Last updated: 11 October 2018 – 08:16
Sharp announced the low-end Aquos Sense 2 on 3rd October 2018, and AU by KDDI were the first to officially announce it just nine days later, codenamed SHV43, sheduled for release in early November.
The Aquos Sense 2 comes with a 5.5-inch IGZO panel with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels (FHD+) and an 18:9 aspect ratio. The frame has been...
Last updated: 14 May 2018 – 22:09
Officially announced on 14th March, the Aquos R2 is coming to AU as well. Its model number is SHV42 and it has just appeared in the company lists of certified terminals.
The AU Aquos R2 colour options are: premium black, platinum white, and aquamarine. The release date is planned for early June.
The greatest novelty is the cameras – but unlike...
Last updated: 11 February 2018 – 23:28
The Aquos R compact is also to launch on the AU network, sales starting in late-December.
Advertised as "the most powerful premium compact model in Aquos history", this is the first smartphone for the Japanese market to utilise Sharp's free-form displays (that were showcased as early as mid-2014), beaten by at least three months by...
Last updated: 26 November 2017 – 11:28
Scheduled for release on the AU network in mid-December 2017 is an updated version of the flip-keitai, named Aquos K SHF34. Visually, this phone is an almost exact replica of last year's Aquos K SHF33. Let's see what's new about it.
The Aquos K series comes with the form-factor-standard display size of 3.4 inches and resolution of 540...
Last updated: 9 March 2018 – 10:15
Scheduled for release in early November 2017, the Aquos sense SHV40 by AU KDDI is a mid-range device with little to set it apart from the rest of mid-range Aquos phones. It continues the now-traditional, eye-displeasing and uncomfortable huge-bezel design that makes me wonder if Sharp designers are intentionally trying to bankrupt the company's...
Last updated: 26 November 2017 – 15:20
AU KDDI announced their version of the Aquos R, codenamed SHV39, on 30.05.2017.
The AU Aquos R SHV39 supports the following radio bands:
4G LTE: 700 MHz (Band 28), 800 MHz (Band 18/26), 1.7 GHz (Band 3), 2 GHz (Band 1), 3.5 GHz (Band 42)
3G: 2 GHz (Band I)
GSM: standard frequencies.
Everything else about...
Last updated: 3 July 2018 – 09:23
Announced in mid-January and scheduled for release in Fabruary 2017 is a new mini for AU, the Aquos Serie SHV38 mini. It is the same as SoftBank's Aquos Xx3 mini.
The phone has a 4.7-inch FHD IGZO display (469ppi), a 64-bit Snapdragon 617 (MSM8952 - 4 x 1.5 GHz and 4 x 1.2 GHz) processor, 3 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of onboard storage (expandable...
Last updated: 5 April 2018 – 07:45
The new Aquos U SHV37 is AU's version of Docomo's Aquos Ever SH-02J, and is scheduled for release in late November 2016. It is also identical to the Aquos L released by QU Mobile – an MVNO operator wholly owned by KDDI.
The SHV37 is a mid-range smartphone that comes with a 5-inch IGZO display which guarantees...
Last updated: 3 July 2018 – 09:22
Alongside the flagship Aquos Serie SHV34, AU and Sharp are also releasing a smaller version of the new iPhone-knock-off design smartphones, and also branching out a new series called the Aquos U.
The Aquos U SHV35 is equipped with a 5-inch IGZO screen with a lower, HD (1280 x 720 pixels), resolution,...
Last updated: 5 April 2018 – 07:44
It is funny how one day you win a Best Design award with your smartphones, and the next day you release something that lacks any individuality, something that looks almost exactly like the iPhone and the bulk of slab devices out there. The wave of no-uniqueness has hit AU as well and they are releasing their branded version of the SH-04H on Docomo and Aquos Xx3 on Softbank.