SoftBank Presents World’s First Phone with Built-in Radiation Detector

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May 29, 2012, Tokyo, Japan – A SoftBank campaign model showcases the new Sharp Pantone 5 107SH, an Android smartphone with a built-in radiation detector. This new phone with this first ever built-in radiation detector, is expected to be a popular item among Japanese concerned about radiation levels in the country due to the 2011 nuclear disaster. The phone features a 4 megapixel camera and comes in 8 colors, and will be sold under SoftBank, Japan’s third largest mobile service provider also. (Photo by AFLO)

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President Masayoshi Son of SoftBank introduces a lineup of new smartphones and services during a launch of its 2012 summer models in Tokyo, May 29, 2012. Among the new lineup, the Sharp Pantone 5 107SH, an Andoroid 4.0 smartphone, draws attention to its radiation detecting feature. Japan’s third largest mobile service provider will start using for telecommunications services from July 25 the so-called platinum band, in which waves can travel long distances by circumventing obstacles. (Photo by AFLO)