Sharp Mobile has unveiled a new smartphone in Japan called the Sharp Aquos R2. The smartphone comes in Premium Black, Platinum White, Aquamarine, Coral Pink and Rose Red colour options. Sharp has not revealed the pricing for this smartphone yet and will be available in later this summer.
The Sharp Aquos R2 features a 6-inch IGZO full LCD 2.5D curved glass display with screen resolution of 3040 x 1440 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio. It is armed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core 2.8GHz processor, which is clubbed with 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of Internal storage, with an option to expand up to 400GB storage via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and is backed up by a 3130 mAh battery with fast Charge support.
On the camera front, the Aquos R2 flaunts a dual rear camera – one 16.3-megapixel sensor for video recording with 135-degree ultra-wide-angle lens and another 22.6-megapixel sensor for capturing images. In its front lies a 16.3-megapixel snapper for selfies and video chats. The smartphone houses a fingerprint scanner, which is embedded in its home button. This smartphone supports 4G/LTE and comes with all basic connectivity options like WiFi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), GPS, Bluetooth 5.0 etc. The handset measures 156 x 74 x 9 mm and weighs 181 grams. This handset is water and dust resistant (IPX5/ IPX8/ IP6X), and a USB Type-C USB port is placed on its bottom. It also features Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and Dolby AC-4 audio setup to provide the best audio experience.
The device comes pre-loaded with the company’s own AI assistant dubbed as EMOPA, which gives the user audio and text messages and changes the screen, depending on the time, place, and user’s personal needs. The AI live shutter support will click images automatically during movie shooting.