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SHV39.png Aquos R SHV39AUJapan

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)
WiMAX 2+
3G: 2 GHz (Band I)
GSM: standard frequencies.

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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: 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...

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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...

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shv37.png Aquos U SHV37AUJapan

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...

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Last updated: 4 December 2017 – 16:19

This December 2016 Sharp are releasing their first SIM-free flip-keitai, the Aquos Mobile SH-N01.

Other than the name, and perhaps relieved from the operator pre-installed bloatware, this is the exact same phone as the Aquos Mobile SH-01J on Docomo, the Aquos Mobile 2 on SoftBank and the Aquos Mobile...

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Last updated: 4 December 2017 – 16:21

Announced in the end of October and due out in mid-December 2016 is Sharp's next SIM-free phone, the Aquos SH-M04, also released as SH-M04-A, the difference being that the latter is sold with an AC adapter and microUSB cable.

Being SIM-free, this naturally means it is a low-spec device. Indeed, on the Aquos SH-M04 we find the octa-core Snapdragon...

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