NTT Docomo has announced 12 new devices in their summer lineup. The company also announced that it would roll out Japan’s first Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) service beginning late-June. This would require Xi (read “crossy”) network that would offer high-quality voice and video calls also enable user receive Area Mail disaster-information notifications while making VoLTE voice/video calls.
In the summer 2014 lineup there are 6 new devices with VoLTE support that includes, Samsung Galaxy S5 (SC-04F), Sony Xperia Z2 (SO-03F), Sharp Aquous Zeta (SH-04F), Fujitsu Arrows NX F-05F, Sharp Aquos Pad (SH-06F), Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet (SO-05F). Other devices in the line-up includes, Sharp disney mobile on Docomo (SH-05F), Sony Xperia A2 (SO-02F), Fujitsu Rakuraku Smartphone 3 (F-06F), Fujitsu F-07F and Fujitsu SH-07F.
Most of these include the flagship devices such as Galaxy S5, Xperia Z2 and Z2 tablet. One of the main highlight is the Sharp Aquos Pad (SH-06F) with 7-icnh (1200 × 1920 pixels) WUXGA IGZO display with thin bezels, 8.4mm thin frame, 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, Android 4.4, 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 2.1MP front-facing camera, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage with expansion slot and a 4200 mAh battery.
All these smartphones are expected to be launched between this May and August. It would also offer data for VoLTE video calls free till September 2015.