Sharp's new Corner R concept phone sports a bezel-less curved edge display

Sharp's new Corner R concept phone sports a bezel-less curved edge display
Sharp, the electronics company that was purchased by contract manufacturer Foxconn for $6.2 billion last February, has unveiled a new concept handset. Dubbed the Sharp Corner R, the phone features a bezel-less and curved-edge display. Using the IGZO technology that carries up to 1000ppi, the Corner R features a 5.2-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920. That works out to a 425ppi. The display makes up 90% of the front panel with virtual buttons underneath.

The phone was introduced during the CEATECH 2016 technology expo in Japan on Thursday. There is no word on when the device will be offered to the public. A full list of specs was not revealed.

What was can show you are some photos of the rounded bezel-less curved-edge screen that gives the Sharp Corner R a unique look. Feel free to peruse these photos by clicking on the slideshow below.


source: GizmoChina

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41 Comments

1. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

that's beautiful

11. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

That should have been the actual Google Pixel....

32. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

Accept the curved screen junked it up. Try using a glass protect or anything. Impossibl..

2. yobolegend

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 14, 2016

The Killer phone... Wish it will be available for us...

3. GadgetGuy

Posts: 20; Member since: Sep 15, 2016

This is true futuristic phone. Wish the spec is futuristic too.

4. AlikMalix unregistered

This better be on the next iPhone - or I'll be disapointed for the second year in a row.

7. Unordinary unregistered

I hope not

29. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

100% it wont :D

6. Unordinary unregistered

bezeless is stupid and not comfortable to enjoy

25. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

So everyone here that like borderless is stupid!? If you dislike borderless just add a case to your 100% screen to body ratio phone. However, if you dislike thick bezels there nothing you could do to remove them.

30. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yeah right, just use battery pack for more bezels... btw, google, moto, sony, and iPhone also like big bezels nowadays... MOAR BEZELS....

35. nodes

Posts: 1158; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

i do agree though, slim bezels phones aren't that comfortable to use, and not to mention it breaks more easily even with a case on. but it does look great.

27. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Depends on how they implement it. I wouldn't mind a bezel-less phone like this, but there would have to be some significant part of the edges that don't respond to touches. Or some really good algorithm that knows when touches are accidental or not. Also the software needs to be clever enough not show everything from left to right completely filled. This is one thing that annoys me a little on the Samsung S7 Edge; the keyboard is screen wide and some keys on the left and right are in the curved part of the screen. But also text on websites for example can be right under that curved part. If the OS would get things like this right, I would love a screen like the one on the Sharp

43. iamgroot

Posts: 11; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

agreed... still need 'space to hold', especially for gaming...

8. yobolegend

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 14, 2016

Seeing on picture makes me comfortable already... Much more when u actually have in ur hands. U will surely enjoy it and getting others attention.

10. TerryTerius unregistered

As pretty as this looks, it would be a total pain in the a$$ to actually use.

12. AlikMalix unregistered

I thought of that, but I also thought of dead zones (either permenantly or software controlled). Im just tieed of bezels, he-he.

21. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Exactly. I'm facing pain in a$$ when I use my S7 edge to type an SMS. I think note 7 remain the best when it comes to edge screen.

13. vijay.alapati

Posts: 181; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Shut up and take my money NOW

17. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

WOW! That is beautiful!!

18. gigicoaste

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

What iPhone you dreamers, it is clear Sharp!! In real!! :))

19. Zylam

Posts: 1813; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

The bezels are too large on each side.

31. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

samsung will add curve on that 3 edges, lol

20. Vickytan

Posts: 21; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

2017: Because you don't need a front camera and listening through earpiece is so 2016.

26. yobolegend

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 14, 2016

Screen s d front camera Itself..

38. dimas

Posts: 3343; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

You can do selfies with rear cameras if you own z5 premium or s7 titanium. Sharp aquos have their speakers placed behind the display, search mkbhd's review on that for demos.

22. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

And still on screen buttons is there.

24. Macready

Posts: 1817; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Doesn't look like curved edges but rather 2.5D glass on a screen without bezels...

33. Jackdaw

Posts: 66; Member since: Mar 10, 2016

This phone should be 2016 standard. Or at least 90% screen to body ratio. Not 71% like pixel

34. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

I like it, but not the below part and black android bar.

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