The Japanese carrier au by KDDI launched Infobar A03 - a smartphone created by the prominent industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa. The Kyocera-made handset with aluminum body will be available to order in four different colors - Pool, Mocha Brown, Sakura Iro, and Nishikigoi.
Infobar A03 is not all about looks. The eye-catching body of the handset packs high-end specs, which include Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of expandable memory.
The handsetís display is a 4.5Ē 1080p unit. A 13MP main camera, 2MP front-facing unit, and full connectivity suite are also on board. Like most Japanese market smartphones, the Infobar A03 offers IPX5/IPX8 rating, thus meaning that it can be submersed in water.
The OS on board of the smartphone is Android 4.4. The custom UI has been created by the award-winning web designer Yugo Nakamura.
There will be a number of design-centric accessories available for the device. They range from bright-colored cases, all the way to a cool-looking wooden dock.
Infobar A03 will hit the shelves in Japan in February. Donít count on a release outside its motherland.