS Handsets

TOKYO, JAPAN, November 28, 2001---NTT DoCoMo, Inc. announced today that it will begin marketing Personal Handyphone System (PHS) handsets compatible with BluetoothTM*1 Ver. 1.1, a world standard for wireless communication between mobile phones, PCs, and other devices.

The new browser phone, dubbed "Paldio 633S," will be marketed through all NTT DoCoMo sales channels on an open price basis starting on December 3, 2001.

The model is capable of performing various wireless functions with other Bluetooth Ver. 1.1-compatible devices*2, including 64 kbps circuit-switched data communications and exchanging up to 500 entries from address books, e-mail and electronic business cards.

Other features:

Large GFC LCD*3 with 65,536 colors.

32-chord ring melodies compatible with PCM sound generator system*4.

Use of an existing Internet e-mail address to send and receive Internet and Paldio e-mail of up to 20,000 letters (10,000 full-space Japanese characters).

Browser access (via 64 kbps circuit-switched data communications) to Browser Menu Sites, mopera location information*5 and websites compatible with i-mode*6.

Basic Specifications:
Size: 93 mm x 49 mm x 26 mm (folded)
Weight: Approx. 99 g
Continuous Talk Time: Approx. 7.5 hours
(approx. 2 hours for Bluetooth communications)
Continuous Standby time: Approx. 550 hours
(approx.180 hours for Bluetooth standby)
Data communications speeds: 64 kbps / 32 kbps


*1 Bluetooth:
The registered trademark of this technology, which NTT DoCoMo is using under license.

*2 Bluetooth Ver. 1.1-compatible devices:
A certain number of Bluetooth Ver.1.1-compatible devices will not be accessible.

*3 Glass Fine Color LCD:
Advanced liquid crystal display offering superior color and quality on the basis of fine technology.

*4 PCM sound generator system:
Sound source compatible with PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) system used for recording audio CDs. Realistically reproduces piano, drum and other musical sounds.

*5 Mopera location information:
Users of this service are charged 100 yen per month.

*6 Websites compatible with i-mode:
With some exceptions, general websites written in HTML subset form and compatible with i-mode.

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