Sharp is a Japanese multinational corporation that was well known for making televisions and other electronics products. Sharp also manufactures smartphones and it has been making some really interesting phones for the Japanese market. One of the interesting phones is the Aqous R6 which came with a 1-inch camera sensor. Today, Sharp has unveiled the Aqous Wish which is an entry-level compact smartphone with the Snapdragon 480 chipset.
Sharp Aqous Wish Specs
Upfront, the Aqous Wish sports a small 5.7 inches IPS LCD display that has an HD+ resolution with a waterdrop notch to house the front-facing camera. The phone comes in a nice and smooth body that is IPX5, IPX7, IP6X, MIL-STD-810H certified. It is available in Olive Green, Ivory, and Charcoal colors.
Under the hood, the Sharp Aqous Wish is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset which has a max clock speed of 2.0 GHz coupled with the Adreno 619 GPU. It is paired with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB of UFS 2.1 storage with micro SD card support.
The phone runs on Android 11 straight out of the box and Sharp confirms that it will give two years of software updates.
On the rear, the Aqous Wish has a single 13MP camera alongside an LED flash. On the front, the phone has an 8MP selfie camera tucked in the waterdrop notch. As for video recording, both the selfie and rear cameras are capped at 1080p.
As for the battery, the Sharp Aqous Wish is backed by a 3,370 mAh battery that charges via its USB-C port. It also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometric authentication.
As for connectivity, the Sharp Aqous Wish comes with Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, and Wi-Fi direct. It comes with GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, and QZSS for navigation.
Sharp Aqous Wish Price and Availability
The Sharp Aquos Wish is scheduled to go on sale in mid-January and there are no price details yet.