Last updated: 6 April 2019 – 09:23
Shortly after the IS03 was announced, Sharp & AU KDDI presented another Android-based device for their Spring 2011 lineup. The IS05 admittedly has less of the muscle power the IS03 boasts but still makes a very decent machine.
The IS05 runs on Android 2.2 and has Flash Lite 4.0 support, One Seg TV, Mobile Wallet, FM transmitter, AQUOS link...
Last updated: 23 December 2018 – 19:01
In the end of June 2011, AU KDDI and IIDA released a wonderful new smartphone produced by Sharp, the Infobar A01.
While the hardware is the same as that of DoCoMo's SH-12C and SoftBank's 006SH, what is truly impressive is the customized user interface (UI) running on top of Android 2.3.3.
To design the phone and its UI interface, a team...
Last updated: 23 December 2018 – 18:46
Sharp's latest Android device for the Japanese market comes out branded for carrier AU KDDI (on 18 October 2010). The slab device has a 3.5-inch screen with the enormous resolution of 960 x 640 pixels and a secondary display measuring 40 x 208 pixels below it employing Sharp's Mimory technology, which will memorise the most frequently used shortcuts and display them...
Last updated: 18 December 2018 – 12:20
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: 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, scheduled for release in early November.
The Aquos Sense 2 will also be available on UQ Mobile, which is an AU subsidiary.
The Aquos Sense 2 comes with a 5.5-inch IGZO...
Last updated: 20 September 2018 – 12:01
In February 2012, carrier AU KDDI launched the new IIDA Infobar C01 (SHX12) by Sharp, a bar-type phone with a 12-key numerical keypad and a 3.2-inch FWVGA display (854 x 480 px).
The Infobar C01 runs on Android 2.3 and has the IIDA user interface we saw on last year's Inforbar A01. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655T...
Last updated: 10 September 2018 – 13:11
At the end of December 2011, carrier AU KDDI are launching another touchscreen slider, the IS14SH. This has very few differences, if any, from the Summer 2011 model IS11SH or its SoftBank counterpart, the Hybrid 101SH.
This smartphone comes with a 3.7-inch touchscreen with a 960×540 New Mobile...
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: 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: 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...