December 5, 2011 | by Charles West
Japanese company KDDI today announced a ridiculously slim 4-inch AMOLED phone dubbed the Arrows ES IS12F manufactured by Fujitsu. When I say slim I mean it, this handset measures only 6.7mm at its thinnest point, which is 0.4mm thinner than the Motorola Droid RAZR. The IS12F weighs 105grams and runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Also, consumers will find local Japanese customizations like 1-Seg digital video, Infrared, and Mobile Wallet touch and pay support when it launches in January of next year.
This device isn’t an élite power phone, but it carries some decent specs, including:
- 4-inch AMOLED display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution
- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
- 5-megapixel camera
- 512MB of RAM, 1GB of internal Storage
- WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, CDAM and GSM support
- 1,400mAh battery
- Gorilla Glass
Like I said up top, the Arrows ES IS12F isn’t a power-phone, and because of that consumers will probably overlook it due to specs that are so four months ago. There’s no word as to whether it’ll be arriving stateside, but it did hit the FCC not too long ago with the name ARROWS F-07D. The battle to the thinnest handset in the world has gone on for years, but it seems to have escalated as of late, with the Droid Razr, Samsung Galaxy S II, and the Galaxy Nexus. This Fujitsu offering is clearly not in the league of those phones I’ve named. Besides, I’ll be surprised if the Arrows ES IS12F even sniffs the U.S. shoreline.
Source: The Verge