Sony have two very flashy GSM handsets the Z5 and J5 that have the Microsoft
Mobile Explorer browser installed which allows you to look at html on a phone.
You can see and buy them ex contract at http://www.extele.com. They display
approx. 70% of iMode content but obviously do not support many of the
individual features from the Japanese handsets. They are fine for the mainly
There is also a phone called the Benefon Q which is also very sleek and it can
be bought directly from an innovative company called Benefon.com. They both
have a Microsoft Emulator available but we find it does not work very well.
The WAP functions on all three phones reject certain WAP sites that work on
other phones due to a strange part of the browser. I have used all three
phones and they are excellent for voice and in general their displays are
superior to most other European/US handsets - but not upto the Japanese
"Eijkemans, Paul" wrote:
> Are there any GSM phones available supporting I-Mode technology?
> -----Original Message-----
> NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest cellphone company, will soon allow i-Mode users
> to access its mobile Internet service from the US and Europe.
> [ Did you check the archives? http://www.appelsiini.net/keitai-l/ ]
-- Binary/unsupported file stripped by Listar --
-- Type: text/x-vcard
-- File: peter.vcf
-- Desc: Card for Peter Bellew
[ Did you check the archives? http://www.appelsiini.net/keitai-l/ ]
Received on Tue Dec 12 10:56:25 2000