Yahoo is the most visited site in Japan, and dedicated phone from here.
An important factor is the fact that SoftBank, the third largest mobile operator in Japan is a major Yahoo shareholder. Why Android? Because the OS is very popular in Japan, in regard to Yahoo’s hardware Phone, we are dealing here with a Sharp, smartphone with Android 1.6, the 4-inch LCD display (resolution qHD), 8 megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.0, WiFi, microSD slot and based on the electronic wallet.
Basically, this model is a rebranded Sharp 009SH Aquos for Yahoo. All applications and services for Android Yahoo will already be preinstalled on the terminal, at Yahoo Japan, Yahoo Japan Home Auctions management, calendar, dictionary and many more. Note that smartphone will debut next month and its buyers who are subscribing SoftBank Japan become premium Yahoo users.