Sharp has launched a new smartphone called the AQUOS V in the Taiwanese market. The brand’s latest offering comes as a mid-range offering with a two-year-old Qualcomm processor, the Snapdragon 835. The newest Sharp smartphone comes with the older design on the front with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The handset has slim bezels on the sides, but features considerably large bezels on the top and bottom. The other highlights of the AQUOS V include a dual primary camera setup and a fingerprint sensor at the rear, and a beefy battery.
Sharp AQUOS V specifications and features
The AQUOS V sports a 5.93-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor onboard the phone is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage, which can be further increased by inserting a microSD card. On the back, the Sharp AQUOS V has two cameras including a 13MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.0 OIS and a 13MP secondary snapper. For selfies and video calling, the AQUOS V sports an 8MP camera. Software-wise, the phone boots Android 9 Pie out of the box. The connectivity features are standard including 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, and GPS. A 3,090mAh battery keeps the whole package alive.
Sharp AQUOS V price
The Sharp AQUOS V is priced at TWD 6,990 (~Rs 16,500). The phone is available in Taiwan in a single colour variant – Starry Black. There’s no word on the global launch of the handset at the moment.
In related news, Sharp recently launched an Android One phone called the Sharp S7 in Japan. The phone arrived with Android 10 out of the box and will be getting three-year of software support from Google. The other highlights of the handset include a 5.5-inch full HD+ IGZO LCD display, a Snapdragon 630 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a beefy 4,000mAh battery.