Japan in late September will get an Android-based “Yahoo! Phone SoftBank 009SH Y” — SoftBank, the provider of the phone, is Yahoo Japan’s biggest shareholder, and the emergence of such a handset makes even more sense.
The phone is manufactured by Sharp and is the rebranded version of the so-called “AQUOS PHONE THE PREMIUM SoftBank 009SH” the company showed a few weeks back. It features Android 2.3 as the OS, a 4-inch LCD with QHD resolution, an 8MP CMOS camera, Bluetooth 3.0, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, a microSDHC slot, a digital TV tuner, an e-wallet function, infrared communication, etc.
SoftBank subscribers choosing the phone become Yahoo Japan premium members for free for two years (instead of having to pay $4.50 monthly) and can also get additional points for every purchase made on Yahoo Shopping for the next two years.
Based on the usage of the web version of Yahoo! JAPAN topics such as search and news Yahoo! Yahoo!, aggregate high-demand services on the home screen “Yahoo! home” “Yahoo! Phone” has been standard equipment on.
Currently, standard applications are installed for the Android 1 of 13 types that are available from Yahoo! JAPAN includes:
“Yahoo! Calendar ‘” Check Stock Yahoo! Finance “,” Yahoo! Map Loco “” Yahoo! headline “‘ Yafuoku”, “forecast” Electrical “Weather Yahoo!” “Yahoo! Topics”, “Search Yahoo!” “Yahoo! Dictionary “” Yahoo! clip “” Loco Yahoo! route information “” GyaO! “
Two-year point Yahoo! Shopping, ? 2 up to 10 times
Usually, every three months, depending on the rank of the target service availability will vary, the rank of Star Club “2-Year Gold (over $ 50,000 subject to a three-month service use)” is.