Sharp on Tuesday dispatched the Aquos Crystal cell phone, which will be only sold through Sprint in the US at $239.99 (give or take Rs. 14,500) without contract.
The Sharp Aquos Crystal will be likewise accessible on Sprint’s prepaid brands Virgin Mobile (in Black) and Boost Mobile (in White). In both cases, the Aquos Crystal will be valued at $149.99 (roughly Rs. 9,100).
The highlight of Sharp’s new Aquos Crystal cell phone is the about without bezel touchscreen on gadget. The cell phone additionally dons Harman Kardon sound innovations.
The Aquos Crystal accompanies a 5-inch S-CG Silicon LCD HD (720×1280 pixels) edge-to-edge show. The cell phone runs Android 4.4.2 Kitkat out-of-the-container, and is controlled by a 1.2ghz quad-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (Msm8926) coupled with 1.5gb of RAM. It accompanies implicit 8gb stockpiling, which is further expandable up to 128gb through microsd card.
The cell phone brandishes a 8-megapixel back Polaroid, while there is a 1.2-megapixel front Polaroid additionally locally available. The back Polaroid accompanies peculiarities, for example, view modes, confining consultant, night get, HDR, Panorama, successive shots, and screen distinguish. Interestingly, the Sharp Aquos Crystal peculiarities the front-confronting Polaroid at the lowest part of the front board of the handset; something we likewise saw in the Sony Xperia ZL.
Sharp’s Aquos Crystal packs a 2040mah battery, which is evaluated to convey up to 13 hours of talk time, while it measures 131x67x10mm and weighs 141 grams. The cell phone helps Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB, 3g, and 4g LTE integration alternatives.
The Japanese hardware titan has looked to incorporate some intriguing sound gimmicks for Aquos Crystal clients, with Harman’s Clari-Fi sound rebuilding innovation, and Livestage indicator handling for an ‘exact earphone listening knowledge’. Sharp is likewise touting the Clip Now emphasize, which lets clients bring screenshots with a swipe and spare them with an implanted URL for simple imparting.
Remarking on the dispatch, Yoshisuke Hasegawa, Executive Managing Officer of Sharp Corporation said, “US customers have since quite a while ago believed the Sharp Aquos brand to convey outstanding picture quality. We are excited to present the first cell phone from Sharp’s notable Aquos line of gadgets to be accessible in the US, with the dispatch of the Aquos Crystal Smartphone in the U.s. furthermore Japan. The effectively fruitful Aquos brand is making an alternate stride forward among US customers by including the Crystal cell phone, which weds inventive innovation with a lively show, as clients now anticipate from Sharp Aquos items.”
While there are various fascinating cell phones propelled by Japanese and Taiwanese makers in the far east that never see worldwide accessibility, Sharp’s Aquos Crystal denote one of the few such gadgets to make it to remote shores. The move unmistakably demonstrates Softbank’s support in Sprint, and the dispatch articulation of David Owens, senior VP Product Development for Sprint, echoes this, “The joined together force of Softbank and Sprint will bring our clients this top of the line gadget for an exceptionally esteem. We are excited to welcome Sharp to the US remote business. Aquos Crystal will rapidly turn into an absolute necessity have cell phone, showcasing Sharp’s quality in showcase engineering.”