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Postby emiko08 » Fri, 09 Dec 2005 12:33 pm

Bremen wrote:Starhub has launched iMode, so theoretically jap iMode phones should work with a Starhub iMode SIM card.


no. Japan's i-mode can't be used with the starhub i-mode card. :cry:

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Postby luvtea » Tue, 13 Dec 2005 10:52 am

Hey Kobedayou,

Hmm you could have tried calling the japanese mobile provider to unlock your keitai before you cancelled the line. I experienced the simlock issue when I used the local simcard with my phone from the states. What I did was call up the mobile provider back in the states and unlocked it on my own according to their instructors. It was abit tricky but no need for cables.

Hmm i don't think many places would unlock phones. Mainly for security purposes. But good luck with finding one.
Namaste..

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Postby emiko08 » Tue, 13 Dec 2005 12:12 pm

:P
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Postby droozzz » Tue, 27 Dec 2005 10:10 pm

So now what are the models of the vodafones tat can in used in Singapore and Japan ? U are using one now ?

Please tell me which are the ones ... me desired to have a J phone.

Thanks so much !
emiko08 wrote:
Vodafone right now has many unlocked phones. :cool: it can be used in both Japan&Triband network.

tanoshi

hey all! i have some queries..

Postby tanoshi » Wed, 07 Jun 2006 12:50 am

hi everyone! read all your replies and i was really excited, hahaha :D because i have been looking at this model (vodafone v903; by sharp) for quite some time. but i do not know where to get it. and what is the response of it. any good reasonable deals? :P

i think if you want to get your phone unlocked, maybe you could try sim lim square?

been to japan once and i was really captivated and fascinated by their j-phones!! it's really very cool!! arh.... hahaha,..... :lol:

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Postby hashbaby » Wed, 07 Jun 2006 10:59 pm

:???:

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Postby emiko08 » Tue, 20 Jun 2006 7:09 pm

droozzz wrote:So now what are the models of the vodafones tat can in used in Singapore and Japan ? U are using one now ?

Please tell me which are the ones ... me desired to have a J phone.

Thanks so much !


Hello. Do you mean J-Phone or Japanese Phone?
J-Phone cannot be used in Singapore.
Only 3G phones/

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Re: usage of JAPANESE CELLPHONES in Singapore

Postby ray4u2c » Thu, 20 Jul 2006 3:25 pm

emiko08 wrote:hi to ANY JAPANESE! or anybody,

i just came to Singapore. i know that the mobile phone network here is GSM and Japan is CDMA. i would like to know if there is any phone from Japan (NTT DOCOMO,J PHONE etc..) that can be used in singapore with a SIM card from Singapore? <<means>> do i have to get a FOMA phone or 3G? but i realise that FOMA or 3G phone do not use SIM card.

somebody please help. thanks!


Dear Emiko:

It has been some time after your 1st posting in regards to the above quote and I hope some my little knowledge could help a little, if not all, you and anyone whom is deperating (similarly to me) for a japanese cellphone to be used in Singapore.

There are TWO major concerns :o before you decide on bringing back any japanese cellphone model for local use:

(i) Unlockable SIM Card-Based (preferably to unlock it in Japan) eg. Some NTT DoCoMo FOMA and Vadafone Japan 3G;

(ii) Compatable to GSM Network (the most killing criteria) eg. Some KDDI au with Global Expert, roam-ready NTT DoCoMo and Vadafone Japan 3G.

After filtering all the latest and available japanese cellphones with above two basis, it's sorry to tell not many models (particularly those with fanstatic features) leave in our purchase list. :???:

Enclosed some of the latest recommended models (in fact, too little to choose for :?) which "protentially" to be used in Singapore.
(IMPORTANT: pls to consult with the Sale / Service Providers in Japan and specify clerarly to use it in SINGAPORE before any transaction takes place)

Check on the attached links for those offered by the THREE telcom giants :P in the land of rising sun.

(i) NTT DoCoMo: http://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/roaming/
(ii) KDDI "au": http://www.au.kddi.com/kaigai/gp/taio_kishu/index.html
(iii) Vodafone Japan, formerly J-Phone (Except for 802N, 703Nand 905SH): http://www.vodafone.jp/japanese/product ... l?cc_2215=

Hope it helps....

Thanks.


Best regards,
:)

updated on 20 Jul 2006

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Postby blues_bleu » Fri, 01 Sep 2006 11:15 am

emiko08 wrote:Thank you all for the replies!

I finally know of a phone which is from Japan and can be used in Singapore! :D



hey, could you tell me what phone can be used in both jap and sin??
could you sms me @90019005
thannksss!!!!


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