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Sharp to Commence the Shipment of a New Quick Messaging Phone Supporting MediaFLO™*1 Service to AT&T*2 for the U.S. Market

28 July 2010 312 No Comment

Sharp Corporation will start the shipment of a new quick messaging phone FX to AT&T, one of the biggest wireless operators in the United States. FX supports AT&T Mobile TV powered by MediaFLO™, a multimedia broadcasting service for mobile handsets, and also incorporates versatile functions including social networking service (SNS) applications such as Twitter™ and Facebook™. FX will be available from AT&T, starting July 25, 2010 in the U.S. market.

FX provides user-friendly features with a compact and light weight design incorporating a 3.0-inch WQVGA touch screen LCD and QWERTY keyboard. It supports MediaFLO™, which provides access to a maximum of fifteen TV channels, including news, sports, dramas, and music programs. The touch screen LCD and QWERTY keyboard enable intuitive operation and smooth text input. It also supports various SNS, and can be used as a compact SNS terminal for your social life.

Model STX-2 (Product name of AT&T: “FX”)
Dimensions / Weight 114 x 56.6 x 14.8mm / Approx. 142.5g
Features supports MediaFLO™
3.0-inch WQVGA touch screen LCD,
A-GPS, QWERTY keyboard, 2-megapixel camera
Communication system HSDPA/UMTS, GSM/GPRS/EDGE, Bluetooth®

*1 MediaFLO™ is a mobile broadcasting platform to transmit multimedia contents to mobile handsets, approved as an international standard by ITU (International Telecommunication Union). In 2008, AT&T started a commercial service called “AT&T Mobile TV” supporting MediaFLO™ technology. MediaFLO™ is a trademark of Qualcomm Inc.
*2 AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
Note:
- This product is not designed for the Japanese market.
- Twitter™ is a trademark of Twitter, Inc.
- Facebook™ is a trademark of Facebook, Inc.
- Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

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