Sharp Mobile Phones – Sharp MS1 & Sharp Z2

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Sharp Mobile has launched their first mobile phones in Singapore.

They are the Sharp MS1 and the Sharp Z2.

Both models are mid-tier with the Sharp MS1 retailing for S$299 and the Sharp Z2 retailing for S$399.

The parent company behind Sharp Mobile is Commtiva Technology which is owned by Foxconn.

Just in case you are unaware, Foxconn completed the acquisition of Sharp back in August 2016.

The Sharp MS1 is being marketed as a selfie phone with a 13MP front-facing camera. It comes with a 64GB internal storage and an optional microSD storage expansion of up to 64GB.

It is available in both Hanayome White and Pure Pink.

Sharp MS1 - Hanayome White - FrontSharp MS1 - Hanayome White - Back
Sharp MS1 – Hanayome White

Sharp MS1 - Pink - FrontSharp MS1 - Pink - Back
Sharp MS1 – Pink

The Sharp Z2 is being marketed as a work/performance phone. It comes with 4GB of RAM and a MediaTek Deca-Core (10-cores) processor.

It is available in both Gold and Silver.

Sharp Z2 - Gold - FrontSharp Z2 - Gold - Back
Sharp Z2 – Gold

Sharp Z2 - Silver - FrontSharp Z2 - Silver - Back
Sharp Z2 – Silver

Another thing to note is that the Sharp MS1 charges via the normal Micro-USB port whereas the Sharp Z2 charges via the new USB Type-C port.

Both phones comes with dual-SIM slot with the Sharp MS1 supports a 4G and a 2G nano SIM whereas the Sharp Z2 supports a 4G and a 3G nano SIM.

Both phones will be available from 29th October 2016 at M1, M1 exclusive distributors, selected Challenger stores, and authorized resellers. You can also get it online from Shop365.

Sharp MS1 Specifications

  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processor: MTK MT6753 Cortex-A53 1.3GHz Octa-Core
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: microSD Up to 64GB
  • Display: 5.5″ FHD LTPS Display
  • Rear Camera: 13MP 80° wide angle
  • Front Camera: 13MP AF, 77° ‘selfie’ wide angle
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/AGPS
  • Sensors: AL/Proximity sensor, G-sensor, E-compass
  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Battery: 2,600mAh
  • Ports: 3.5mm audio, Micro-USB, Infra-red
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM (4G & 2G)
  • Dimensions (L x B x W): 155 x 76.9 x 7.6 (mm)
  • Weight: 151g

Sharp Z2 Specifications

  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processor: MTK MT6797 Deca-Core (Dual-A72 2.3GHz + Quad-A53 2.0GHz + Quad-A53 1.4GHz)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: microSD Up to 128GB
  • Display: 5.5″ FHD LTPS Display
  • Rear Camera: 16MP AF PDAF
  • Front Camera: 8MP F1.8 82° wide view angle front camera
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/AGPS + GLONASS
  • Sensors: AL/Proximity sensor, E-compass, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetic sensor
  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Battery: 3,000mAh
  • Ports: 3.5mm audio, USB Type-C, Infra-red
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM (4G & 3G)
  • Dimensions (L x B x W): 153 x 76 x 8.4 (mm)
  • Weight: 160g

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