Sharp Aquos R5G goes international, Taiwan gets it first

Michail, 03 July 2020

Back in February, Sharp announced its Aquos R5G in its home market of Japan. This was the first 5G capable phone in the manufacturer’s lineup and brought flagship specifications alongside a polarizing design with a double notched screen. Now, the Aquos R5G has made its way to Taiwan where it will retail for NT 34,990 ($1,187). The phone will be offered in black and white colors with sales scheduled to begin on July 6

Sharp Aquos R5G launched in Taiwan

The Aquos R5G is built around a 6.5-inch 120Hz IPS panel with QHD+ resolution. It boasts a waterdrop notch on the top for its 16MP selfie cam and a cutout at the chin for its capacitive fingerprint scanner. The display has a 19.8:9 aspect ratio and is protected by Gorilla Glass 6.

Sharp Aquos R5G launched in Taiwan

Around the back, we have a 12MP main shooter with OIS, a 48MP ultrawide module and a 12MP telephoto cam which also boasts OIS. The fourth cutout is for the ToF module. The phone is also capable of capturing 8K videos from ultra-wide module.

Sharp Aquos R5G launched in Taiwan

Under the hood, the Aquos R5G packs the Snapdragon 865 paired with 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 storage. 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.

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Reader comments

  • AnonD-82756
  • 05 Jul 2020
  • nFW

Well to me it's just stupid how an earth am I supposed to know what model is the right or wrong one etc, I saw the phone liked it bought it to which I expected updates and security updates but had nothing, also I am not piddling around with manu...

  • Levy
  • 05 Jul 2020
  • q{r

Your argument might have held water had your concept been less preposterous.

of course, because it is LCD garbage, it can't compete with OLED, end of your whining.

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