Last year Sharp has released a mid-range handset with the name Aquos Crystal. The handset was without bezels. By launching its successor with wider display Sharp once again came to limelight of the smartphone arena. The new gadget boasts of having a fine display with a measure of 5.2 inches edge to edge. The smartphone follows the basic features just like the predecessor. The earlier model had a bezel free display with a waterproof facility and mobile wallet support. Aquos Crystal 2 also follows these basic features. Let us have look on the basic features of the latest handset from Sharp.
Physical Designing and Display
The gadget measures to be 136*71*11mm. It has a weight of 154 grams. The display is made of S-PureLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen supports 16 Multi colours. As unveiled earlier the display measures to be 5.2 inches which is approximately about 77.2% of the total body. Screen resolution comes to be nearly 720*1280 pixels with 282 PPI pixel density. Screen is coupled with the feature of multi-touch. The Waterproofing is not so perfect since it could secure the phone from splashes but not when the phone get submerged in the water.
Processor and Memory Features
Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon featuring Quad Core Cortex A7 with a processing speed of 1.2GHz powers the gadget. The GPU is Adreno 305. The processor is coupled with a RAM of 2GB ensuring smooth functioning of the handset. Gadget has an in-built memory of 16GB which can be expanded upto 128GB with the help of external microSD memory card. The OS is of the Android version Lollipop 5.0
Camera and Sound Specifics
The rear camera is with a power of 8MP having an image resolution of 3264*2448 pixels. Along with this the back cam also has autofocusing feature along with LED flash. Certain other add-ons are available with the rear cam and they include Geo-tagging, Face/Smile detection, High Definition Video Recording and Touch Focus. The rear cam can record video at the rate of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. The front cam features 2.1MP allowing the user to have a selfie or having video calling whenever required. While speaking of the sound features, this gadget supports alert types of vibration coupled with MP3 and WAV ringtones. Handset supports 3.5mm jack with Harman Kardon Sound and Direct Wave Receiver.
Communication and Other Supporting Features
The new Aquos Crystal 2 supports Nano-SIM with Splash resistant. It also supports WLAN, NFC and also GPS with A-GPS. It can be connected with external devices with the help of microUSB version 2.0. Handset is having certain other features like Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass. Messaging is possible by way of SMS, MMS, Email and Push Email. Gadget is having an inbuilt MP3, AAc+, WAV player. The video player supports MP4 and H.264 formats. Along with this it also have Document, Image and Video Editor.
Battery Capacity and Colour Variants
The smartphone is having a Li-Ion battery with the capacity of 2030 mAh. The handset is available in various colour variants such as black, white, red and blue.