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Sharp Announces Aquos R6 with 1-Inch Leica Sensor in Japan

Sharp has announced the new Aquos R6 phone in Japan.

Powered by a Snapdragon 888, the phone sports a 20.2 MP 1-inch sensor that was jointly developed with Leica on its back and also features a 7P f/1.9 Sumicron lens for its rear camera. The rear camera is accompanied by a ToF sensor and LED flash. In front, it has a 12.6MP f/2.3 camera.

The Aquos R6 also has what is named the Pro IGZO OLED display. The 6.6-inch 1,260×2,730 HDR display has a 1 to 240Hz variable refresh rate, a 2,000 nits peak brightness, and a 20,000,000:1 contrast.

Inside, the phone has a 5,000mAh battery, 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 128GB of UFS3.1 storage. Other features include the Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max fingerprint sensor and the ability for tethering to turn itself on or off automatically based on the locations you’ve set. An adaptor is included.

The Aquos R6 will be available in Japan from sometime in the middle of June. Prices aren’t available yet, but it will be sold through docomo and SoftBank.


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