Sharp’s second Android One smartphone Sharp X1 has launched in the month of July this year in Japan. The new smartphone will be soon available in India. Sharp X1 is priced JPY 70,524 (INR 40,500), though the phone has decent features, it is quite expensive. The company has stated that the phone has the battery life of 4 days and can be fully charged in 3 hours.
Sharp X1 runs on Android O.S 7.1 Nougat out of the box and the company has claimed 18 months guaranteed Android updates this means the device can be used for two yrs with latest updates. Smartphone comprises of 3,900mAh battery which long lasts for 4 days on standby mode. Another salient feature is that it can be charged within 3 hrs. this device also has the fingerprint sensors though this sensor can be found in all latest smartphones
Design: Sharp X1 has a metallic body with the dimensions 152.00 x 74.00 x 8.90 and weighs approx. 169 grams. The device has launched in three different colors: White, Dark Purple, Mint Green
Display: Sharp X1 has a 5.3 inch full HD display with 1080 by 1920 pixel resolution. The home button is acquired with a fingerprint sensor towards the front.
Camera: Sharp X1 has 16.4-megapixels rear camera and 8-megapixels front camera for selfie lovers
Sharp X1 has USB type-c connection with 3.5 mm earphone jack. This device has a non-removable 3,900mAh battery
This device runs on O.S 7.1 Nougat and it is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 SoC processor with 3GB RAM and 32 GB inbuilt storage. Device’s storage can be expandable up to 256GB via micro-SD card
NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY: Sharp X1 has single nano sim-slot(GSM), this device supports WI-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G connections. it, unfortunately, does not include NFC, FM and USB OTG connection.
SENSORS: This device is built with proximity, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and gyroscope. at its price tag, it would be great if this device involved some more sensors like Magnetometer, Barometer, etc.
|Display||5.3 Inch ( 1080P)|
|RAM||3 GB RAM|
|Processor||Octa-Core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 SoC|
|Camera||16.4MP( Rear) + 8 Mp ( Front)|
|Colors||White, Dark Purple, Mint Green|
|Price||JPY 70,524 (INR 40,500)|
|Expandable memory||Upto 256GB|
Sharp X1 is probably the Android One’s costliest device. The company could have built it with better specifications. we would recommend not to buy this device as other companies are providing much better specifications at good prices. thanks for reading. feel free to share your views on this device.