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Sharp AQUOS 206SH announced in Japan; Probably not hitting the West

Sharp AQUOS 206SH announced in Japan

Japan’s SoftBank has announced the Sharp AQUOS 206SH, a fancy-lookin’ Android 4.2 smartphone with features that include a 5-inch full HD screen, Qualcomm’s quad-core processor and 13.1-megapixel camera. All this comes as standard in similar products sold elsewhere (i.e. Samsung Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z, etc); what doesn’t is an enormous 3,080mAh battery, which is…

Samsung invests $110 million in Sharp’s LCD-making business

Samsung invests $110 million in Sharp's LCD-making business

Samsung has invested $110 million (10.4 billion JPY) in Sharp’s LCD-making business in a move that could impact Apple’s supply of iPhone and iPad screens. The Korean giant secured itself 3.08% of the voting rights in Sharp, with the Japanese company issuing new shares through a third party allotment to Samsung Electronics Japan. At the…

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