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かんたん携帯9 (Simple Phone 9)

2016 Spring model

かんたん携帯9 Simple phone - Large screen & large display characters, clear and easy-to-hear voice calls
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Key features

  • User-friendly design that features a big screen and large, easy-to-read characters.
  • The four "Rakutomo Buttons" let you register your home phone number or people that you contact frequently to enable quick voice calls and messaging.
  • The "Light-up Notification Button" advises you when incoming calls, missed calls, and incoming messages are received using lights.
  • Use the LINE communication app to connect with your friends and family.
  • Supports high-quality voice calls with VoLTE/HD Voice (3G), making voice calls more clear and higher quality than regular voice calls.
  • Equipped with a high-performance camera with a back-illuminated CMOS sensor featuring approximately 8 million effective pixels, images can be captured with high sensitivity and reduced noise even in areas with a low amount of light.
  • This highly water-, and dust-resistant device can be used in a wide range of everyday situations.

Specifications & In the box

Release Date and Manufacturer

Release Date
February 25, 2016
Sharp Corporation

Basic Specifications

Japanese, English
Approximately W51 x H113 x D17.6 mm (when folded. not including protrusion)
Approximately 127 g
Talk Time
(in normal reception conditions)*1
4G LTE: Approximately 480 minutes / 3G: Approximately 660 minutes / GSM: Approximately 410 minutes
Standby Time
(when phone not in use)*1
4G LTE: Approximately 460 hours / 3G: Approximately 630 hours / GSM: Approximately 530 hours
Charging Time
Approximately 110 minutes
External Memory / Recommended Size*2*3
micro SDHC memory card / 32 GB maximum
1.1 GHz(quad-core)
Data Communication Methods*4
Use within Japan
4G(FDD-LTE): 900 MHz / 1.7 GHz / 2.1 GHz
3G(W-CDMA): 900 MHz / 2.1 GHz
Use in Overseas
4G(FDD-LTE): 1.7 GHz / 2.1 GHz
3G(W-CDMA): 900 MHz / 2.1 GHz
GSM: 900 MHz / 1800 MHz / 1900 MHz
Data Transfer Speeds*5
Maximum Download Speed: 112.5 Mbps*6
Maximum Upload Speed: 37.5 Mbps
Talk Time and standby time are based on average usage times in Japan with normal connectivity conditions. Depending on usage conditions and configured features, the usage time can become less than half.
If data stored in an external memory card is used on a different mobile phone (from which the data was stored), it may not display/play back properly. Memory cards are sold separately unless they are noted as included in a product.
External memory cards that are greater in size than the maximum recommended size may not operate properly.
This product supports FDD-LTE (SoftBank 4G LTE) and AXGP (SoftBank 4G), which are both listed as "4G".
As a best effort delivery method is used, you may experience slower data transfer speeds or lose your connection depending on network conditions (for example if traffic volume is extremely high). Data transfer speeds vary according to the service area.
Depending on the service area, the maximum download speed may be 75 Mbps, 37.5 Mbps or lower.

Detail Specifications


Display Size
Approximately 3.4 inches / Approximately 1.3 inches
Display Type and Color
TFT(16.77 million colors) / OEL
Display Resolution
Quad HD(960 x 540 dots) / 128 x 128 dots


Effective Pixels/Image Sensor
Main Camera: Approximately 8 megapixel / CMOS
× (not supported)
○ (supported)
Image Stabilization
× (not supported)
Maximum Storage Space
1450 photos(8M)
Maximum Photo Size
3264 x 2448 dots
○ (supported)
Macro Shooting
○ (supported)
Continuous Shooting
○ (supported)
Maximum Storage Space
2 GB
Maximum Video Size
1280 x 720 dots
Maximum Recording Time
Approximately 90 minutes
Video Email Attachments
○ (supported)
Movie Sha-mail (Email) Support/Video Recording Time
○ (supported)


Full Seg
× (not supported)
One Seg
○ (supported)
Continuous Playback Time
One Seg: Approximately 6 hours and 50 minutes


○ (supported)
Email Type
S!Mail [Movie Sha-mail(Email), Sha-mail(Email)]
Received Email Storage/Sent Email Storage*7
10000 e-mails / 5000 e-mails
The number of emails that can be stored varies according to the data size.

Other Features

IPX5*8 / IPX8*9
Flash® support
× (not supported)
× (not supported)
Infrared Communication*11
○ (supported)
DLNA Server
× (not supported)
QR Code Recognition
○ (supported)
Maximum Number of Speed Dial Contacts
Depends on the amount of free space in the external memory.
Facial Recognition
× (not supported)
TV Output
× (not supported)
Maximum Number of Contacts
Depends on the amount of free space in the external memory.
Easy Voicemail
○ (supported)
Data Folder Space*12
Approximately 4.8 GB
TV Call
× (not supported)
World Phone
○ (supported)
Media Player
○ (supported)
× (not supported)
Simple Mode
× (not supported)
IPX5 indicates the device is able to operate even after conditions where water is projected at all angles at the device through a 6.3 mm nozzle at a flow rate of 12.5 liters per min from a distance of 3 meters for at least 3 minutes.
IPX7 indicates the device is able to operate even after being immersed in tepid (room temperature) tap water or still water at a depth of 1 meter for approximately 30 minutes.
Wireless connectivity with all Bluetooth® devices is not guaranteed.
Data connectivity with all infrared enabled devices is not guaranteed. Depending on the device, some data cannot be transferred (sent or received).
Actual free space may differ.


Standard set included with the mobile phone purchase Mobile phone & Accessory kit
Accessory kit
Accessories can also be purchased individually
AC adapter [SHBFN1] ¥3,024 Buy online
Cradle [SHEEN1] ¥1,512 Buy online
Quick Start guide
Remarks and Notes


  • A subscription to a flat-rate data plan is highly recommended to use a SoftBank handsets.
  • All screenshots are images. Actual screenshots may differ.
  • In order to improve the functions and features of the product, specifications and designs may change without notice.