Sharp has announced a very intriguing new mid-range smartphone called the Aquos S2. While the specs aren’t going to blow you away, the first thing you’ll notice is the display. It looks eerily similar to the one on the unreleased Essential Phone.
Sharp has announced a new display to add to its lineup, and it happens to be the highest resolution mobile display yet. The IGZO display has a size of 5.5-inches and mind-blowing 4K resolution of 2160×3840. That leaves the display with a ridiculously high PPI (pixels-per-inch) count of 806. While today’s phones are ... Read More »
When you think of manufacturers breaking new ground, Sharp usually isn’t one that pops into mind. The company, better known for TVs, is only mildly active in the world of smartphones, and most are either low-end or are exclusive to Japan. But Sharp recently presented a new phone that changes perspective on the company.
While the Sharp Aquos Crystal is intended to be a mid-range device, there’s no doubt that it’s aiming to be a great one that outshines the others in its area. As such, performance is a key factor. The Sharp Aquos Crystal has great design, but do its internal specs match up? We’ve tested it out in everyday ... Read More »
More often than not, mid-range and low-end Android phones are haunted by poor software. The hardware on the phones is average to begin with, and adding an extra layer of custom software only serves to slow down the device even more. Fortunately, this is not so with the Sharp Aquos Crystal. In a market full ... Read More »
You’re browsing through your local smartphone retailer, appraising their wares. As you move through the rows, you start to notice a common trend in the design of the phones. A flat slab of a display that’s marked by two large bezels on the top and bottom and two smaller ones on the left and right. ... Read More »
The innovative new Android smartphone, the Sharp Aquos Crystal, has arrived. Sporting no bezel around the display, the Sharp Aquos Crystal is an affordable Android phone with a very fresh and appealing design and form factor. The device features an edge-to-edge 5-inch display, which is unlike any other phone on the market. In lieu of ... Read More »
The Sharp Aquos Crystal, Sharp’s phone with an edgeless display, is now available at Boost Mobile for $149.99. You can pick it up at a Boost Mobile retail store or a Best Buy store. For Boost Mobile customers, the white version is the only model available. The Aquos Crystal will ... Read More »
Sharp is making a new entry into the US market with its unique Aquos Crystal smartphone. Sharp hasn’t been a major player in the US up to now, but it has quite a name in some Asian countries. While we’ve drooled over some of its Japan-exclusive smartphones, we can at least expect to see one ... Read More »
Move over 4.x-inch 720p displays, you low resolution toys of yesteryear. Your time is up. Starting this month, there’s going to be a new sheriff in town: Sharp’s 5-inch full HD 1920×1080 443 ppi displays are slated to go into production this month. And they could find their way into phones that will hit shelves ... Read More »