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: 18 November 2017 – 13:36
2nd June 2017. Sharp have just released a new device for MVNO carrier UQ Mobile dubbed the Aquos L2.
The Aquos L2 is a rebranded version of the Aquos ea for Softbank and a low-spec device with a 5-inch 720p IGZO screen. What's good about this display, other than being a low-power IGZO that guarantees long battery...
Last updated: 20 April 2018 – 10:20
Rolling out in the end of June 2017 is another Android One* phone by Sharp and Softbank for use on the latter's MVNO network Y!Mobile, codenamed X1.
On the outside, the Android One X1 is an almost exact replica of the Aquos R flagship, down to even the colour range, the only difference being the printed brand names. The...
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: 26 November 2017 – 15:22
Docomo's Summer 2017 series only features one new model – the Aquos R, here dubbed SH-03J, unlike Softbank, which also released a low-spec device, the Aquos ea (605SH).
As you will have noticed, the Aquos R is nothing but a Samsung (S6/S7) knock-off. Although weilding some amazing specs, the design lacks any individuality whatsoever and...
Last updated: 24 November 2017 – 00:24
Softbank are the first to officially announce launching the Aqous R. Alongside the high-spec ugly-huge-bezel device, however, they have decided to also release a low-spec ugly-huge-bezel phone, too. Behold the Aquos ea (606SH*)!
Due to hit shelves in mid-July 2017, the Aquos ea looks exactly like the Aquos R,...
Last updated: 30 January 2018 – 14:23
April 2017: Sharp have just announced their latest Samsung model... knock-off. Although weilding some amazing specs, the design lacks any individuality whatsoever and is a complete copy of your generic Samsung device, even down to the rounded button below the display – which also houses the fingerprint scanner.
The new device is dubbed Aquos R...
Last updated: 26 November 2017 – 15:24
Scheduled to roll out sometime in late February 2017 is Y!Mobile and SoftBank's second iteration of an Android One device. Behold the Android One S1.
Android One is a line of devices targeted at new users of smartphones, mainly from emerging countries markets, where the design and development of the device is handled by Google, and the...
Last updated: 26 November 2017 – 15:33
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...