NTT Docomo to launch world's 'thinnest and lightest' phone in November
Japan Times -- Oct 18
For years, electronics giants have been developing smartphones with increasingly larger screens. Bucking the trend for phones to be bigger and flashier is a handset set to debut next month from NTT Docomo Inc. that can fit in your business card case.

Docomo, the country’s largest mobile phone carrier in terms of subscribers, announced Wednesday that it will launch the ultralight phone in November.

With many people choosing to watch videos and play games on their smartphones, makers have increasingly made devices with bigger screens. But there are people who want simpler handsets that are easy to carry around, NTT Docomo President Kazuhiro Yoshizawa said during a news conference to unveil Docomo’s winter and spring products.

世界最薄、最軽量の携帯電話が登場です。 17日に発表された携帯電話、厚さは5.3ミリ、重さはSサイズの卵とほぼ同じ47グラムです。ドコモによりますと、発売中の端末では世界最薄、最軽量でスマートフォンのように多機能ではないものの、通話やメールにインターネットも可能です。
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