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Sharp is not a company which people usually associate with Smartphones. But, Japanese electronics giant recently introduced a pair of amazing smartphones that barely have bezels.

Sharp has managed to stock a 5.5-inch screen into a body that stops right at the edge of that display. Not only that, the innards of the phone are also impressive. The 5.5-inch Sharp’s Aquos Crystal X is at 1080p resolution and there’s a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 ticking away inside its 10mm thick chassis.

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The less powerful and slightly smaller Aquos Crystal packs a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 and a 5-inch 720p display. The phone comes with a Harmon Kardon sound effects engine that delivers “Clari-Fi” to restore quality lost in music compression. There’s also “LiveStage” streaming and native compatibility with the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth speaker.

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Sharp is said to enter the US smartphone market with these two phones soon. It has been reported that a invite from US Network Sprint that invites guests to “Take the edge off” has been spotted. It’s also decorated with crystals, suggesting the Sharp Aquos Crystal will be launched on 19th August in the US. The Japanese launch of the Sharp Aquos Crystal and Crystal X has already taken place via Sprint’s parent company SoftBank.

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Sprint hasn’t officially confirmed it’ll offer the Crystal, the reports strongly suggest that it will happen. Sprint is holding a press conference in New York tonight, and its invitation is rife with crystalline symbolism and a tagline that associated with the Aquos’ bezel-less screen.

However, there is no word on pricing or availability in India right now but we’re hoping it arrives here soon. That or it inspires other phone manufacturers to create an interesting bezel-free design like this.

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Parul Ritvik Sood
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iGyaan Network's newbie, Parul is a Writer, Poet, Reader and Mass Communication Graduate with great interest in startups and entrepreneurship.
24 comments
Srijit Sen
Srijit Sen

gonna be pain to apply screen protector. dont care if gorilla glass or anything else, its going to get scratched and you cannot deny it.

Srijit Sen
Srijit Sen

gonna be pain to apply screen protector. dont care if gorilla glass or anything else, its going to get scratched and you cannot deny it.

Abhay Kumar Jha
Abhay Kumar Jha

Sharp sell lcd led ips hd glass panel to samsung ..sony ..micromax .and other big companies..

Abhay Kumar Jha
Abhay Kumar Jha

Sharp sell lcd led ips hd glass panel to samsung ..sony ..micromax .and other big companies..

Piyush Chandra
Piyush Chandra

Seriously! Looks like the front camera is at the bottom. Oh wait. Something else is missing. Did they forget to add the ear piece?

Piyush Chandra
Piyush Chandra

Seriously! Looks like the front camera is at the bottom. Oh wait. Something else is missing. Did they forget to add the ear piece?

ssssohallll
ssssohallll

The Image is Misleading... you might think its a see through screen but it isnt

ssssohallll
ssssohallll

The Image is Misleading... you might think its a see through screen but it isnt

Reshab Bista Chhetri
Reshab Bista Chhetri

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Reshab Bista Chhetri
Reshab Bista Chhetri

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