Sharp announces Aquos R5G with 6.5” QHD+ display, Snapdragon 865 and 8K video recording

Michail, 17 February 2020

Sharp officially introduced its latest flagship for the Japanese market - the R5G. It comes as its first 5G smartphone and brings an interesting spec sheet headlined by the double notched 6.5-inch QHD+ screen. It has a waterdrop cutout for the 16MP selfie cam and a second cutout at the bottom chin for the capacitive fingerprint scanner. The display itself is an IPS panel and comes with a trendy 120Hz refresh rate and is flanked by stereo speakers.

Sharp announces Aquos R5G with 6.5” QHD+ display, Snapdragon 865 and 8K video recording

Going around the back, we have a four-camera array with a 12MP regular shooter with OIS, 12 MP telephoto module with OIS, a 48MP ultrawide snapper and a ToF module. The phone is also capable of capturing 8K video from ultra-wide module.

Sharp announces Aquos R5G with 6.5” QHD+ display, Snapdragon 865 and 8K video recording

The Snapdragon 865 chipset is paired with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 storage, expandable via the microSD slot. The software front is covered by Android 10 while the battery capacity is 3,730mAh. The phone is IP68 compliant and weighs in at 189 grams.

Sharp Aquos R5G in blue, black and white colors Sharp Aquos R5G in blue, black and white colors Sharp Aquos R5G in blue, black and white colors
Sharp Aquos R5G in blue, black and white colors

There is still no pricing or details about an international roll-out of the Sharp Aquos R5G. The phone is expected to arrive to the Japanese market later this spring.

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  • FTY

They need to get fired for not releasing globally anyway.

  • Anonymous

it's really pathetic. whoever running that company need to get fired, their phones use to have their own identity, unmistakably "sharp" design language. now it just.... really really pathetic

What a disgusting monster of a phone. 2 notches.

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