The Sharp Aquos S3 is officially the most compact 6" phone

Ivan, 26 March 2018

It was expected of Sharp to announce its Aquos S3 on March 28 but here we are, the phone went official a few days early.

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Sharp Aquos S3

Sharp says that the Aquos S3 is the most compact 6-inch smartphone in the world, measuring 148.2mm x 74.2mm - that's 3.5mm shorter and 1.2mm narrower than the 6-inch LG V30.

That 6-inch screen is an 18:9 2160x1080px IPS LCD with a small notch on the front. It's good for 1500:1 contrast and 550 nits of brightness.

The Aquos S3 has a dual snapper on the back - 12MP+13MP wide and tele setup - and a single 16MP selfie camera inside the notch. The wide sensor on the dual-camera has a large 1.4um pixel pitch and a bright F/1.75 aperture lens. Coupled with AI portrait beauty the tele camera can produce Portrait Mode shots.

The Aquos S3 makes do with a Snapdragon 630 chip mated to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

Finally there's 3,200mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging and Android 8.0 masked under Sharp's Smile UX.

The Sharp Aquos S3 will go on sale in Taiwan on April 1 for the price of NTD 11,990 or around 330.

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Just to make it clear. Sharp did NOT copy Apple's notch! They actually released an S2 model in August 2017 before Apple's iPhone X that had a notch but a very small one that just covered the front camera. The S2 also had the back dual camera design t...

  • Anonymous

Sharp please bring to USA asap

  • AnonD-89789

great lol snapdragon 630 lol and that sweet notch :) i would totaly buy :) a cheap iphone X nock off :)