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Last updated: 8 July 2020 – 20:41

Working in conjunction with its affiliate Aurora Telecom Co., Ltd., Sharp have officially announced their 5G smartphone for Taiwan, where it will be distributed by carrier FarEasTone exclusively. The Aquos R5G will be offered under model name SH-R50.

There are no differences between the Japanese model and the Taiwanese counterpart. Read below the description...

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Last updated: 21 May 2020 – 09:32

The Aquos zero2 was certified by Taiwan's National Communications Commission under model name SH-Z20 on 2 February 2020. It took three and a half months to move the phone to reach stores in Taiwan – sales began on 20 May 2020.

The Aquos zero2 sets a new display standard even as other manufacturers are struggling to catch...

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Last updated: 16 September 2019 – 10:36

The Aquos V, codenamed SH-C02, is a new midrange smartphone by Sharp. It was first presented at the IFA 2019 Berlin that started on 5th September 2019.

The Sharp Aquos V is built on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) platform and has an eight-core processor, its operating memory is 4 GB. Onboard storage is 64 GB, likely expandable using microSD...

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Last updated: 20 January 2020 – 10:21

The Aquos R3 is Sharp's first flagship phone to officially sell outside Japan, reaching even European markets.

The Aquos R3 has just launched in Europe (Poland, 18th January 2020) under the SH-R10 model name, retail price 3,400 PLN or 801 EUR/888 USD.

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Last updated: 9 January 2019 – 07:10

The Taiwan version of the Aquos Zero, code-named SH-Z10, will start selling on 15 January 2019. The price in Taiwan is 19,990 TWD (649 USD).

As already known, the Aquos Zero is the world's lightest smartphone having a screen of 6 or more inches – the Aquos Zero weighs 146 grams....

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Last updated: 23 March 2018 – 15:00

Finally, over two months after the date initially scheduled for announcement (16 January 2018), the Aquos S3 mini is a fact. For a while, leaks on the Google Play supported devices list had us believe the phone had been renamed to Aquos V1 mini, apparently not the case, now that it was officially announced on 22 March. Sales will begin (in China) on...

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Last updated: 15 June 2018 – 21:46

The Aquos S3 (FS8032) has finally been announced, first in Taiwan, one day ahead of the advertised 28th April announcement in Vietnam. A month later, on 25 May 2018, the Aquos S3 High Edition (FS8015) passed NCC certification (details below). 

The Aquos S3 has a 5.99-inch screen with a 18:9...

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Last updated: 14 April 2018 – 11:11

8 August 2017: The Sharp Aquos S2 has finally been announced officially and comes, as expected, in two versions – the "standard", FS8010, and the "high-specs", FS8016. The difference between the two models is mainly in the processor and RAM/ROM (read below).

The Sharp Aquos S2 is made by FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Foxconn, and doesn't really qualify...

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Last updated: 26 November 2017 – 15:24

Mid-April 2017: Foxconn have rolled out another Sharp-branded phone in Taiwan, the Z3. This phone is hardly new, though, as it was previously released (in 2016) under the base name Infocus M820, dubbed TG Luna S on South Korean carrier SK Telecom. As expected, Foxconn are simply using the brand ownership they aquired along with purchasing a major share of Sharp last...

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Last updated: 4 December 2017 – 16:41

Announced on 25 August 2016, the Sharp Z2 (FS8002) is a SIM-free smartphone launched for the Taiwanese market. Subsequently, the Z2 was also released for the Singaporean and Malaysian markets.

The Sharp Z2 comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display (401ppi) built using Sharp's advanced high-speed Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Silicon (LTPS) technology offering a 120...

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