At a time when the smartphone companies are striding to incorporate all screen displays on their handsets, the Japan-based Sharp came up with a quirky type of display design. The Japanese smartphone maker came up with a dual-notched display on its latest smartphone. Dubbed as Sharp Aquos R3, the handset is the company’s flagship device for 2019.
Sharp Aquos R3 Specs:
Let’s talk about the quirky thing first, its design. As mentioned earlier, the phone comes with two notches on the display. A tiny water-drop notch resides on the top of the display, which houses a selfie camera. On the bottom, there is a slightly wider notch, which shelters a home bottom just like on the old Samsung and OnePlus’ phones. The home button the phone also doubles as a fingerprint scanner.
When it comes to the resolution, the display on this device comes with 6.2-inch Quad-HD+ IGZO panel. So with a dense pixel density, the contents should look sufficiently sharp. The screen on this device also comes with HDR10 support and a high refresh rate. At 120Hz, the refresh rate on this one is better than most of the devices out there.
On the performance front, the phone gets the flagship Snapdragon 855 chipset. The processor is laced with 6GB of RAM and comes aboard with 128GB of onboard memory. Talking about the battery, the phone gets 3200mAh battery with support for 11-watt Qi wireless charging. But even with such a smaller battery, the phone is 8.9mm thick and weighs 185 grams.
On to the imaging part, the phone comes with dual rear cameras on the front. The primary one uses a 12.2MP sensor, which comes capped with an f/1.7 lens. The primary camera fits the subject into the frame with 78-degree FOV. There is a 20MP secondary shooter, which gets the ultra-wide-angle lens. It extends the FOV to 125 degrees. On to the front, the phone flaunts a 16.3MP selfie shooter. To lure the audiophiles, the phone also comes with stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support.
Although the device looks decent on the specs sheet, we don’t yet know how much value it packs. The company hasn’t yet mentioned the price and availability of the device.