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More cool Japanese phone news comes our way with the new KDDI lineup, allowing you to watch short segments of digital programming on your mobile phone. Made for KDDI's main phone service au, these phones aren't only state of the art, but should have afforadable service as well—something all of us would like to see more of as new features increase. In addition to the digital TV function, these phones will also gives you access to something called "Hello Messenger", which lets you send text messages and images to up to four other people—kind of like a group chat on your computer. The phones will be manufactured by Sanyo and Kyocera.

Japan's KDDI unveils phones with digital TV, chat [Reuters]