The biggest and the most prevalent trend for this year is expected to be the advent of foldable smartphones. Smartphone OEMs like Samsung and Huawei have already showcased their devices with the technology. Japanese multinational giant Sharp has also joined the bandwagon and revealed a clamshell style foldable smartphone in a video. This is the first time the technology has been exhibited.Sharp Clamshell Foldable Smartphone
The clamshell foldable smartphone from Sharp that has been showcased in the video features a similar design to the expected Motorola RAZR foldable smartphone leaked a few days ago. It has a Plastic OLED display which can be folded completely into [...]
We bring you news straight from Japan, and it’s tech related. So yes, it has something to do with robots. But this time its not just any robot. It’s Japan doing what it does best – making a smartphone that looks like a cute little robot.
Move over, Pepper, there’s a new robot in town and it’s called RoboHon. This tiny robot smartphone is the latest creation announced by Sharp and designed by Tomotaka Takahashi, and it is jammed full of skills and features. If you ever decide to leave your sleek and thin smartphones for a bipedal robot phone with arms and [...]
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.
The less powerful and slightly smaller Aquos Crystal packs [...]
HTC has made it to the worlds first record when it comes to the display matrix with the new HTC J Butterfly. The phone is a Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device and features a 5-inch, 440ppi full-HD “Super LCD 3” panel. The HTC j Butterfly also has a 1.5GHz quad-core APQ8064 underneath which is actually a Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC.
The HTC J Butterfly also has 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, microSDHC expansion, 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 (LE), NFC, LTE and CDMA/GSM/UMTS/GPRS radios which means its perfect for the rest of the world. The phone weighs 140g , and it’s [...]
A lot of the current top-of-the-line Android handsets have screens with a 1280 x 720 resolution on average, but that’s about to change. Sharp is wanting to bring 1080p displays to phablets of all kinds, and has announced that it has started production of its own 5-inch, full 1080p HD smartphone displays
Many of the current top-of-the-range smartphones — iPhone 5 apart — have screens with a 1280 x 768 pixel resolution or similar, which is good enough to be labelled as HD. However, just as it did with flat screen TVs, 720p is about to be replaced by 1080p — as Sharp has announced that [...]
Sharp has released a waterproof phone called the Aquos 102SH, this comes just days after we saw news of the Fujitsu ISW11F. The Sharp Aquos has a decent spec sheet :1GHz TI OMAP 4430 CPU Gingerbread 4.5-inch glasses-free 3D display 720 x 1280 1GB of RAM and a 32GB microSDHC 12 megapixel CMOS sensor DLNA, infrared connections, e-wallet functionality 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth 3.0 capabilities The device is set to release in December in Japan,
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Want a tablet for INR 50. ? Well the Sharp Galapagos tablet has gone on sale in Japan on contract for a mere 100 ¥, which is roughly Rs 50.
The Device is one of the first tablets to show instances of Honeycomb 3.2 in person, But don’t fall easy for the cheap price tag, you will need to tie yourself in a deal with the ISP for a long and problematic contract. The device is also available outright for ¥44,800 or INR. 28,000, which is still cheaper than the Galaxy 750 / tab 10.1s asking price.
The Device is a WiFi only 7 inch device with Android 3.2 Honeycomb and a Unibody shell.
Xiaomi Phone with android 2.3.5 was launched last night in China. The device promises the worlds first 1.5 GHz processor in the form of Qualcomm MSM8260 SoC, along with pretty awesome specifications if you ask me.1.5 GHz Qualcomm MSM8260 SoC 266MHz Adreno 220 graphics processor 1GB RAM 4GB ROM Unlocked bootloader! Android 2.3.5 8 Mp Autofocus Camera with F2.4 lens + LED 2MP Front Camera Rubberized Back Panel MIUI OS (earlier custom rom from XDA) Price is ¥1,999 ($310) which translates to a MSRP : 13,000/- Huge 1930mAh Battery pack GPS (with A-GPS) and GLONASS 4-inch 480 x 854 LCD made by Sharp 125mm x 63mm x 11.9mm Noise-cancelling microphone 149gms Dual antenna design Seven [...]
This monstrous machine has been dubbed the MBE and its named after the process that it uses to assemble objects at the molecular level. The process, called molecular beam epitaxy, is the method by which tiny crystalline structures are layered together to form objects. The process is similar to 3D printing, but works on a molecular level.
With this particular MBE, Sharp researchers at the company’s Oxford Labs in England use a plethora of sensors and magnetic arrays to piece together molecular sized Lego blocks to assemble electronics. The machine works in an environment that is similar to the vacuum of outer [...]
Right out of your clamshell dreams, the Sharp Aquos Phone Hybrid 007SH, is a hybrid traditional clamshell design which packs a 180 degree flipity-flopity touch-screen. Whats more the Old-School looking phone, also packs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, A 6 MegaPixel Camera and 3D capable display. This device will be available to SOFTBANK in Japan.
Sharp managed to force a whole lot of pixels in their laters 85 inch prototype television. 33,177,600 pixels to be precise, Giving a total Resolution of 7680x4320p with 103ppi. Sharp calls it SUPER HI-VISION. In comparison the average LCD / LED TV has a density of 35ppi – 55ppi.
Sharp and NHK Successfully Develop 85-Inch Direct-View LCDCompatible with [...]