Sharp Announces 5G-Compatible Smartphone, First Japanese Manufacturer February 17 at 14:55
Sharp announced the first smartphone in Japan to be compatible with the next generation communication standard, 5G.
It is said that a smartphone that supports 5G can download a video that takes about 10 minutes in a few seconds if the communication environment is good.
The screen size is 6.5 inches and equipped with four cameras, which can shoot moving images with high-definition 8K image quality, and AI = Artificial intelligence distinguishes people and animals and automatically zooms and plays. Is also provided.
5G will be launched next month by three major mobile companies, and will be released in time.
It is the first time for a Japanese manufacturer to announce a smartphone compatible with 5G, and the price is expected to be around 100,000 yen.
With regard to 5G compatible smartphones, Samsung Electronics in Korea and Huawei in China are leading the way in development, and competition among manufacturers is likely to become more intense.
Yoshiro Nakano, Executive Officer of Sharp, said, "I hope that we will continue to expand 5G services starting in the spring and make the lives of users more convenient."