Tag Archives: Sharp

Sharp B10 and Aquos C10 leak ahead of their European debut

Last year at IFA Sharp announced that it would finally be ready to officially offer smartphones in Europe in the second quarter of this year. That timeframe then turned into late June, but Sharp missed it as you’re probably aware. Still, the first phones should reach European shores soon, and two of them have been outed today. The Sharp Aquos C10 is ... Read More »

Apple Sees Sharp Increase in US National Security Requests

HIGHLIGHTS National security related requests quadrupled for Apple in the first half Apple said it had received 13,250 – 13,499 national security requests Google said it had received between 0 and 499 National Security Letters Apple Inc has received more than four times as many national-security related requests from the US government in the first half of this year versus a ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 sells out in China, back again on August 18

Chinese e-tailer JD.com started selling the Sharp Aquos S2 on the 14th and less than 24 hours later there are no more units left. There will be another batch available on August 18, but you’ll need to register first. The bezel-less phone is priced at CNY 2,500 locally for a unit with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There is an international version – CNY ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 leaks with 4K bezel-less display, under-glass fingerprint sensor

Update: The device is set to be made official next month – August 8 to be precise. Original story follows: There have already been rumors that Sharp will come up with a couple of bezel-less smartphones. Not only that, a leaked teaser image alleged to be of one of the devices also surfaced a couple of weeks ago. And now, a render of a handset ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos N7000 review: A 55-inch 4K UHD TV with good audio and HDR-10 (well, sort of)

If you’re looking for an affordable 4K UHD TV with the latest connectivity and better-than-average sound, Sharp’s $800 55-inch class Aquos N7000 should be on your short list. The N7000 is even “HDR-enabled” (High Dynamic Range), meaning it can play HDR10 content, although it doesn’t possess the display chops to take full advantage of that feature. SharpThough I rarely talk ... Read More »

Foxconn allegedly wants to buy Sharp

Sharp has been struggling for years and now chatter from Japan indicates that there’s a bidding war going on for the ailing company. Interestingly, Foxconn is said to have made a $5.1 billion bid. Sharp is one of Apple’s main display suppliers and, of course, Foxconn is Apple’s one of primary manufacturers. Foxconn chairman Terry Gou bought 38% of Sharp’s ... Read More »