Sharp Aquos R2 unveiled with Snapdragon 845 and AI Dual Rear Camera

Sharp Aquos R2

Sharp Aquos R2 has finally been launched by the company as a bezel-less smartphone with flagship specs. Sharp brought on the same Snapdragon 845 chip on other flagship smartphones for 2018. Making the Aquos R2 the latest flagship smartphone with the powerful chip. This is coming just weeks after the Aquos S3 was introduced.

Sharp Aquos R2

That’s not all, the dual rear shooters on the Sharp Aquos R2 is AI powered and one of a kind. There’s 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage space, an octa-core processor and a stunning IGZO display. Without further ado, meet the Sharp Aquos R2.

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Sharp Aquos R2

The R2 has a unique design that’s more attractive than what we typically see from Sharp. The Metal body with aluminium frame has always been a good combination. As expected, the Metal body was nicely polished to perfection, with IPX5, IPX8 and IP6X certifications.

Sharp Aquos R2

At the top left corner, we can see dual shooters sitting in a vertical position and ready for some photography and videos. There’s a LED flash right beside them, completing the rear features. Turning over to the sides, it measures 9mm in thickness and weighs 181g overall. It’s available in Black and White colors, making it more premium.


Sharp Aquos R2

It’s safe to say that Sharp really loves their selfie notched screen. This will delight those who don’t want their selfie camera on the bottom bezel. There’s a physical home button at the bottom bezel which doubles as the fingerprint scanner.

The 6-inch IGZO IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is literally out of this world. With a resolution of 1440 x 3040 pixels and 561 pixel per inch density, watch all your movies in sharp detail. The screen dishes out a 19:9 aspect ratio, stretches up to 77.8% screen-to-body ratio with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

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Hardware and Software

The Aquos R2 houses the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-Cores of processor here clocks at a blazing speed of 2.6GHz with 10nm process technology. Taking care of graphics is the Adreno 630 graphics processor.

The 4GB RAM space has a memory speed of over 1GHz for smooth and fast multitasking of heavy apps. A standard 64GB storage space is available as well and upgradeable up to 400GB, if you can let go of a SIM slot. The Sharp Aquos R2 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.


Sharp Aquos R2

This smartphone sports dual 16.3MP + 22.6MP rear shooters, but don’t get too excited yet. The 16.3MP shooter that comes first at the top is just for video recording only. While the 22.6MP sensor underneath is for all your photography needs. The video-only camera comes with a few cool features, recording 4K in 135° ultra-wide angle. Additionally, the AI in the camera takes photos automatically during a video shoot. There’s another 16.3MP camera with its own notch for selfies.

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Powering the Sharp Aquos R2 is a 3130mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 1.7 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


Sharp Aquos R2 Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Sharp Aquos R2
Announced May, 2018
Released May, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Metal + Aluminium
Dimensions 156 x 74 x 9 mm
Weight 181g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, White


Display Type IGZO IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6-inch
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 561ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 77.8%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


22.6MP + 16.3MP
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED


Android 8.0 Oreo
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
CPU Octa-core 2.6GHz
GPU Adreno 630
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 400GB

Fingerprint (Front)
Ambient Light
Gyroscope, Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Identification Yes


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3130mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

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

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