Compare our prices and features with Japan's 3 biggest carriers
The following is a table that compares our service with that of Docomo, Softbank, and au. On top of having accessible
English support and a completely online application process, there are many reasons to choose Sakura Mobile.
Monthly Cost & Services
5GB: ¥3,980/mo 20GB: ¥6,680/mo
5GB: ¥8,000/mo 20GB: ¥11,000/mo
Flat per-minute rate plus 30 minutes or more of free calling (for domestic and international calls)
Unlimited domestic calling at a monthly flat rate and a flat per-minute rate for international calls
International: From ¥15JPY/30sec
International: From ¥31/30sec
Free incoming calls
- Benefit Summary - With Sakura Mobile, unlimited domestic calling is not available in order to provide the most cost-effective plans for our customers.
Free minutes can be used by calling with our designated extention (prefix number), applicable to both domestic and international calls.
Other Costs & Conditions
Activation fee: ¥15,000 → ￥5000 (Promo Now!) All fees are included into one time activation fee.
- Benefit Summary -
We combine all the hidden fees into a simple one-time activation fee. We also do not require our customers to buy a Japanese phone. No early termination fees will be incurred, as we do not require a two-year contract.
Support & Other Benefits
Expertise in iPhone / Android support
We are very experienced at handing international iPhones.
Support is only for phones purchased through them.
You can cancel online and in English.
You have to go to designated shops.
you can make changes in your contracts or services online such as
a temporary hold of service due to theft, sim card replacement, etc.
Everything is provided online and in English.
Some items can be done online but only in Japanese.
- Benefit Summary - We've eliminated all the requirements that can make getting a phone contract a nightmare. You can't put a price on our stress-free mobile phone experience.
Sakura Mobile operates under NTT docomo network, which is Japan's most chosen network since the mobile phone industry in Japan. Docomo has been developing a solid network throughout the country. Stay connected in every part of Japan.
If you would like to keep your current phone number.
You will have to apply for Sakura Mobile SIM card with a "MNP reservation number".
You can request a MNP reservation number by visiting the store of your current provider. (Docomo shop / Softbank shop / au shop)
For further details, please check our FAQ.
If you do not need to keep your current phone number.