Sharp Aquos Wish goes official in Japan with SD480 and compact body

Michail, 06 December 2021

Sharp has been making some really interesting phones for the Japanese market in the past year with the Aquos R6 and its 1-inch camera sensor being among the biggest headliners. Today the brand announced an entry-level device dubbed Aquos Wish.

Sharp Aquos Wish in its three colors (image: Sharp)
Sharp Aquos Wish in its three colors (image: Sharp)

It comes with a compact 5.7-inch HD+ LCD with a waterdrop notch for its 8MP selfie cam. There’s a Snapdragon 480 chipset at the helm aided by 4GB RAM and 64GB storage which is expandable via microSD. The back house a single 13MP cam.

There’s a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and the battery comes in at 3,370 mAh. The handset’s exact measurements come in at 147 x 71 x 8.9 mm and its weight is listed at 162 grams. The phone is also IPX5, IPX7, IP6X and MIL-STD-810H compliant.

Sharp Aquos Wish goes official in Japan with SD 480 and compact form factor

Aquos Wish comes in Olive Green Ivory and Charcoal colors and is scheduled to go on sale in mid-January. No price details were revealed yet.

Source (in Japanese)


Reader comments

  • Inva
  • 14 Dec 2021
  • S3c

You could sell an 85mm wide phone with huge bezels and a tiny 3" screen and most people on GSM Arena would say "oh such a compact phone!"... unbelievable This phone is 71mm wide, it is not a compact phone, regardless of the screen...

  • Anonymous
  • 07 Dec 2021
  • HKF

I'm sorry but a phone measuring 147 x 71 mm is NOT a compact. It is simply *slightly* downsized. A true compact is something like what we saw in Sony's Xperia Compact series, something that is at most 130 mm tall and is easily usable with o...

A $700 phone is better than a ≈$200 phone? What a revelation!

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