Cellular telephone for accepting handwritten characters from back side

Application Number: 00108633
Application Date: 2000.03.25
Publication Number: 1270468
Publication Date: 2000.10.18
Priority Information: 1999/3/26 JP 83646/99
International: H04M1/02
Applicant(s) Name: NEC Corp.
Inventor(s) Name: Ishikami Masahiro
Patent Agency Code: 72001
Patent Agent: li efei
Abstract A touch panel is provided on the back of a mobile terminal which has a display area and an operation entry part on its front. The mobile terminal is configured to allow a user to press the touch panel with a finger, which supports the mobile terminal on the back thereof, to enter information. Information entry is done by entering the locus of a character or a graphic or by selecting from items displayed on a screen in the display area. In addition, the mobile terminal is configured to allow the user, through the touch panel, to control the scroll of the screen.