• Ameri-Smartphone Moon over Japan – Sharp Corporation to Release Galapagos Android Devices

    So you're walking around a city in Japan, it's about five or ten years back, what do you see? Japan-born electronics as far as the eye can see. Now you're in that same city, it's 2010 - what do you see? iPhones. Tons of iPhones.

    November 27, 2010 • Views: 0

  • Sharp IS03 sees 450,000 Japanese pre-orders

    Sharp's IS03 has reportedly set new pre-order records for Android devices in Japan, with over 250,000 bought online ahead of the smartphone's launch on KDDI. Meanwhile, in-store pre-orders are believed to be in the region of

    November 25, 2010 • Views: 0

  • Sharp planning glasses-free 3D phones for US, India & China in 2011

    Sharp has put its 3.8-inch parallax-barrier glasses-free 3D display - as previewed at IFA 2010 - into a trio of Android smartphones, and as well as the Japanese launch kicking off next month, the company also intends to bring the

    November 17, 2010 • Views: 0

  • Sharp IS01 Pocketables Unboxing

    It's what Pocketables calls a "much-needed and highly refreshing addition to the market." Sounds good to me. This is the Sharp IS01, complete with a 1GHz Snapdragon inside, clamshell housing, and a 3G connection (as long as

    November 10, 2010 • Views: 0

  • NTT DOCOMO Unveils Three New Android Phones, Coming Soon

    NTT DOCOMO, over there in Japan, has just unveiled a plethora of new devices for their network, and while there's 28 to choose from, only three of them are worth mentioning on the Android front. The three new handsets feature

    November 8, 2010 • Views: 0

  • 3D displays needed in Mobile phones? Sharp thinks so

    3D HDTV's are all the range in the consumer market, at least manufacturers think so. Sales so far of 3D sets have not been very impressive with the main drawback being the expensive 3D glasses. The future seems to be glasses-free

    November 8, 2010 • Views: 0

  • Sharp GALAPAGOS 003SH & 005SH 3D Android smartphones hit Japan

    Sharp Japan has outed a pair of 3D-capable Android smartphones that don't require special glasses.  The Sharp GALAPAGOS 003SH and GALAPAGOS 005SH have both launched on Japanese carrier Softbank; each has a 3.8-inch WVGA display

    November 4, 2010 • Views: 3

  • Sharp IS01 on sale in US

    Sharp's IS01 clamshell Android MID has gone up for sale in the US, courtesy of importer Conics.  They have the 1GHz Snapdragon MID up at $246; that gets you a 5-inch 960 x 480 capacitive touchscreen, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth and

    October 28, 2010 • Views: 0

  • KDDI out new ISO4, IS05 and IS06 Android smartphones

    Japan has already taunted us with the Sharp IS03; now carrier KDDI is flaunting a further three Android smartphones that look reasonably tempting.  Toshiba, Sharp and Pantech are behind the new devices - the REGZA IS04, IS05 and

    October 18, 2010 • Views: 0

  • Sharp Galapagos ereader tablets video demos

    CEATEC 2010 has been running this week over in Japan, and SlashGear Japan have been checking out the latest Android powered hardware for us.  Sharp's Galapagos ereader tablets have been catching our eye since the company teased

    October 7, 2010 • Views: 0