Sharp announces its first 5G smartphone — the Sharp Aquos R5G

The Sharp Aquos R5G is Sharp's first 5G smartphone. It will be released in Japan this spring. The model has a 6.5-inch Pro IGZO display with a resolution of 1440 and 3168 pixels, a peak brightness of 1000 nits and HDR enhancer feature.


Under the hood, the Snapdragon 865 chipset ticks paired with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage.
The 5G smartphone will also offer advanced camera features.
It is able to shoot 8K (7680 x 4320) images and videos with high definition and wide-angle of view.

It also has a "focus playback" function that automatically recognizes people and pets (dogs and cats) reflected in the video using an AI algorithm developed by the company.

The Sharp Aquos R5G is equipped with four rear cameras including the 8K wide camera with a 48MP sensor, 120-degree FoV, f/2.9 aperture, EIS.
In addition to the standard 12.2-megapixel camera (OIS, EIS, f/1.7) and a 12.2 telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom, f/2.7 aperture, EIS, OIS, a ToF camera that blurs the background of moving images are used.

The cameras are supported by the new image quality engine ProPix2 and support AI Live Story Pro.
On the front, there's a 16.4MP selfie shooter.
Power is supplied by a 3730 mAh battery.
The 5G smartphone is IPX5 / IPX8 / IP6X certified for water and dust resistance and supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, NFC, etc.