Sharp announces Aquos Zero 5G Basic and Sense 5G for fall 2020
On September 11, Sharp announced the 2020 winter model of AQUOS brand smartphones. The Japanese company has announced the launch of four new smartphones – Aquos Zero 5G Basic, Aquos Sense 5G, Aquos Sense 4 and Aquos Sense 4 Plus . The first two models support 5G networks and are positioned as middle range or middle high range, and are scheduled to be released sequentially after the fall of 2020.
Sharp AQUOS zero5G basic
First of all, SHARP AQUOS zero 5G basic is a mid-to-high-end model, it supports IP65/68 waterproof and dustproof, features a 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED water drop screen, supports 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, 1 billion color display and 2340 x 1080 resolution.
The mobile phone is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor, and there are two storage space configurations of 8GB+128GB and 6GB+64GB; the mobile phone has a built-in 4050 mAh battery capacity.
For the camera part, AQUOS zero 5G basic adopts a triple camera setup with main camera configuration of 48 megapixels, there are also 13.1 megapixels with 125 degree ultra-wide-angle lens and 8 megapixels with 3X telephoto lens, supporting electronic anti-shake; standard lens sensitivity.
The component also supports the new hybrid autofocus technology, which can provide faster focusing speed. The front camera is 16.3 megapixels with a single lens. In addition, the mobile phone also has built-in Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, and supports fingerprint recognition and facial recognition unlocking. The system uses Android 10. The mobile phone is expected to be available in the fall.
Sharp AQUOS sense5G
Another 5G-supported AQUOS sense5G is SHARP’s first 5G mobile phone pre-loaded with the newly launched Android 11 system and is expected to be available in winter. It uses Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 690 5G processor and UFS standard storage space, and its performance is 2.4 times higher than the previous generation AQUOS sense3. The phone has 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space built-in.
In addition, AQUOS sense5G is equipped with a 5.8-inch FHD+ (2280 x 1080) resolution IGZO water drop screen, with a battery capacity of 4570 mAh. Sharp stated that the phone can be used in a 5G environment for up to one week.
In the camera part, the AQUOS sense5G main camera adopts a block-shaped module design with a three-lens configuration. The standard lens is 12 megapixels, another 12 megapixels with 121 degree ultra-wide-angle lens, and an 8 megapixels 2X telescope lens, at the front for selfies it has a camera of 8 megapixels. In addition, it also has IP65/68 waterproof and dustproof capabilities, and also has a front fingerprint reader.
Sharp AQUOS sense4
The appearance of this AQUOS sense4 is very similar to the sense5G mentioned above, because it is identical in many aspects and in regards to the specifications. The only difference is that the sense4 supports 4G LTE connection, uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, and is pre-loaded with Android 10 operating system. Rest of the specifications are all the same and it is also expected to be available in the fall.
Sharp AQUOS sense4 plus
AQUOS sense4 plus is an LTE-compatible middle-high range model that makes it possible to enjoy games and videos on a large screen. The screen size is 6.7 inches, which is the largest ever for an AQUOS smartphone, and it also has a stereo speaker.
It features a display with FHD+ (2400 x 1080) resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 120Hz touch sampling rate. The phone also support IP65/68 waterproof Dustproof, has a built-in 4120 mAh capacity battery, and equipped with rear fingerprint reader and front stereo dual speakers.
In addition, the mobile phone uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processorwith 8GB of main memory and 128GB of internal storage.
The main camera adopts a quad setup configuration, including a 48 Megapixel standard lens with 115 degree ultra-wide-angle lens, 2 Megapixel macro lens and 2 Megapixel for the depth-of-field lens and supports electronic anti-shake. In addition, the front camera is a dual-lens, which consists of an 8 Megapixel standard lens and a 2 Megapixel ToF lens. For connectivity options, the device supports Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC and uses the Android 10 system.
The smartphone is available in 3 color options: purple, white, and black. It is expected to be sold in the fall 2020.