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Toshiba Introduces Two New Mobile Phones to the Hong Kong market

04 December, 2006


New WCDMA and GSM Mobile Phones - the TX80 and the TS32

New WCDMA and GSM Mobile Phones - the TX80 and the TS32
 
New WCDMA and GSM Mobile Phones - the TX80 and the TS32

Hong Kong--Toshiba Corporation today announced the immediate launch of two new mobile phones in the Hong Kong market, the TX80 and the TS32. Both phones, which Toshiba is showcasing at ITU Telecom World 2006, are available from today from SmarTone-Vodafone, one of Hong Kong's leading telecommunications operators and Toshiba's strategic partner in Hong Kong.

"We are proud to unveil these new mobile phones here in Hong Kong at ITU Telecom World 2006, one of the biggest exhibitions in the world," said Mr. Chikahiro Yokota, Corporate Senior Vice President, President and CEO of Mobile Communications Company of Toshiba Corporation. "The TX80 is Toshiba's third WCDMA mobile phone for SmarTone-Vodafone and delivers our enriched music experience via a music console. The TS32, a slim candy bar style phone with an elegant finish, is a brand new GSM mobile phone that will make its market debut here in Hong Kong. We are sure that the TX80 and the TS32 are ideal models for SmarTone-Vodafone, fully compatible with its advanced services, and just the phones that people in Hong Kong want and need."

The TX80 and the TS32 are distributed by SmarTone-Vodafone and its dealer channels in Hong Kong and Macau.

ITU Telecom World 2006 is taking place in Hong Kong from December 4-8, one of the world's most important telecommunications exhibitions.

Product Overview
TX80

Compact 3G Mobile Phone with 3.2 Mega Pixel Camera and Music Console
Form:   Clamshell
Color variation:   Honeycomb Black, Sugar White and Cosmo Pink
Size:   49 x 97 x 20mm
Weight:   111g
Band:   900/ 1800/ 1900 for GSM, 2100 for 3G
Standby time:   470 hours (3G), 290 hours (GSM)
Talk time:  

190 mins (3G), 320 mins (GSM)

Main display:   2.4" QVGA, 260K color TFT
Sub display:   mono OLED
Main camera:   3.2 Mega pixels, digital zoom, mobile light
Sub camera:   QVGA
Internal memory:   40MB
External memory:   microSD card (up to 1GB)
Messaging:   SMS, MMS
Connectivity:   IrDA, USB V1.1
Sound:   MP3, AAC, AAC+, XMF, SMAF
Video:  

MPEG 4 / H.263

Browser:   WAP 2.0, XHTML, SVG-T1.1
JavaTM :  

CLDC 1.1, MIDP 2.0, JSCL 1.2, JSR185/135/184,VSCL 2.0

PIM / DRM:   SyncML 1.1.2 / OMA DRM V1.0

TS32
Elegant and Slim 2.5G Mobile Phone
Form:   Candybar
Color variation:   Lunar Graphite, Desert Gold and Midnight Purple
Size:   47 x 113 x 10.3mm
Weight   79g
Band:   900/ 1800/ 1900 for GSM
Standby time:   150 hours
Talk time:   150 mins
Display:  

1.93"176x220, 260K color TFT

Camera:   1.3 Mega pixels, digital zoom
Internal memory:   5.5MB
External memory:   microSD card (up to 1GB)
Messaging:   SMS, MMS, Email (POP3, SMTP)
Connectivity:  

BluetoothTMV1.2 (GAP, SDP, SPP, DUNP, GOEP, HFP, HP, FTP, OPP, BIP), USB V1.1

Sound:   MIDI, MP3, AAC/AAC+, FM radio
Video:   MPEG 4 / H.263
Browser:   WAP 2.0
JavaTM :   CLDC 1.0, MIDP 2.0
DRM:   OMA DRM V1.0

About Toshiba
Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information & communications equipment and systems, digital consumer products, electronic devices and components, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and home appliances.
Under its mid-term business plan, Toshiba is promoting initiatives for sustained growth that will support its continued development as a highly profitable group of companies active in both high growth and stable growth businesses. Toshiba has 172,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of over US$54 billion. Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm


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