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Sharp Begins Production of 5-Inch Full-HD LCD Panels

Japan's Sharp says that it has started production of 5-inch full-HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) LCD panels for smartphones with a pixel density among the highest in the world. more

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In Japan, Smartphones Surpass Feature Phones among Newly Acquired Devices for First Time Ever

A survey of over 4,000 Japanese mobile phone subscribers reports that Sharp is country's most popular manufacturer, with a 23.5% market share. Google's Android platform accounted for the majority of smartphone market at 61.4 percent, followed by Apple with 34.2 percent of the market. more

Related Tags: android, google, apple-iphone, panasonic, fujitsu, nec, sony, Japan


Fitch: Japanese Tech Companies to Suffer in Varying Degrees from Earthquake-Related Crises

Fitch Ratings says the recent catastrophic events could have negative implications, at least over the short term, for the six Japanese technology companies it rates - Hitachi, NEC, Panasonic, Sharp, Sony and Toshiba. more

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Sharp Develops 3D Camera for Mobile Phones

Sharp Corp says that it has developed a 3D camera module for mobile phones capable of capturing high-definition (720p*2) 3D video images, an industry first. more

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Japanese Consortium to Develop Platform for Symbian and Linux Phones

A collection of Japanese companies have announced an agreement to jointly develop a new application platform for mobile phones that will be compatible with both the Symbian and Linux operating systems more

Related Tags: symbian, linux, docomo, fujitsu, nec, renesas-electronics, panasonic, video, 3d, renesas, Japan


Microsoft Expected to Show Off Own Smartphone Next Week

Microsoft is expected to formally show off its long-anticipated mobile phone range next week after sending out invites to a press conference for next Monday. more

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Sharp shows 3-D displays for mobile devices

Sharp shows 3D displays for mobile devices, which require no special glasses more

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Nokia Sues Over Allegations of LCD Display Price Fixing

Nokia has filed lawsuits in the UK and USA against a number of companies, alleging that they operated price-fixing cartels for mobile phone display screens.  more

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Handset Manufacturers to Support the Joint Innovation Lab Widgets Standard

The Joint Innovation Lab (JIL) had announced that handset manufacturers, LG Electronics, Research In Motion, Samsung and Sharp will support its widget specification in future mobile handsets from Q1 2010. more

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DoCoMo Shows Off Concept Phone Made from Wood

Japan's NTT DoCoMo says that it has developed a mobile phone prototype made with the surplus wood of trees culled during thinning operations to maintain healthy forests.  more

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