Top Android smartphones with the highest screen-to-body ratio

Gadget display borders have made for a delicate, controversial, sometimes even uncomfortable topic basically since the inception of the so-called mobile tech industry. Okay, so maybe this wasn’t really a focal point back when the Nokia 1100 was selling in hundreds of millions of copies, but the prospect of a truly “bezel-less” smartphone captured the

[Deal] Sprint Sharp Aquos Crystal for $79.99

Sharp’s attractive looking #AquosCrystal smartphone can now be yours for just $79.99 from eBay. The smartphone is not a high-end handset internally, but the design and appearance certainly screams of premium. This is a Sprint only offering, however, so your network choices are fairly limited at this point. The handset comes with a 5-inch 720p display, a

Best contemporary HD (720p) Android smartphones

Quad HD handheld display resolution is overkill, and everybody knows that. Including the device manufacturers trying so hard to sell the “feature” as something that’s not – useful and groundbreaking. Well, yeah, sure, it’s innovative and all on paper, but the end consumer needs a magnifying glass to tell the difference between 1,920 x 1,080

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Sharp unveils 5.5 inch 4K resolution display

Japanese display manufacturer Sharp has just unveiled a new 5.5 inch UHD 4K resolution display meant for smartphones. This takes the pixel density race to a whole different level, providing an insane pixel density of 806 ppi. The panel will probably make its way to devices later this year, although the company hasn’t provided details

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Boost Mobile launching Sharp Aquos Crystal on Oct. 17

The Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone will finally hit Boost Mobile starting today. Sprint customers will have to wait until next Friday on the 17th of October to get this unique smartphone from Sharp. Interested customers can get it through Boost Mobile directly starting today for $149.99 off contract or head over to the nearest Best Buy

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Sharp Aquos Crystal officially landing on Sprint for $239.99

Yesterday, we spoke about the possibility of the Sharp Aquos Crystal launching through Sprint. The carrier has officially confirmed this today by announcing the device for $239.99 off contract. The carrier will also offer the smartphone for $10 per month for a period of 2-years under its zero down payment plans. Sprint’s subsidiaries such as

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Sprint could announce the uniquely designed Sharp Aquos Crystal tomorrow

Popular display maker Sharp just announced the Aquos Crystal smartphone earlier today in Japan sporting a very unique design and extremely slim side bezels. Usually, a smartphone which has been announced in Japan wouldn’t grab much attention elsewhere, but it’s different with the Aquos Crystal as the handset is also expected to be launched via Sprint tomorrow, according to

Sharp Aquos Mini SHL24, Aquos Pad SHT22 Gets Launched

Sharp is best known for its TV products rather than its mobile devices yet the company wants to change this by releasing the Aquos Mini SHL24 Android smartphone and the Aquos Pad SHT22 Android tablet. To differentiate its latest products from the rest of the mobile devices available in the market the company equips both

Sharp’s MEMS Display Technology Coming To Mobile Devices This Year

A new type of display will soon make its way to the market this year that’s reportedly better than the OLED and LCD technologies being used by mobile devices today. It’s no secret that Sharp has been working with Qualcomm on a new display technology called MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical System) which delivers an excellent

Sharp to supply IGZO LCD panels to Samsung Electonics

Samsung Electronics will start getting IGZO LCD panels from Japan’s Sharp, which the South Korean company saved from financial trouble last March. Sharp will start producing the said LCD panels for Samsung’s 11.6-inch netbooks this summer. The indium-gallium-zinc oxide panels will be manufactured in Sharp’s facility in Kameyama, Mie Prefecture. This move is part of

Sharp Aquos Phone SH930W Hits Russian Market, Launches In Taiwan

Sharp’s Aquos Phone SH930W has been expected to become available in Russia since November, a few days after it was officially announced. However, there was some delay and the phone did not go on sale on schedule for reasons that Sharp did not disclose. Fortunately, those who have been wanting to get their hands on the

The Fall of the Rising Sun

The reign of Japanese consumer electronic powers has finally come to its demise with the emergence of their rival companies in the United States and neighboring South Korea and China. Previously considered as household names for high-quality electronic products, Sony, Panasonic and Sharp took a drastic nosedive in the tech market ever since consumers shifted

Sharp AQUOS Pad SHT21 Offers IGZO Display

Sharp has taken the wraps off its new tablet, the Aquos Pad SHT21, which features the freshly-unveiled indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) panel. According to Sharp, the Aquos Pad SHT21 is the first tablet to sport said display. Meanwhile, the first smartphone have an IGZO display panel is the SH-02E smartphone, also from Sharp. Sharp

Sharp Begins Production of 443 ppi 5-inch Displays

Sharp has announced that it is working on displays measuring 5 inches diagonally starting last month. These displays will boast of having a High Definition resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and 443 pixels per inch.   According to Sharp, this is the highest pixel density on smartphones at present. By comparison, LG has created

Sharp Aquos SH-10D Gets FCC Stamp of Approval

Sharp has never been a common name in the telecommunications industry.  Apparently, they seem to be warming up to join the battlefield with their new Aquos smartphone.  Here in the US, we have never heard of any high quality or ground shaking phones made by Sharp in the recent past – maybe the reasons is

Sharp to Release Feel UX for Android

Sharp is preparing a new user interface or UI for Android called Feel UX that will help it stand out from other devices that come with the Android stock UI. Other companies have already done the same. HTC, for instance offers HTCSense; Samsung offers TouchWiz; and Motorola has MotoBlur. Now, Sharp is joining the group