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Old 10-10-2008
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Sharp to present Softbank 824SH world's slimmest waterproof handset

Sharp presented the world's slimmest waterproof handset 'Softbank 824SH' during CEATEC 2008. According to Sharp the 824SH is the thinnest waterproof DMB TV phone and is available in Japan market.


World’s Slimmest Waterproof One Seg

At 15.3mm, the 824SH is the world’s slimmest waterproof One Seg mobile, with a waterproof rating equivalent to IPX5 (JIS IP) and IPX7 (JIS IP). The 824SH's refined metal finish and simple design with an internal One Seg antenna redefines premium design for waterproof mobiles. One Seg can also be viewed comfortably with easy-to-see viewing angles using the exclusive desktop holder.

Multi-illumination Embodies Dual Focus on Ease of Operation and Aesthetics

The rounded design places the 824SH tight in the palm of your hand, and your fingers will love its arch-ridge slim keys. The 824SH achieves the ultimate in comfortable use. The illuminated keyboard and hinge offer a variety of light patterns and colors to alert you to incoming calls, alarms and other notifications.

Features a 3.2 Megapixel Camera, Global Roaming Service and Many Other Basic Functions

Snap photos with a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera, and quickly and easily save names and contact details from business cards with an onboard camera-based Business Card Reader. The 824SH also comes with the PC Mail function and Global Roaming Service, allowing you to send photos you take overseas right away.
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Old 10-10-2008
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Major Functions of Sharp Softbank 824SH

Major Functions
  • 2.8" Widescreen QVGA LCD
  • 3.2 Megapixel Camera
  • Digital TV (One Seg)
  • Media Player
  • microSDHC? Memory Card (sold separately)
  • Bar (QR) Code Reader
  • Bluetooth?
  • IrDA
  • Simple Mode
  • PC Site Browser
  • Global Roaming Service
  • 3G High Speed
  • PC Mail
  • Graphic Mail
  • Customized Screen
  • Video Call
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Specifications and Accessories

  • Weight : 127 g
  • Dimensions : W50.0 ? H105.0 ? D15.3 mm (closed, excluding protrusions)
  • Talk Time (when stationary) : 250 minutes (3G); 230 minutes (GSM)
  • Standby Time (when stationary) : 340 hours (3G); 310 hours (GSM)
  • Charging Time : 140 minutes


Standard Set : Handset + Accessory kit (Open price)

Accessory Kit :
  • Battery Pack
  • Utility software (sample)
  • Desktop Holder
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