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Only in Japan: Snapdragon S4 Pro-equipped Aquos Phone Xx 203SH will make a debut in 2013

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Only in Japan: Snapdragon S4 Pro-equipped Aquos Phone Xx 203SH will make a debut in 2013
Japan is the land of exotic phones you’d see in no other place on the globe. Such is the Shrap-made Aquos Phone Xx 203Sh, a monster device running on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Pro chip, the same silicon that will power the coveted LG Optimus G.

The new Aquos Phone will come out in the Spring of 2013 as part of Japanese Softbank’s new Android selection. The specs are pretty much mind-blowing in every aspect. There is 2GB of RAM, 32GB of expandable internal storage, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a front facing shooter.

Most importantly we see how this Sharp Android flagship sees the future and it is one of even bigger screens. The Xx 203SH will ship with a 4.9-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, and the phone will run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

It looks brilliant and we can only hope that around spring 2013 our carriers will be flooded with similarly specced devices.

source: Softbank via Akihabara

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posted on 10 Oct 2012, 09:26 6

1. smdeezy (Posts: 66; Member since: 17 Jun 2011)


"Such is the Shrap-made Aquos"

What the heck is Shrap? LOL

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 09:45 3

4. raunak (Posts: 502; Member since: 12 Oct 2011)


it means 'curse' in hindi. hehehe

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:04 3

6. nyamo (Posts: 274; Member since: 19 Mar 2011)


electronics manufacture that dominates in asia as a household name. sharp does ok in the rest of the world but none of the high end stuff seems to come out fast enough.

sharp always had great flip phones for the home market and their smart phones are no different.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 09:31 13

2. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Japan always gets awesome devices before the rest of world does.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:33 4

8. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


Yup, and believe it or not they also get updates fairly quickly.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:44 3

10. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


yeah and this phone looks awesome

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 14:14

14. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


It reminds me of Samsun PH300
+1

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 09:38 1

3. ajac09 (Posts: 1365; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


omg I want!

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:04 3

5. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


Super Specced!

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:25 2

7. Ragnarockd (Posts: 47; Member since: 27 Aug 2012)


great design wow!

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 10:36 1

9. android1234 (Posts: 106; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)


Very nice thing bezel like the Motorola RAZR M.... I think Samsung will introduce a 5" screen in the next Galaxy S3 to out do this but keeping the same size as the galaxy s3....

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 11:28

11. speckledapple (Posts: 878; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


I think that phone is less than appealing.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 12:31 3

12. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


Forget Korean Tech, Advanced Japanese Technology is the only way to fly!

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 14:12

13. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


They should patent this edge2edge design, looks sexy and stylish, with no ugly curves at the front nor at the back, rear flat! "Concept looking phone"

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 15:54

15. The_Innovation (Posts: 538; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


This will never end, at this rate you will never buy a phone. Every time you want to wait to buy something, like the Optimus G let's say, you see that this might come out later in 2013. If you wait until Spring 2013 to buy this, there might be rumors of a 21 megapixel 4GB ram 8 core phone coming later that fall.

So on and so forth....buy what you want now and ignore all the other rumors of the future. It's no use.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 18:51

16. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


i hope sharp will make these phones debut in US market!!! and kill the heck out of samsung!

saw their market share and its falling!!

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 19:36

17. someones4 (Posts: 618; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


Stock prices rise and fall all the time. it all boils down to the end of the financial year

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 19:38

18. someones4 (Posts: 618; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


Why won't the japanese export these phones? and why is PA waving these exotic phones in our faces? and why do the phones' controls look so odd?

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 20:10

19. phil2n (Posts: 466; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


21 megapixel 4GB ram 8 core phone coming later that fall.

and can only use for 1 hour

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 20:47 1

20. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


4GB RAM DDR3. A15 QC at 2.5Ghz. 4Core GPU.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 22:02

21. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


If Big Red released this, it would be known as the Droid Chimera
If Sprint Released this, it would be the Sharp Aquos Bawsephone-203
If ATT released this phone, never mind.

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 23:07

22. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


FAA laa laaaaaa... (heavenly voice)

posted on 10 Oct 2012, 23:11

23. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


Forgot to say: U BETTER GIVE THE U.S. THAT FONE U JAPANESERs or WE'LL BATTLE U 4 IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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