Crypton Future Media, NTT DoCoMo and Sony Mobile Communications are teaming up to offer a Hatsune Miku-themed Sony Xperia smartphone that will launch in Japan in late September, 2013. Only 39,000 of the smartphones will be sold.
The docomo XperiaTM feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E (or simply, “Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku”) smartphone will run Android 4.2 on a quad-core CPU rated at 1.5GHz, paired with 2GB’s worth of RAM. Its dimensions are 131 x 67 x 10.5mm, and the device is fairly light, weighing in at 141g.
The smartphone’s touchscreen is a 4.6″ 720×1280 HD display, and it comes with 32GB of internal storage so there’s enough space for loading all your favourite Vocaloid tunes. There’s a 1.3-megapixel camera mounted on the back of the phone. The device is waterproof and shockproof, and supports NFC, 1seg, and Wi-Fi tethering.
For the full specs and more details on the Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone, head over to this page here.
The Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone was officially unveiled just moments ago on the teaser site dx39.net.
Since it went live on June 16, dx39.net had been teasing some sort of Hatsune Miku announcement by putting up messages and original sound clips composed by various renowned Vocaloid music producers – including livetune and sasakure.UK – on a daily basis.
Today the site revealed that all of the original sound clips uploaded thus far will come pre-installed on the Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone.
But that’s not all; the professional Vocaloid producers’ sound clips are just the beginning. Starting from today, those professional Vocaloid music producers are passing on the baton to you, Miku fans.
NTT DoCoMo along with Piapro are organising a “Find Your MIKU Project” contest where they’re currently soliciting Hatsune Miku-themed “sound logos” (message tones, basically) and background illustrations for use with the Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone.
Miku fans who are inclined to participate in the project can find all the details on what they need to submit over here (instructions are in Japanese).
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