Overview A variety of smartphone learning events will be held to provide participants with real-world smartphone experience. The Smartphone Learning Bus Tour was conducted on September 27 as the first event.
Participation requirements au Smart Support membership is required.
Details about event programs, schedules, and fees will be provided separately for each event.
2. Launch of au Smart Support Gift Certificates
Overview Gift certificates that provide access to all au Smart Support services and privileges can be purchased only through au Online Shop. With these gift certificates, anyone can give au Smart Support as a present to their parents, friends, or neighbors.
Usage requirements Purchasers: Anyone can purchase gift certificates with a credit card.  Recipients: Only au subscribers can use gift certificates.
Price ¥4,347 (tax included) 
How to purchase Gift certificates can be purchases from au Online Shop.
Release date October 2, 2013
For customers who are not au subscribers, gift certificates can only be purchased with a credit card.
This equals the price for up to 6 months of service (initial 3-month charge of ¥3,150 (tax included) and additional ¥399 (tax included) monthly charge for 3 months).
3. Addition of tablet to devices available for use with Smartphone Trial Rental service
Overview A tablet has been added as a device that is available for use with the Smartphone Trial Rental service , which is a free rental service that lets customers try a smartphone for 15 days before purchase.
Usage requirements Available to au Smart Support members who live in Japan and are at least 20 years of age.
Added tablet model iPad with Retina display
Wi-Fi + Cellular model (16 GB)
How to apply Contact the support team phone number on the au Smart Support member ID that you received after subscribing to au Smart Support.
Tablet application start date October 2, 2013
For more information about the Smartphone Trial Rental service, check the website at the link below.
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iPad is the trademark of Apple Inc.
The information contained in the news releases is current at the time of publication. Products, service fees,service content and specifications, contact information, and other details are subject to change without notice.