Sharp has launched a new smartphone in Japan called the Sharp Aquos R6 that comes with a 1″ Leica main camera sensor and the world’s largest ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is equipped with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC along with 12GB of RAM.
The smartphone is set to launch after mid-June when the pricing details of the smartphone should also presumably be made available. There’s no information as to when or if the smartphone will be made available in other parts of the world.
Sharp Aquos R6 Specifications
The Sharp Aquos R6 sports a 6.6-inch adaptive 240Hz WUXGA+ (1,260 x 2,730 pixels) Pro IGZO OLED display with 2000-nits of peak brightness. The phone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage which is expandable up to 1TB via MicroSD card.
It features a single camera with a 20-megapixel 1″ CMOS sensor with Leica Summicron lens with f/1.9 aperture, in addition to a 12.6-megapixel f/2.3 front facing camera. There’s a ToF sensor to the right of the rear camera with an LED flash below it. The fingerprint sensor of AQUOS R6 is equipped with “Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max” which is 11 times larger than the conventional one and the largest size in the world.
The device runs on Android 11 and is backed by a 5000mAh battery with fast charging support. Additional features include a dedicated Google Assistant key, IPX5/IP68 water and dust resistance and more. Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port.