Sharp unveils 7″ Galapagos tablet

Sharp had originally announced three Galapagos tablets. They were meant to give Apple’s iPad and the other Android tablets in the market a run for their money (isn’t that always the case?), but unfortunately Sharp cancelled two of those three tablets, leaving us to wonder about the fate about the last one. The good news is that the last 7” Galapagos tablet has surfaced, along with Sharps announcement that they […]


Sharp Galapagos 003SH gets Android 2.3 Gingerbread update

While the whole world stood still for a moment to have their expectations deflated with the announcement of the iPhone 4S, Sharp has quietly announced the Android 2.3 Gingerbread software update for those who own the Galapagos 003SH smartphone in Japan – obviously, those residing in the Land of the Rising Sun might find this bit of news to be of interest, since Softbank Mobile, the provider for the Android-powered […]


Sharp Galapagos 5.5″ and 10.8″ gets the axe

In the competitive and cutthroat world of tablets, while sounding cliche, only the strongest survive, and so far (regardless of platform), Apple’s iPad is the tablet to beat with many companies coming out with supposed “iPad killer” tablets. Now the bad news for those who were hoping to get their hands on the Sharp Galapagos series tablets, is that Sharp has apparently decided to drop the 5.5” and 10.8” model […]


Sharp Galapagos tablets to receive Android 2.3 Gingerbread update

Now this is a bitter-sweet piece of news – so you’re one of those who own the Galapagos tablet from Sharp, but it does not come with the latest firmware. What can you do? You can always sit and wait for Sharp to do something about the situation, which is why the Japanese company has just announced the impending availability of Android 2.3 Gingerbread this coming July 25th in Japan, […]


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Disney to release smartphones

When they said every Tom, Dick and Harry would have a smartphone in the future, they weren’t kidding. Disney Mobile has just announced that they will be unveiling a new range of Disney smartphones that will definitely be a hid with the kids and to folks who are fans of Disney. The Disney smartphones will actually be rebranded Sharp Galapagos 003SH phones, yes those phones with 3D screens that don’t […]


NTT announces DoCoMo SH07C Galapagos tablet

This is Japan-only news – NTT DoCoMo has just announced their DoCoMo SH07C, a Sharp Galapagos based e-book reader which was introduced to the world for the first time back in November last year. This device will hit the Japanese market in 10 days’ time, although pricing details were yet to be determined. Specifications of the SH07C will include a 5.5″ touchscreen display at 1024 × 600 resolution, Sharp’s very […]


Sharp Galapagos 003SH And 005SH Glasses-free 3D Phones For Japan

We already know that Sharp is capable of churning out 3D displays and now the company has introduced a pair of glasses-free 3D Android-powered phones over in Japan. The two phones are the Galapagos 003SH and 005SH for Japan’s Softbank network. Both devices offer a 3.8-inch 800 x 480 pixel 3D-capable display and are powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor and Android 2.2 Froyo. The 005SH features a slide-out QWERTY […]


Sharp 5.5- And 10.8-inch Galapagos Tablets Announced

Sharp looks like it wants to dip its feet into the tablet and eBook reader market with the introduction of its Galapagos in Tokyo today. The name is used for the company’s cloud-based eBook service and two new Android devices that support said service. The first is a 5.5-inch 1024 x 600 pixel display device that is optimized for displaying paperback books and will include a trackball to scroll through […]