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KYOCERA Introduces W64K, an Easy-to-Use One-Seg Mobile Phone

Beautiful, Brilliant Form

June 3, 2008
(This document was translated from the Japanese press release.)

Kyocera Corporation (President: Makoto Kawamura) today announced that it will begin marketing the W64K, a one-seg mobile phone for au that is designed to ensure superior usability and features a beautiful brilliant form.

The W64K comes with Single-Shot One-Seg Activation and One-Touch Dial that allow easy access to its functions without complicated operations. The handset also comes packed with basic functions such as a 2.7 inch wide QVGA liquid crystal display, 1.97 megapixel auto-focus camera and PC Website Viewer. The W64K has a front panel that beautifully changes color depending on the angle of light. Additionally the handset is illuminated when there is an incoming call. This model is offered in two colors: Brilliant Gold and Floral Pink.
The W64K is a Kyocera model included in the new au models released by KDDI Corporation today.

Photo: W64K: Brilliant Gold (left) and Floral Pink
W64K: Brilliant Gold (left) and Floral Pink

Model W64K
Price Open price
Color of main body Brilliant Gold and Floral Pink
Sales companies KDDI Corporation, Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company

Main Features
1. Brilliant front panel
The entire front panel emanates vaporous color, adding a touch of class to the handset. This allows the handset to change its color beautifully depending on the angle of light. Eight illuminations light up rhythmically to beautify the panel when there is an incoming call or when the handset is folded.
The body color of Brilliant Gold provides a feeling of calmness and a touch of class to the handset, while Floral Pink adds elegance to the cuteness with a shiny glaze.
2. Packed with user-friendly functions
(1) Single-shot one-Seg Activation
One-seg starts up simply by folding the body with the screen rotated. The main display is a 2.7 inch wide QVGA liquid crystal display which uses a clear, hardened and anti-scratch glass.
(2) One touch dial
The handset enables the user to preset a number for the 1, 2, and 3 keys. Calls to the preset numbers can be made just by pressing the key.
(3) Frameless keys
The large and easy-to-press frameless keys allow the user to write a long message comfortably without getting tired.
(4) Information key
The Information Key is conveniently located just where the finger touches when taking the phone out of a breast pocket or a bag, making it easy to check the time or for recent calls or e-mail.
3. Other important functions
(1) 1.97 megapixel auto-focus camera
(2) PC website viewer
(3) au smart sports compatibility
(4) LISMO video clips compatibility

Main Specifications
Dimensions (mm)
W x H x D
Approx. 49×106×15.4 (approx. 18.9mm at the thickest point when the handset is folded)
Weight Approx. 130g (including batteries)
Continuous call duration Approx. 250 minutes
Continuous standby time Approx. 300 hours
Main display 2.7 inch 260,000 color TFT liquid crystal display / 240 x 400 dots (wide QVGA)
Sub display 0.76 inch white organic EL / 96×36 dots
Camera Approx. 1.97 megapixel CMOS camera with auto-focus function
Data folder capacity Approx. 100MB (or 1000 items)
External memory microSD™ memory card (sold separately / max. 2GB)
*The continuous call duration and the continuous standby time are the average durations when the au handset has stable, sufficient signal reception, and may be shorter depending on the area and conditions of use. Both the continuous call duration and the continuous standby time become shorter when the handset has been used for both purposes. The continuous call duration and the continuous standby time are correct at the time of product release and are subject to change without notice due to changes in the specifications of the system and other components by KDDI Group companies. *Other trademarks in this news release are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective manufacturers.