i-mode (“information mode”) phone

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Date Introduced
1999 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Credit Line
Gift of Sony Ericsson
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102716385

Japan built the first popular system for mobile web access. Some i-mode sites were officially sanctioned by NTT DoCoMo and linked to its portal page and billing system. But the vast majority were unofficial.