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iida – a new brand for KDDI’s design series

KDDI created a new brand: “iida” for the long running best selling AU design series mobile phones. KDDI introduced some of the most recent iida design series models at the KDDI Designing Center. In addition to the earlier Yamaha musical instruments phones, KDDI introduced a spectacular phone created by Yayoi Kusama.

Fun is the green leaved charger….

KDDI iida charger
KDDI iida charger
KDDI iida design series - by Yayoi Kusama
KDDI iida design series – by Yayoi Kusama
KDDI iida mobile phone by Yayoi Kusama
KDDI iida mobile phone by Yayoi Kusama
KDDI iida mobile phones by Yayoi Kusama
KDDI iida mobile phones by Yayoi Kusama

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PENCK (KDDI-AU Designer Series)

KDDI/AU Designer Series Model PENCK

designed by Makoto Saito Design Office Inc.

Today, February 18, KDDI-AU introduced PENCK – the latest model in the Designer Series, designed by Makoto Saito Design Office Inc.:

Designer: Makoto Saito Design Office Inc.
Data rate = 2.4 Mbps
Music = Chaku-Uta-Full, stereo speakers
Camera = 1.24 Megapixel, incl QR barcode reader
GPS = incl. Naviwalk navigation
and more…

When I was asked to brief the President of Germany, Horst Koehler, on Japan’s technology sector, KDDI kindly loaned me PENCK-phones, which I used in one of the demonstrations for President Koehler of Japan’s mobile phone industry.

PENCK phone by Makoto Saito Design Office for KDDI designer series
PENCK phone by Makoto Saito Design Office for KDDI designer series
PENCK phone by Makoto Saito Design Office for KDDI designer series
PENCK phone by Makoto Saito Design Office for KDDI designer series

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Marc Newson designed Talby concept phone announced by KDDI

KDDI Design Project (today branded iida)

Marc Newson designed Talby concept phone for Japan’s mobile operator KDDI – au

On 13 October 2004, KDDI/AU announced “talby”, the third phone in their “AU design series”. Volume sales start in December 2004. We expect that “talby” will be similarly successful as “infobar” one year ago.

“talby” is a fully featured 3G phone with camera (640×480 pixel), QVGA display, EZappli/BREW, Chaku-uta, email, EZweb, PIM, GPS/EZnaviwalk,…

Marc Newson - KDDI-AU design series: talby by Marc Newson
KDDI-AU design series: talby by Marc Newson

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