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Sharp announces the cheapest smartphone AQUOS wish For minimanists & environmental protection appeal –Engadget Japanese version

Sharp announced the new smartphone “AQUOS wish” which is even cheaper than the AQUOS sense series. Scheduled to be released from some telecommunications carriers after mid-January 2022. The price is not disclosed by the manufacturer, but it is a price that is strongly conscious of the upper limit of terminal discount (20,000 yen) by the carrier set by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

The main specifications of “AQUOS wish” are 5.7 inch HD + (1520 x 720) liquid crystal display, Snapdragon 480, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, etc.

▲ The width is 71 mm and it is easy to operate with one hand.

▲ The width is 71 mm and it is easy to operate with one hand.

The concept is “a simple and undecorated smartphone”, and it was developed in close contact with the intentions of “do not carry too many things” and “keep using the things you like for a long time.” Therefore, the rear camera is a 13-megapixel monocular, and the design is simple, such as adopting a plastic housing with a matte texture.

On the other hand, it supports functions for convenient use of smartphones, such as fingerprint authentication, Osaifu-Keitai, waterproof and dustproof (IP67), impact resistance, and 5G communication (sub6).

In line with the growing attention to SDGs, some recycled plastic materials are used for the housing. At the same time, we have adopted a thin package that reduces the amount of paper used by 40%, which is environmentally friendly.

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▲ 35% of the plastic used for the housing is recycled material from the water server.

▲ 35% of the plastic used for the housing is recycled material from the water server.

Normally, these low-priced smartphones are targeted at the elderly and children, but with the new concept of “simple and undecorated smartphones” and “environmental protection” in “AQUOS wish”, in addition to children and seniors. , Target all generations including Gen Z, who is said to have a high interest in environmental protection. It also responds to the demand for transfer from 3G, which is approaching the stoppage of waves.

The main specifications of this machine are as follows.

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