Sharp Launches Aquos R3 With 120 Hz Display And Dual Notch
9th May 2019
156 × 74 × 8.9 mm
3120 × 1440 px
upto 512 GB
Android 9 Pie
11 W Wireless Charging Support
USB Type C
120 Hz Pro IGZO Display
The Japanese technology company, Sharp has launched yet another distinctive smartphone which is called the Aquos R3. The newly launched device, like any other, has dual notch. Out of which one is present on top of the display while the second is present below it. Another highlighting feature of the Sharp Aquos R3 is its Pro IGZO display that has a praiseworthy refresh rate of 120 Hz. Except for the said handset, only the Razer Phone has a display with this high refresh rate.
Sharp Aquos R3 Design And Features
The newly launched Sharp Aquos R3 has a unique and distinctive design which is mainly because of the dual notch in the display. It features a notch above the display which houses the 16 MP selfie camera. While the so-called second notch below the display is a way to maximise the screen to body ratio while retaining a fingerprint scanner on the front of the device. The smartphone sports a 6.2 inch Pro IGZO display that has a Quad HD+ resolution of 3120 x 1440 px. As previously mentioned, the display panel has a refresh rate of 120 Hz which provides for an enriched media consumption experience.
The rear of the Sharp Aquos R3 harbours the dual camera setup and the company branding. The said dual camera setup consists of a 12 MP sensor, a 20 MP sensor along with an LED flash. Under the hood, it packs the Snapdragon 855 SoC which is comprised of Octa Core CPU and the Adreno 640 GPU. In terms of memory and storage, the Sharp Aquos R3 has 6 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64 GB of UFS storage. Furthermore, the internal memory is also expandable upto 512 GB via a microSD card.
Connectivity options on the Sharp Aquos R3 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and the bottom mounted USB Type C port. The smartphone is powered by a 3,200 mAh battery which also supports 10 W wireless charging. It is available in a multitude of colours which include Premium Black, Platinum White, Elegant Green, Pink Amethyst and Luxury Red. The smartphone has been launched for the Japanese market and the feasibility of this making to other markets are marginal.