Following the world fashion forsmartphones the Japanese yielded and started replacing their productswith "smart" devices and since there aren't any worthydesign concepts out there they went for the classic candy bar designwith straight lines, glossy surfaces, no metal, a bit of chrome and,unfortunately, a plastic display cover. The phone's dimensions are127х64х11.9 mm / 5x2.52x0.47 in and it weighs in 138 g / 4.87 oz.
The back panel reveals the battery, theSIM and the SD card slots when removed as well as the relatively loudmono speaker. The front side is rather plain – a solid plasticsurface covering a 4.2" display, three standard buttons (Menu,Home, Back) at the bottom, the call loudspeaker, the front camera,light sensor and a light indicator. The NTT Docomo logo is rightabove the screen. The buttons work fine, however, I think the whitebacklight is rather dim and some people won't find it sufficientlybright.
The right side features the volumerocker, the camera shutter button and the Search button which isusually placed in the front panel together with the main controls. Atthe top side you'll find the micro HDMI slot protected with a lid andthe audio jack. Unlike regular Japanese Flip phones that featureproprietary jacks this one uses a regular 3.5mm jack. And at thebottom there are the microUSB slot for syncing and charging, the micand the strap hole.