By Michelle Cheung

The functions listed in this article come with several phones available in Japan, but I’m just using Toshiba’s V603T as a sample. Many of you might already be aware of all of this, but for those that aren’t, check out what some mobiles in Japan can do:

    Not only is this phone’s screen able to swing 360 degrees (to the back of the phone), it also lets users stream TV programs and capture images of the shows.

    It allows users to sing karaoke to the music video or connect a cable to your TV and use the cell as a microphone.

    It gives you a rating on how well (or terrible) you sang.

    You can play games using the TV as your screen.

    It is also a electronic dictionary and accepts miniSD card.

Check out the V603T catalog. (PDF)