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Sharp Aquos R2 compact

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Release Date: Release date: Jan 2018 exp.
Sharp Aquos R2 compact
  • 4 GB
  • 5.2 inches
  • Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
  • 24 MP rear and 8 MP front
  • 64 GB Internal, up to 512 GB external
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)

2500 mAh Lite Yes Fingerprint

Sharp Aquos R2 compact Pros and cons

Sharp Aquos R2 compact - Full Specifications

Device Information

  • Device Type
    smart android phone
  • Model
    Aquos R2 compact
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Dimensions
    131 x 64 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight
    135 g (4.76 oz)
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Deep White, Pure Black, Smokey Green
    Build quality - Front glass, plastic back, aluminum frame

  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)
  • Waterproof
    Yes, IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)


  • 2G
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
  • 3G
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G
    LTE bands
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Dual Nano SIM Dual Standby


  • Display Type
    IGZO IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.2 inches, (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2280 pixels
  • aspect ratio Height of the display screen compared to the width.
    19:9 ratio
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
  • Display Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    - HDR10
    - 120 Hz
    - DCI-P3


  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified while receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    vibration, wave, mp3, ringtone
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker


  • Rear (Primary)
    22.6 MP (f/1.9, 22 mm)
  • Front
    8 MP (f/2.2, 23 mm lens)
  • Video quality
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Rear Camera Features
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting e.t.c.
    LED flash, HDR, gyro-EIS, Beautify, panorama


  • Operating System
    Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • User Interface
  • Java Support


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset, which performs more advanced operations.
    Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm)
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 630
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    4 GB RAM
  • Processor Speed
    4x2.6 GHz Kryo 385 Gold and 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    64 GB,
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    up to 512 GB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    microSD (dedicated)
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (placed in front), gyro, proximity, accelerometer, compass


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    5.0, LE, A2DP
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, dual-band,
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
  • NFC It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector integrated with PowerDelivery 2.0)
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes 3.5mm jack


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web that lets users surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short, these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    2500 mAh (Fast battery charging)
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    Quick guide book

Total Specs Score

7 3.5 1
  • Design 8
  • Display 6
  • Camera 7
  • Features 7
  • Cpu 7
  • Battery 7

Sharp Aquos R2 compact full specifications and quick details


Sharp Aquos R2 compact was announced on November 2018 and speculated to arrive in January 2019. The smartphone touts 5.2 inches of IGZO IPS LCD display at a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 aspects ratio and a ~485 pixels per inch density. The display backs by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 along with IP68 dust and waterproof.

Camera and Performance

When it comes to the camera, Sharp Aquos R2 armed with a single 24 mega-pixels rear camera with an OIS, PDAF, Panorama features while it has an 8 MP front selfie shooter. Regarding the performance, the device has a powerful chipset called Snapdragon 845 with octa-core processor and an Adreno 630 Graphics card. To level up the speed of the applications, it sports 4 GB of RAM. As to the performance, the smartphone offers a 64 GB of internal storage and up to 512 GB of External Storage via dedicated MicroSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 9.0 Operating system.


This device packs a 2500 Mah of Lithium-polymer battery with a fast battery charging technology. The battery may last for around 18 hours on a single charge. To avail its battery to the fullest, users may have to minimize some energy-consuming applications. Even with the fast charging, the smartphone doesn’t seem to be stand out from the crowd.

Sharp Aquos R2 compact - Users Reviews

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