Did you know Kyocera made the world's first mobile color video phone in 1999?!?!
May 17 is World Telecommunication & Information Society Day, so today we are looking back at the history of Kyocera's mobile phone innovations.
1999: Kyocera launches the world's first mobile color video phone featuring single front-facing camera able to send two images per second using a PHS communication system. This innovation helped make mobile phone communications fun and set the stage for modern smartphone video communication.
2015: Kyocera introduces two new innovative smartphones to the Japanese market: TORQUE G02, the world's first smartphone featuring seawater resistance, and DIGNO rafre, the world's first hand-soap washable smartphone enabling users to keep their smartphone clean without risk of water damage.
From the 1990's through to today, Kyocera has helped develop countless innovations in mobile telecommunications technology. For a full list of our mobile devices available around the world, click here: