As US is still waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE arrival, Japan in the meantime has come up with a fascinating hardware that is on its toes to make it to the West. Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo, announced the availability of Sharp’s Aquos SH-01D Android smartphone on December 2. The price of the Android phone will be disclosed during the course of time.
The AQUOS SH-01D is dust and water proof and it is provided and built in with all sorts of recent and advanced technologies. The phone does have an immersive 3D experience via its parallax barrier system, which makes you 3D content without wearing glasses. It sports a brilliant 4.5-inch LCD, HD capacitive touchscreen display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.
Based on Sharp’s AQUOS technology, this one offers amazing image quality. Sharp AQUOS SH-01D has an enhanced 12.1-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording capabilities. The smartphone to its inside has a 1 GHz dual core TI OMAP4430 processor along with a microSD card slot for memory expansion (up to 32GB).
Moreover, the AQUOS SH-01D embeds ‘Eco Tech’ support function that provides longer battery life. With ‘Eco-Tech’ you will take the control of various settings of the LCD backlight power and it enables to you to make required adjustments in order to extend the battery life.
According to the carrier, the phone’s battery should support 260 hours of standby time or up to 7 hours of talk time in 3G mode. Other salient features include built-in GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support, integrated TV tuner, and DLNA function. The carrier also confirms that the handset will be delivered with a free 2GB memory card in the sales package. Lastly, this smartphone is powered with Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
Sharp Aquos SH-01D will hit the stores outside Japan in not less than a year and it may be integrated with Ice Cream Sandwich too, mostly next year.