Japan’s KDDI/au to release the LG Fx0, the country’s first Firefox OS Smartphone
December 23, 2014
Today KDDI has finally made its plans to release a Mozilla powered smartphone official with the announcement of the LG Fx0, to be released on Christmas.
WiFi-only Gear S model available, in Japan only for now
November 21, 2014
The recently released Gear S smartwatch boasts a bevy of features, 3G connectivity being one of them. Yet in Japan, there is also a Wi-Fi only variant.
FES Watch has an e-ink display *and* band, with 24 different design combinations
November 20, 2014
Thanks to crowdfunding, a small Japanese start-up is seeking cash to make a brilliant watch with an e-ink face AND band, allowing for 24 different designs.
The Aquos Crystal is the closest we can get to a bezel-less phone (for now)
August 18, 2014
Made by Sharp for Softbank, the new Aquos Crystal is pushing the physical envelope of smartphone design with a “frame-less” design that’s almost all screen.
With “Sweet Pink” Galaxy S5, Samsung completes fastest rollout ever
May 14, 2014
Samsung announced it broke a new record with the release of the Galaxy S5, for the fastest rollout of a single smartphone model ever. Concluding the rollout that started on April 11 is the version of the Sweet Pink version of the Galaxy S5, headed for Japan.
Videos: LG’s first Quad HD phone launches in Japan and it’s beautiful
May 8, 2014
Who needs bezels? Or old fashioned Full HD screens? If you’re a customer of Japan’s KDDI carrier, you could be asking these very questions starting in July, when LG’s new Isai FL (LGL24) will hit the market as one of the world’s first Quad HD smartphones.
Sony makes the Xperia Z Ultra look even bigger in its latest commercial
January 23, 2014
The latest Xperia Z Ultra ad that Sony is airing in Japan showcases that beautiful Full HD IPS LCD display in all its glory. Using some clever filming techniques, the ad fools the eye into believing the Z Ultra is the size of a TV.
How Japan became the biggest and most lucrative app market in the world
December 16, 2013
It's no secret that developers are trying to figure out how to make more money in the app market. As it turns out, Japan has got it figured out. Read on!
Galaxy J specs and features official, NTT DoCoMo to launch it in late October (Update: hands-on video)
October 10, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy J has been officially announced by NTT DoCoMo, which will launch the handset in late October.
Google unveils Android game vending machines in Tokyo
September 30, 2013
Google has now unveiled three unique Android game vending machines in Tokyo. The machines will allow folks to buy and download games using NFC-powered Android devices. Keep reading for more details!