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Sharp Android One S5 goes on sale with Android 9 Pie, Snapdragon 450

Sharp Android One S5

Sharp Android One S5 is now available for sale in Japan after being teased in a video during the holidays. The new smartphone which was released in collaboration with Japan’s SoftBank is also known as Aquos S5. It runs on Android 9 Pie stock OS out of the box, it’s powered by the Snapdragon 450 chip with a full view FHD+ IGZO display. The device just hit the stores with a starting price of ¥9,612 Japanese Yen ($89).

Sharp Android One S5

Design

Sharp Android One S5

The body was made entirely from Metal and looks very simple just like most Sharp smartphone, although there’s a little resemblance with the Sense2. The device doesn’t come with a rear fingerprint scanner but supports Face Unlock. It measures 8.1mm in thickness, weighs 149g overall and available in Pink, Blue and Silver.

Display

The S5 is built around a 5.5-inch FHD+ IGZO full view display. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution along with a 439 pixel per inch density for clear visuals as well. Overall, the screen stretches up to 74.53% screen-to-body ratio.

Software and Hardware

It runs on Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box. Steering the wheel, is the Snapdragon 450 chipset from Qualcomm which comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 1.8GHz offering a smooth ride.

The Qualcomm Adreno 506 graphics card handles everything graphics. The phone packs 32GB internal storage space for storing your files, you can expand up to 512GB using a memory card. It comes with 3GB RAM space for multitasking through apps and tasks.

Camera

The Sharp Android One S5 houses a single 12MP rear camera for all your photography needs. The camera is equipped with a dual-LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. For taking selfies, there’s an 8MP shooter with f/2.2 aperture.

Battery

Powering up the S5 is a 2700mAh battery capacity with support for fast charging. Charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2.5 hours.

Sharp Android One S5 Specs

・5.5-inch FHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Android 9 Pie
・Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
・Octa-core 1.8GHz
・3GB RAM
・32GB Internal Storage
・12MP rear camera
・8MP selfie camera
・2700mAh battery

Sharp Android One S5 Features and Video Review

Sharp Android One S5 Full Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Sharp Android One S5
Announced December, 2018
Released January, 2019
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal
Dimensions 71 x 148 x 8.1 mm
Weight 149g
Water Resistant Yes, IP58 + IP6X
Protection Yes
Colours Pink
Blue
Silver

Display

Display Type IGZO capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 439ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 74.53%
Aspect Ratio 18:9
Touch Screen Model Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, Display manufacturer – Sharp
2.5D curved glass screen
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP
Yes
1080p@30fps
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Phase detection
Yes, dual-LED
f/2.0
8MP
f/2.2

Software

Android 9.0 Pie
Modified
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Process Technology 14nm
CPU Octa-core 1.8GHz
Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU (Cores) 2-Cores
GPU (Frequency) 650MHz
3GB
Memory Speed 933MHz
Internal Storage 32GB
Yes, up to 512GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDX


Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, Type C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
HDMI Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2700mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Video Play
Normal Use

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Sharp Android One S5 Unboxing

Inside The Box

NB: Details may vary.
– Charger
– USB Data Cable
– Earphone
– Quick Start Guide
– SIM Ejector Pin

Sharp Android One S5 Price

Starting From $89 – $99
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