NTT DoCoMo has officially announced the forthcoming availability of the Sharp SH-06A NERV handset developed in conjunction with Studio Khara, NTT DoCoMo and Hideaki Anno.Â The phone will be used as a product tie-in and plot device for the forthcoming Eva 2.0 film releasing next month.
The handset features a 3.3 inch WVGA resolution display, quadband GSM/EDGE and triband HSDPA support for international use, 10 megappixel main CCD camera, front-mounted VGA camera and microSDHC expansion slot.
The handset will be available for purchase from next month until July solidifying its place as a limited edition model.
Hideaki Anno was on hand to present the handset during the press conference for the carrier’s Summer 2009 Handset Lineup and demonstrated the phones custom packaging which included a custom carrying case, box packaging, and manual.Â As expected of an Evangelion product tie-in the phone will also feature custom ringtones from the movie.
30,000 units will be produced with 10,000 being set aside for early reservation before general sale next month.