Sharp isn’t a well known brand when it comes to smartphones, but we have seen some impressive models from the company like the Aquos Crystal with a true edgeless display. Now, the company has announced a new generation model in the Aquos family which will be called as the Sharp Aquos Zeta SH-04H. Specifications of the new model have been listed on the company website, revealing powerful hardware especially the camera at the back.
According to the latest information, the Sharp Aquos Zeta will come with the Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset under the hood with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The storage comes with up to 200GB MicroSD card expansion slot. Given that display is one of Sharp’s speciality, the phone will come with a 5.3-inch IGZO high-definition full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution LCD screen. The display features 2.5D glass on top and is protected by Gorilla Glass 4.
While these are capable specs, what’s really going to be the speciality of the new Aquos Zeta SH-04H is the camera at the back. The new model will come with a large 22.6MP sensor with Ricoh GR lens certification. This setup can focus in just 0.4 seconds and comes with f/1.9 aperture. It is GR certified by Ricoh Imaging which ensures high quality images. The camera can shoot 4K videos, 240 fps videos and even time lapse at 120 fps. Further, there’s OIS and real-time HDR as well. Up front, there is a 5MP camera with wide angle lens ideal for selfies.
What’s more, the new Zeta SH-04H will be will be waterproof and dust proof as well. Inside its 7.6mm body, the new Aquos Zeta model features a 3000mAh battery. The phone weighs just 155 grams. As for software, it will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. There will be Sharp’s new AI emopa 4.0 which adds more health oriented features. Finally, there will be a fingerprint sensor as well, located on the side just below the power button.
No word on the pricing or availability yet, but don’t expect it to be released outside of Japan. There will be three colour options, green, black and white. [source]