Sharp AQUOS sense8 with 6.1″ FHD+ 90Hz IGZO OLED display, Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, 5000mAh battery announced

Sharp Corporation has introduced the AQUOS sense8, a new smartphone, in Japan. This phone features a 6.1-inch FHD+ IGZO OLED display with a brightness of 1300 nits and a smooth, 90Hz refresh rate.

It’s lightweight at just 159 grams and can withstand dust and water thanks to its IP68 rating. It’s also durable with MIL-STD-810G certification.

Under the hood, it runs on the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 Mobile Platform, offering 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, expandable up to 1TB with a microSD card. The device features a 5000mAh battery, providing up to 10 hours of use.

The camera setup includes a 50MP rear camera with 2x optical zoom and image stabilization (OIS), an 8MP ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP front-facing camera. It also supports HDR photography.

In terms of connectivity, it supports 5G/4G/3G/GSM networks, Bluetooth v5.1, Wi-Fi 5, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a display port. You can unlock it with facial recognition or a fingerprint scanner. The AQUOS sense8 runs on Android 13, with three major OS updates and five years of security patches.

Quick specifications: Sharp AQUOS sense8

Pricing and availability

The AQUOS sense8 will be available in Japan this autumn in three colors: Cobalt black, light copper, and pale green, with a price expected around JPY 62,150 (USD 416 or Rs. 34,680 approx.).