Sharp introduced the flagship Aquos R2 with a wide-angle video camera

In Japan, the announcement of the flagship smartphone Sharp Aquos R2, which received a refined design and an unusual dual camera. But first things first.

Sharp introduced the flagship Aquos R2 with a wide-angle video camera

In Japan, the announcement of the flagship smartphone Sharp Aquos R2, which received a refined design and an unusual dual camera. But first things first.

What kind of beast?

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Sharp Aquos R2 is equipped with a 6-inch WQHD + screen (3040x1440 pixels) with a 19: 9 aspect ratio and a cutout for the front camera from the top. This is a fast IGZO panel with a 25% faster response speed and support for HDR format. The company adds that the device is comparable in size with its 5.3-inch predecessor Aquos R. Inside the flagship processor Snapdragon 845, 4 GB RAM, built-in 64 GB with the option of expansion by microSD card is installed.

The main feature of Sharp Aquos R2 was a camera with two independent modules. The first 22.6-megapixel is used for photography. The second 16.3-megapixel wide-angle module is designed exclusively for recording video up to 4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels). The viewing angle of the optics is 135 °, but in the rollers it will be slightly smaller due to the trimming of the frame with electronic stabilization. Such a system allows you to take photos during video shooting. Front camera at 16.3 MP.

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The case of Sharp Aquos R2 is protected from dust and water according to the IP68 standard, the metal narrows to the center, as the old man Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S. reminded. The glass rear panel hides a battery for 3130 mAh. Charging via USB Type-C port, there is also a 3.5-mm connector. The fingerprint reader is built into the button below the screen. Do not forget about the NFC-chip. For sounding meets the technology of Dolby Atmos. Operating system - Android 8.0 Oreo. Available white and black versions of the smartphone.

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Price unknown

Sharp only announced the forthcoming release of Aquos R2 in the summer, without saying anything about the cost. There were rumors that outside of Japan there will be a two-part version of the flagship, but this information has not been confirmed yet.

Source: Sharp

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