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Sharp Launches The Aquos 507SH Android One Smartphone

07/10/2016, One of the ways that Google has tried to make Android appeal to emerging markets is by launching the Android One initiative. In a way you could think of Android One devices as low-end Nexus handsets aimed at customers on a very tight budget. So far...

Sharp’s Latest Aquos Has A Near Bezel-less Display

07/06/2016, There are some who might criticize OEMs for creating phones with huge displays, but let’s face it, watching a video or playing a game on a 5.5-inch display is indeed more enjoyable compared to a 4-inch. However we suppose we understand where the critics...

Samsung, Sharp To Ramp Up OLED Production For 2017 iPhone

06/22/2016, If you’re looking to save yourself some money, we can suggest that maybe you can skip this year’s iPhone. This is because if you think you can hold out until next year, perhaps that is when upgrading will be more worth it, especially if the rumors are...

LG, Samsung & Sharp Invests In OLED Technology

05/23/2016, Word has been going around that display manufacturers are looking at preparing themselves to meet the needs when the iPhone from Apple makes the jump to OLED displays some time next year, as mentioned earlier in the day. In other words, whatever major...

Sharp And Ricoh Team Up For New Sharp Aquos Zeta Smartphone

05/12/2016, Earlier this year, we did bring you word that Huawei will be teaming up with legendary photography name Leica in order to deliver a smartphone, which the partnership in name yielded the Huawei P9. Well, it did seem like a rather good idea, which could be...

Sharp’s Robot Phone Is Not Cheap At All

04/14/2016, We first saw Sharp’s robot phone back at CEATEC 2015. It’s a unique product as it’s designed to be a small robot that doubles as a smartphone, Sharp calls it the RoboHon, signifying that this is a combination between a robot and a phone....

Foxconn’s Acquisition Of Sharp Could Be Delayed

02/25/2016, Yesterday we reported that Foxconn would be taking over Sharp’s business for $6.4 billion. Considering that the initial reports suggested that Sharp was resistant to Foxconn’s plans due to Foxconn not being a Japanese company, it was quite an...

Foxconn Will Reportedly Acquire Sharp For $6.24 Billion

02/24/2016, Earlier this year we reported that Foxconn was interested in taking over Sharp’s business and reportedly offered the company $5.3 billion. Turns out the rumors were partly true because it has been according to The Wall Street Journal, “people familiar...

Foxconn Reportedly Offered $5.3 Billion To Take Over Sharp

01/21/2016, Foxconn is a company that we’re sure many are familiar with. The company is probably best known for working with Apple in helping them produce and assemble the iPhone and other Apple products. That being said, it looks like Foxconn also wants in on the...

Comirobo Robot From Sharp

10/07/2015, [CEATEC 2015] While Sharp’s RoboHon seem to be the darling of this year’s CEATEC where cute and tiny robots are concerned, this does not mean that there is no love for another more rotund player which so happened to be hanging out at the Sharp booth...

Sharp’s Mirror Display Adds Splashes Of Color To Your Shopping

10/07/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Most mirrors will remain quiet and not answer back – after all, why take the risk of disappointing your owner and getting yourself thrown out of the home or even broken? Two...

Sharp’s Free Form Display Comes In A Range Of Options

10/06/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Most of the time, we would associate modern day displays in just one form factor – a rectangular shape that more or less serves its function well. After all, the more fancy designs, such as a fully round display like those found on...

Sharp Borderless Displays Are Not Quite There Just Yet

10/06/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Despite residing under a transparent showcase with a sign that museums and other historical places (and even high end stores that sell luxury items) would be familiar with, “Do Not Touch”, it seems that the Sharp Borderless Displays are...