Sharp Aquos R6 Launched With World’s First One-inch Camera Sensor: Price, Specifications

Sharp AQUOS R6 comes with an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner to ensure better security.

Sharp the Japanese smartphone manufacturer has expanded its smartphone lineup with the launch of a god-level smartphone called the Sharp AQUOS R6. We are calling it the god-level phone because it’s the world’s first 1-inch camera sensor with an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that supports a two-finger unlocking feature. The handset was initially launched in the home country Japan with highlighted features like Snapdragon 888 processor, a 5,000mAh battery, a higher refresh rate display, and a lot more among others. Let’s have a closer look at the price, specifications, and features of the newly launched Sharp AQUOS R6 smartphone.

Sharp AQUOS R6 Specifications

Sharp has joined hands with Leica to bring the world’s first smartphone with a 1-inch image CMOS sensor. According to the company, the sensor is five times bigger than the predecessor and comes with improved focusing power. The camera setup comes with a low-light autofocus feature that uses a laser to enable high-speed autofocus in low-light condition.

The company also claims that the lens uses a 7-element Leica Summicron, which is capable of taking full-scale photographs in high resolution. The primary camera with a 1-inch image CMOS sensor comes with approx 20.20 million pixels + ToF and the second camera comes with approx 12.6 million pixels along with an LED flash.

According to the company, the AQUOS R6 comes with an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner to ensure better security. Sharp claims that the authentication feature is 11 times wider than the traditional model. The handset comes with a two-finger authentication feature which ensures the smartphone payments and account management is safer.

“The fingerprint sensor of AQUOS R6 is equipped with “Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max” which is 11 times larger than the conventional ones and the largest size in the world . You can also unlock by touching about. Moreover, the security level has also improved,” read the official website.

At the front, the smartphone features a 6.6 inch WUXGA + Pro IGZO OLED display with a resolution of 1260 x 2730 pixels and a 240Hz refresh rate. The handset also comes with a peak brightness of 2000 nits and HDR support with an image quality of 20 million: 1 contrast. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset, clubbed with 12GB RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage.

The Sharp AQUOS R6 ships with a massive 5,000mAh battery with Intelligent Charge 2.0 support. The handset runs on Android 11 and also IPX8 certification which makes it water and dustproof. The company is yet to reveal the price of the smartphone, we will update it as soon as it goes live.

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Karan Sharma with an experience of more than 4.5 years in journalism is pursuing his passion for technology reporting. He is a technology freak and passionate about reviewing smartphones, gadgets, gaming consoles, and more. He is very keen on technology and is always looking out for new technologies to explore. Besides, he is a hardcore traveller who loves to explore places always on his motorcycle.