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Last updated: 14 September 2020 – 11:54

AU by KDDI is the first Japanese carrier to include the Aquos zero5G basic in its line-up, with sales scheduled to begin on 19 September 2020 under the model name Aquos zero5G basic DX SH02G. It will only be available in black and white, and in the more powerful variant: 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. Those looking forward to the upgrade will have to...

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Last updated: 11 September 2020 – 15:54

The Aquos sense5G is the third phone from the Winter 2020 collection Sharp announced on 11 September. It is nearly identical to the base model Aquos sense4 – visually it is the same; the differences are all under the hood.

The Aquos sense5G comes with a 5.8-inch display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 px, made using the IGZO LCD technology....

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Last updated: 11 September 2020 – 14:24

The second phone Sharp announced on 11 September as part of their Winter 2020 collection is the Aquos sense4 plus. It improves upon the Aquos sense4 in a number of notable ways.

The display is significantly larger: 6.7 inches compared to the 5.8" on the Aquos sense4. This is actually the largest display in the history of Aquos smartphones. Image...

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Last updated: 11 September 2020 – 09:50

Sharp have now announced the phones to be included in their Winter 2020/2021 collection. All four devices are mid-range and three are part of the Aquos sense4 series.

The Aquos sense4 is the basic model. It comes with a 5.8-inch display with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 px, made using the IGZO LCD technology. The display has one small cut-out at the top centre...

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Last updated: 1 September 2020 – 10:42

Following the launch of the Aquos R Compact on the AU and the SoftBank networks, Japan's first smartphone to utilise a free-form display was also announced as a SIM-free device under the model name SH-M06 and will be available in late January 2018. 

Advertised as "the most powerful premium compact model in Aquos history", the Aquos...

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Last updated: 25 August 2020 – 08:54

Some six months after SoftBank released the "basic" version of the Aquos sense3, the most stripped down of three available, AU by KDDI are also launching this model, advertised as a corporate version, codenamed SHV48 and due to reach stores after mid-June 2020. There are no differences between the SoftBank and the AU version.

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Last updated: 24 August 2020 – 09:52

The d-41a is the first tablet Sharp make for docomo's dtab line. Its release was initially planned for early summer but was saw some delays and will start selling on 28 August 2020.

The tablet has a 10.1-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080. It's not an IGZO display, so not particularly energy-saving, but the 6500 mAh...

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Last updated: 18 August 2020 – 13:42

Softbank have announced the A001SH, which is the fifth device in the Simple Smartphone series – designed with elderly people in mind.

This Simple-Sumaho5 has a 5.5-inch IGZO display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 px. Sharp's Rich Color Technology Mobile ensures wide colour gamut and accurate colour-mapping for vivid and beautiful but also close to real...

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Last updated: 18 August 2020 – 09:23

Docomo have also announced the mid-range Aquos sense3 (of which three variants are available) under the model name SH-02M in their Winter 2019/2020 collection.

The Aquos sense 3 SH-02M comes with the impressive promise of "1 week battery life", which is possible thanks to the huge battery savings only...

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Last updated: 4 August 2020 – 09:43

The SH-M12 is the SIM-free version of the mid-range Aquos sense3 that is part of Sharp's Winter 2019/2020 collection.

The Aquos sense3 SH-M12 comes with the impressive promise of "1 week battery life", which is possible thanks to the huge battery savings only an IGZO display can offer. But we don't yet know...

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