Sharp smartphones have rarely seen outside of the local market, but today the Japanese manufacturer introduced a new smartphone called Sharp Z3, priced at $455 and that’s already available for purchase in Taiwan, and the device will be available in May in other Asian countries.
Sharp Z3 features a 5.7-inch IPS LED display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution that can convey a pixel density of 401ppi. The device has a diamond cutting-edge technology frame design and its housing made of durable aluminum alloy. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core processor which supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 chipset along with 4GB of RAM. It packs a 64GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 128GB.
On the camera front, the Z3 flaunts a 16-megapixel primary autofocus camera from Sony with PDAF, OIS, F/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 aperture, wide-angle lens and PDAF to capture stunning self-portraits and high-quality video calling. The Sharp Z3 also comes with a fingerprint sensor placed into a front Home button to operate device quickly.
The handset runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box, and packs a 3100mAh battery under the hood. It supports dual SIM slot with dual standby, For connectivity includes 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5 mm audio jack options.
Last year, Amazon US had listed the Sharp Z2 smartphone at the store in Gold and Silver color options via several third-party resellers. The Sharp Z2 price in USA on online retailer store is set to $369.99 for an unlocked model.