updated 06:00 am EST, Wed February 1, 2012
Disney and NTT DoCoMo parter on exclusive phones
Disney has partnered with NTT DoCoMo to release a pair of new Android-powered smartphones. The phones are part of a new range of smartphones to be sold exclusively under the 'Disney Mobile on DoCoMo' brand. The first of the two models (F-08D) will be launched in late February with the second (P-05D) due to follow in March, both Japan only.
Both devices will feature Disney themes on the outside of the devices, right through to the user interfaces including the main displays and screen icons. Both models are also waterproof and sport NFC capabilities. The pair will also center on large 4.3-inch OLED displays, with the F-08D powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor. It will also be highlighted by sparkling silhouettes of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. The P-05D will be powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor and have the option of two customizable Disney jackets for personalized styling.
Exclusive Disney content will also extend to the inclusion of pre-loaded full-length animations, live actions and shows. Disney-themed puzzle and music game apps are also included as are live Disney wallpapers. Capping things off, customers will also receive special offers for use at the Tokyo Disney Resort.