Five new 3G models for KDDI

24 May 2005

KDDI plans to release five new 3G handsets for its au mobile service in mid-June, in a bid to give it an edge over rival cellco DoCoMo. The new models will be supplied by Sanyo Electric and Toshiba, and will cost between JPY10,000 and JPY25,000 (USD93 – USD232). DoCoMo, meanwhile is marketing the 901iS series of handsets for its 3G service, FOMA, which sell for around JPY35,000 (USD325) each.

Japan, KDDI (au)