Sharp Aquos S3

One of the most anticipated smartphone of the first quarter of the year, the Sharp Aquos S3 is now official. A flagship smartphone with a massive 6GB of RAM and dual rear camera.

This is coming barely a week after the Sharp Aquos S3 Mini was introduced. Unlike the Mini version, the Aquos S3 sports the iPhone X-like trending top-notch bezel-less display with a massive 128GB storage. Want to know more? Stay with me.

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Design

Sharp Aquos S3

The Aquos S3 comes with a Metal overall unibody that’s quite attractive to hold and flaunt. Just like the Mini version, the beauty in the Aquos series won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Two vertical rear shooters are at the top left corner with a dual-LED flash underneath.

Sharp Aquos S3

Sports a rear fingerprint scanner unlike the Mini version, to really achieve a full bezel-less display. The device is very bulky just like how Sharp make their devices. Measuring 7.9mm in thickness and weighing 165g overall. You can get the smartphone in Gold and Black colors.

Display

Sharp Aquos S3

It’s certain we’ll be seeing more of this throughout this year, iPhone X-like bezel-less top-notch display literally flooded the 2018 MWC. The top-notch was expanded compared to the one on the mini version. As we can see from the photo above, the bottom bezel came out to play a bit as well.

While the top houses the usual features, focusing on the screen, the 6-inch FHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen boasts of a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Everything on the screen should come out great with 402 pixel per inch density. The screen also boasts of 550 cd/m2, sRGB 135%, 1500:1 contrast ratio, Color LED Notifications and a frameless display. Impressively, the screen boasts of 84.70% screen to body ratio.

Hardware and Software

Behind the beautiful screen lies a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chip with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-cores of processor runs impressively at 2.2GHz and boasts of a 14nm process technology. Administrating graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 508 graphics processor.

In terms of RAM and storage space, there are two versions, the standard version comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Then there’s a cheaper version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage space. Both RAM space reaches a memory speed of 1.333GHz, while the storage space is upgradeable up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with Smile UX skin.

Camera

Explore your photography potential with the dual 12MP (f/1.8 aperture, 1.4 um pixel size, 6P lens) + 13MP (f/2.0 aperture). This device might as well make our next list of the best smartphone cameras in the world. For selfies, the 16MP shooter on the top-notch has f/2.0 aperture and face recognition technology.

Battery

Powering the Sharp Aquos S3 is a 3200mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 1.6 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

Sharp Aquos S3 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Sharp Aquos S3
Announced March, 2018
Released March, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal
Dimensions 74.2 x 148.2 x 7.9 mm
Weight 165g
Protection Yes
Colours Gold, Black

Display

Display Type FHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen
Size 6-inch
Resolution 2160 x 1080 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 84.70%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

12MP + 13MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
16MP

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Smile UX
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
CPU Octa-Core 2.2GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 508
4GB/6GB
Internal Storage 64GB/128GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Right)
Proximity
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

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

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3200mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

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

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3 COMMENTS

  1. This Sharp Aquos S3 is indeed Incredible with super excellent features! The Sharp Aquos S3 is just another great one from sharp and the review by techlector team is just so comprehensive! Thanks alot techlector team!

  2. The fact remains that is phone is freaking awesome with about 6 & 8 of Ram and 64 and 128 of Rom.. That’s what I call a monster.

  3. This device is perfect for my use. I never knew that Sharp could come up with such huge and massive phone like this, they really did a great job. I love your review on this device, TechLector, keep it up.

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