Android One heads to Japan with the Sharp 507SH

Android One heads to Japan with the Sharp 507SH

Android One heads to Japan with the Sharp 507SH

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Android One heads to Japan with the Sharp 507SH
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Android One isn’t Google’s most-loved product initiative, but it does proposition consumers with a deal they aren’t getting anywhere this side of a Nexus: updates direct from Google and minimal bloatware. Android One has predominantly launched in Southeast Asia and a few other locations – such as Turkey – but has remained firmly out of tier-one economies to date. Today’s announcement by Google, Sharp, and Y! Mobile, then, is quite interesting.

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The Sharp 507SH is the first Japanese Android One smartphone, and it actually does look pretty solid – it’s even waterproof. While no price was announced, it’s a One phone, so you can assume it’ll be pretty reasonable. Here are the basic specs.

  • 5.0″ IGZO LCD display (1280×720) with 2.5D glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Snapdragon 617 processor
  • Android 6.0
  • 16GB storage / 2GB RAM
  • 13MP rear / 5MP front camera
  • micro SD slot
  • 3010mAh battery
  • LTE with VoLTE
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • IPX5, IPX8, and IP5X certified water and dust-resistant (no port covers)

The 507SH is expected to launch in Japan some time in late July.

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