Android Review: Sharp Aquos S2 Specs & Price

Android Review: Sharp Aquos S2 Specs & Price
Sharp Aquos S2 is a smartphone you may want to check out if you are in the market for one sporting a bezel-less design. Sharp Aquos S2 packs a robust processor, ample RAM, and large, sharp looking display.

Where to Buy Sharp Aquos S2
Jumia Nigeria – See Offers | Gearbest – See Offers | Banggood – See Offers

Sharp Aquos S2 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 2040 pixels (420ppi)
  • Octa-core chipset (Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 or 660)
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB or 128GB Built-in Storage
  • 12MP + 8MP Dual Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • LTE Data
  • 3020 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
Design and Display
A look at the Sharp Aquos S2 will likely bring the Essential Phone to your mind, if you have seen that device. It sports very slim bezels on all sides, with the exception of the base. That’s for the front. The rear of the Sharp Aquos S2 draws comparisons to the Apple iPhone 8, based on available leaks.

Sharp fits the phone with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2040 pixels. That’s a pixel density of roughly 420 pixels per inch. You can look forward to sharp images then. The screen enjoys protection by Corning Gorilla Glass (version unknown).

You will find a dual camera setup on the rear of the Sharp Aquos S2. A 12MP sensor and an 8MP sensor are arranged one above the other at an angle. Camera features include dual-LED, dual tone flash and phase detection autofocus. This shoots Full HD videos. On the front is another 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.

Hardware and Software
The Sharp Aquos S2 comes in different models. One rocks an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 while the other packs a Snapdragon 660 processor. The first model pairs with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage, while the second has 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. An Adreno 508 or 512 GPU takes charge of graphics crunching, depending on model. Latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system ships with the phone.

Other Specs and Features
A 3020mAh non removable battery supplies juice to the Sharp Aquos S2. This gets Quick Charge 3.0 tech for fast charging. Of course, you get a fingerprint scanner for unlocking – it is built into the Home button. There is a reversible USB Type-C connector. NFC and USB On-the-Go are in the mix here as well.

Pricing and Availability
Sharp Aquos S2 is now available in the China starting at ¥2499 (373 USD or 101,500 Naira). The Sharp Aquos S2 is not yet available in Nigeria. Sharp Aquos S2 price in Nigeria should start at around 145,000 Naira if and when it arrives in the country.

Sharp Aquos S2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Sharp Aquos S2:

General Features
  • Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.2GHz quad-core and 1.8GHz quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 660)
  • GPU: Adreno 540
  • Memory: 4GB RAM (Snapdragon 630) or 6GB RAM (Snapdragon 660)
  • Colours: White, Black, Blue, Green
  • Dimension: 141.8 x 72 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 140g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM
  • Display: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 2040 pixels (420 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass ?
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 8MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual LED Flash, HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP Camera
  • Built-in Storage: 64GB (with 4GB RAM) or 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:
Network Support
  • 2G GSM: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:
  • Music Player:MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes
  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: Yes
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes, Google Now
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes
Other Features
  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No
  • Battery: 3020 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes (Quick Charge 3.0)
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