Last updated: 6 June 2021 – 06:33
Japanese carrier AU by KDDI is the first of the major three to announce the Aquos sense3 in its Winter 2019 collection, under the model name SHV45. Read below to see that it is almost the same as the Rakuten Aquos sense3 lite variant but better in certain respects.
The SHV45 is also available on AU's subsidiary UQ Communications.
Last updated: 5 April 2021 – 08:15
AU by KDDI is the second Japanese carrier to officially announce the new Aquos R3 for the Summer 2019 collection. The model name is SHV44.
The Aquos R3 comes with a new 5th-generation IGZO display and a new (finally) camera sensor.
There is no surprise in the design, however: the Aquos...
Last updated: 28 May 2019 – 06:23
Sharp announced the low-end Aquos sense2 on 3rd October 2018, and AU by KDDI were the first to officially announce it just nine days later, codenamed SHV43, releasing it in early November.
In mid-May 2019, a simplified version of the SHV43 was announced under the name Aquos sense2 Easy SHV43, sales scheduled to begin after mid-June 2019. The...
Last updated: 17 March 2020 – 07:40
Officially announced on 14th March 2018, 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: 8 July 2020 – 09:18
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: 11 June 2019 – 08:25
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: 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: 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...