If trends among Japanese tech companies are a harbinger of things to come, wire-free inductive chargers will become more of a presence in the United States. Panasonic, Maxwell and other companies all had such chargers on display at CEATEC.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
Although many of the smartphones on display at CEATEC and other Japanese venues feature next-generation, often Japan-specific hardware, they have an overwhelming tendency to run Google Android (as seen here, with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10).
Fujitsu Arrows Tab LTE F-01D
The Fujitsu Arrows Tab LTE F-01D leverages its camera for hands-free gesture control. Its also waterproof, in case you want to take it with you into the shower.
LG Optimus Pad
T-Mobile used this 8.9-inch tablet from LG Electronics as the basis for its stateside G-Slate. It runs Android and boasts a dual-camera configuration in back for shooting in 3D.
A smartphone capable of projecting an image on a nearby wall—useful for presentations.
This feature phone has an exterior case made from wood.
Here is a smartphone with a giant 16.3-megapixel camera.
A smartphone that apparently runs a version of Windows other than Windows Phone or Windows Mobile.
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Chic feature phones also boast a significant presence on the Japanese mobile market.
A Sharp Aquos 3D smartphone.
The rear of the Aquos 3D smartphone, with its two cameras.
LG Optimus Bright L-07C
An Android-powered smartphone with a bright (actually, make that super-bright) 4-inch display.