Sharp Aquos R is seemingly making its way to the US market in the near future, as it passes through the FCC. According to the FCC, Aquos will be a high-end smartphone when it comes with a number of high-profile specs with the Snapdragon 835 under the hood.
The Aquos R was previously announced in the April this year. However, that time Sharp did not say if the company would bring the Aquos phone to other markets outside its home country, Japan. And now the Sharp Aquos R making its way through the FCC. The model listed by the FCC is the SH-03J version that is a DoCoMo variant. In network support department, the documentation attached to the FCC shows that the device will FDD Band 5, which is associated with U.S. Cellular with 4G LTE.
The SHARP AQUOS R is absolutely an Android smartphone that is targeting to the leading smartphone position. The Aquos is equipped the highest hardware of 2017 Android flagships. The smartphone features a 5.3-inch IPS IGZO display with a QHD 2560 x 1440 resolution as well as the HDR10 compliant. The Sharp Aquos R is powered by the above mentioned Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage. In terms of camera, at the back of the device is a 22.6-megapixel snapper with f1.9 aperture and a 90-degree and wide-angle lens, while on the front is a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Other features include, a 3,160 mAh battery capacity with Quick Charge 3.0 support, USB Type-C connectivity, and a fingerprint scanner embedded the Home button. The device has the usual IP certifications for dust and water resistance, pre-installed the Android 7.1 Nougat with its own AI features. Although the specs are already clear, and it has now passed through the FCC, the price of the smartphone still remains unknown.