Sharp, a consumer electronics brand recently launched its latest Android One smartphone in Japan.
Dubbed Sharp X1, the smartphone is priced at JPY 70,524 and will be available via Japanese carrier Y! Mobile. Search giant Google has revealed that the smartphone comes with 18 months of guaranteed Android updates from the company.
The Sharp X1 comes with a 5.3-inch Full HD display with 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels resolution. Running Android 7.1 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor. It offers 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be expanded further via microSD card.
The water and dust resistant smartphone promises to offer four days of battery backup on single charge. The company also claims that the smartphone can fully charge within three hours. It is backed by a 3,900 mAh battery and comes with USB Type C port.
The Sharp X1 sports a 16.4MP rear camera (with LED flash) and an 8MP front shooter for selfies. The device offers connectivity options like 4G, LTE, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type C.
This is the second Android One smartphone from Sharp. In 2016, company launched it's first Android One smartphone called Sharp Aquos 507SH in Japan.
Sharp also launched its flagship smartphone Aquos R in its homeland. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with company's own AI assistant. The smartphone features a 5.3-inch QuadHD display of 1440 pixels x 2560 pixels resolution. Running Android 7.1 Nougat OS, the device offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The device comes with a 22.6MP rear camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture and a 16.3MP front camera with wide angle lens. The smartphone packs a 3,160mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support.