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Sharp Launches Star Wars Smartphone In Japan

11/27/2016, If you like spending money on Star Wars gear perhaps you might want to pick up this new smartphone from Sharp. Bear in mind that it’s only going to be released in Japan so either you’ll have to go all the way to the Land of the Rising Sun to...

Sharp CEO May Have Confirmed Next iPhone’s OLED Display

10/30/2016, We’ve been hearing rumors for a few years now that Apple is going to shift to OLED displays for the iPhone but the company hasn’t done that yet. Recent rumors suggest that next year’s model, which will also be a commemoration of the...

Sharp Unveils IGZO Display That’s Over 1,000ppi

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] If virtual reality to take off, there obviously needs to be some improvements made. There is still a lot of areas that VR could stand to improve upon, and one of those things would be the displays used. Obviously by having a higher...

Sharp’s RoboHon Can Now Double Up As A Waiter/Tour Guide

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] When Sharp unveiled the RoboHon, it was marketed as a cute little robot that could keep you company at home, and the ability to project images from its face, so it’s almost like you get to hang out with a friend and watch a movie. However...

Sharp In Negotiations With Apple For The 2017 iPhone’s Display

09/30/2016, It seems that it has been less than a month since the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have been released, but there is already a lot of talk and interest generated around the 2017 iPhone, which last we heard could be known as the iPhone 8. Now one of the rumors is...

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...