New Sharp Galapagos tablet priced at $780

You know how the saying goes – if at first you don’t succeed, try again. Sharp certainly did give a fair shot at the tablet market with their 5.5″, 7″ and 10.8″ models from their Galapagos range last year as well as this year, but after seeing sales of their efforts being dismal, they discontinued a couple of models, leaving only the 7″ Galapagos being the sole survivor of the […]


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, […]


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 […]


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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 […]