In Taiwan, Sharp has announced their latest handset. Dubbed as the Aquos Z2, it is a stylish metal framed handset that's surprisingly competitive in both specs and price.
|Sharp Aquos Z2|
How and why? The Sharp Aquos Z2 is equipped with an upper-midrange like specs that consist of a 5.5 inch FHD screen with Gorilla Glass protection, 2.3 GHz Helio X20 deca core processor, Mali T880 GPU, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB expandable storage, and 3,000 mAh battery w/ (USB Type C) fast charging support.
The device is also packed with a 16 MP main camera w/ PDAF (phase detection autofocus) and dual tone LED flash. In front, this could be a nice selfie phone in the dark as it uses an 8 MP sensor w/ large f/1.8 aperture lens.
It's also complete with modern features such as LTE connectivity, rounded fingerprint scanner at the back, IR blaster, and stereo speakers.
Sharp Aquos Z2 Specs
Display: 5.5 Inch FHD IPS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ Gorilla Glass protection at 401 ppi
CPU: 2.3 GHz 64 Bit Helio X20 deca core processor
GPU: Mali T880
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 32 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 128 GB (dedicated)
Back Camera: 16 MP w/ PDAF and dual LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8 MP f/1.8 w/ wide angle lens
Battery: 3,000 mAh
OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth, IR Blaster, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM
Others: Fingerprint sensor, USB Type C
Price: USD 284
In Taiwan, you can grab that handset with all those nifty features and specs with a low price of just USD 284. That's just around 13.2K Pesos out of straight conversion without taxes and duties yet.
To add more to the good news PhoneArena even stated that Sharp is looking to expand in the Southeast Asia, but it didn't include Philippines in that list yet. Let's keep our fingers crossed!