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NEC to bring the world's slimmest smartphone to the US

30 August, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
NEC to bring the world's slimmest smartphone to the US - read the full textSure it might not be the powerhouse that the Samsung Galaxy S II is, but to many fans of super-slim smartphones the NEC Medias N-04C is the phone to have. And we just got word that NEC will be bringing the 7.7mm droid to the US. The information comes from Nikkei, Japan's biggest business daily...

 

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Meh... too thick... will wait for Samsung to release their super-thin-paper-like phone... JK :D

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  • 2011-09-01 14:15
  • 3pw6

> In reply to Games Goblin @ 2011-08-31 16:35 from vGNU - click to readDo you wear extra skinny jeans? SGSII is pretty sturdy. I wear slim jeans, I don't get scared. In fact I sometimes don't even notice it there. I sit cross legged on my chair at work too. lol

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  • 2011-08-31 23:12
  • Ti8v

Is it just me or do you guys feel uncomfortable with super thin phones such as this in your pocket?? When I put my friend's SGS2 in my pocket and sat down, I was scared to death getting a feeling that the phone is going to break in half!! If SGS2 is 9mm and this is 7mm - that feeling will be amplified!

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  • 2011-08-31 16:35
  • vGNU

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-31 14:57 from MUaw - click to readIt's not thinner, you should read a little bit! :P

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  • 2011-08-31 16:04
  • La5R

This Phone is ugly, the Xperia Arc is thinner

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  • 2011-08-31 14:57
  • MUaw

it came first before experia arc. i live in japan.

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  • 2011-08-31 14:02
  • v0XH

the japanese are beginning to spin... go NEC-casio-hitachi, sharp, panasonic, kyocera, fujitsu-toshiba, sony ericsson... if japanese will fight neck to neck with other smartphone manufacturer it would be a very tough fight for every manufacturer and we will have a lot of choice in the market.. Yes............

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  • 2011-08-31 13:37
  • RxVs

> In reply to Ashura @ 2011-08-30 21:46 from MA%X - click to readyes, i'm aware of that. thats what's known as an 'example'... look it up

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  • 2011-08-31 11:59
  • MVg6

looks like Omnia HD to me.lolzz

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  • 2011-08-31 11:15
  • iwpB

> In reply to droid @ 2011-08-30 20:33 from PjA6 - click to readI mentioned Ntt Docomo, because they are the biggest operator in Japan, and also they have the coolest and best devices, but I don't want to blame the others!! The Infobar looks fantastic! I really like the Japanese phones. In Japan you can buy 16 MP camera phones, you can buy waterproof phones, you can buy 3D screen phones as well.

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  • 2011-08-31 08:44
  • La5R

Samsung tried to make thinner mobile phone and NEC too. but NEC mobilephone is the thinner than Samsung. Samsung made thin mobilephone. You'll say "Good job" but NEC made the thinner phone. You'll say"Too thin and it'll crack". Please don't say" It's nothing to do with Samsung". They are always trying to make something new. This time"thin"mobilephone. That's all.

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  • 2011-08-31 08:28
  • vuKV

What`s with this race for the thinnest phone in the world?!?!?! Give it a few more milimeters and bigger battery! Or, first come up with a new and better battery technology and then make 7mm thick phones, consumers really enjoy charging twice a day...

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  • 2011-08-31 07:42
  • sXKc

> In reply to khalid @ 2011-08-31 06:45 from U3xT - click to readon which country they allow you to drive while typing ?

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  • 2011-08-31 07:38
  • PBRB

full touch screen fones should be banned. As they cause road accidents and many mistakes. I think qwerty key board is good invention and every andriod and apple must have actual qwerty keyboards also. They can help in good typing, user friendly and hence make true smartphones.

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  • 2011-08-31 06:45
  • U3xT

Dude GSM isn't comparing the look of it to SGsll. They are comparing it's thinness. If ya don't have the articles I think ya need to go back to school

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  • 2011-08-31 05:19
  • PNjx

next phone to 2 mm ... soo slimness phone

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  • 2011-08-31 04:24
  • PBJf

Super telephone.

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  • 2011-08-31 00:47
  • 3b@M

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2011-08-30 21:52 from PuT{ - click to readWhat´s wtih the Samsung related comments?This isn´t a sammy phone it´s a NEC phone.Sure GSMArena "compared it" to the sgs but still

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  • 2011-08-30 22:38
  • MA%X

> In reply to Offiong Eniang @ 2011-08-30 21:58 from fsVb - click to readThat looks NOTHING like a Samsung device. I don't know how you came to that conclusion. Its not a black rectangle like most of Samsungs devices are now.

What it does favor though is Sony Ericsson. Its very similar to the Xperia Arc and Play (without the Dpad and buttons).

It looks like a decent device.

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  • 2011-08-30 22:21
  • RbqJ

Nice....has a Samsungish design....I Likey...

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  • 2011-08-30 21:58
  • fsVb

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