Sharp has introduced its first smartphone of this year, the Sharp Z3, this device is the successor to the Sharp Z2 which was launched last year. The smartphone seems to be catered to the Taiwanese audience, and as Sharp, as not sold in the US, so we expect that it may be the same time as well.
The Sharp has a metallic design and its surface is made from diamond sandblasting process. The phone is available in a single color of champagne gold. The rear side of the Sharp Z3 bears resemblance to iPhone 7 as it antenna strips on the top and bottom edges. The thickness of the phone is 7.78 mm. It measures 157.9 x 78.5 mm and its weight is 185 grams.
The Sharp Z3 features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen that produces a quad HD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. It has a maximum brightness of 520nits and promises easily readability under direct sunlight. It also has a physical Home button below the display which is embedded with a fingerprint scanner.
The Sharp Z3 is a dual-SIM phone that is powered by Snapdragon 652 chipset which is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. It provides users with a native storage of 64 GB and it comes loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. It is packed with a 3,100 mAh battery.
The rear side of the phone has a 16MP camera that comes with features like PDAF, OIS, and dual LED flash. It’s selfie camera comes with 13MP that supports PDAF and 80.7-degree wide-angle shooting.
Sharp Z3 Pricing & Availability
The sales will begin on April 15 in Taiwan through Synnex dealers and PChome shopping online. It will be hitting the carrier stores as well as Asia-Pacific markets by May. The device is priced at NT$ 1,3990 ($462).
Sharp Z3 Specifications
|Display||5.7-inch (2,560 x 1,440) pixels, WQHD IPS LCD screen. 520nits brightness|
|Camera||Rear – 16MP, f2.0 aperture, PDAF, OIS, and dual LED flash|
Front- 13MP, f1.8 aperture, PDAF and 80.7-degree wide-angle
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8976|
|CPU||Octa-core (quad-core 1.8GHz + quad-core 1.4GHz)|
|Storage||64 GB, Expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB|
|Features||Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM (two Nano SIMs), Fingerprint, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Dimensions||157.9 x 78.5 x 7.78 mm, Weight: 185g|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Price||NT$ 1,3990 ($462)|